Posts by Richard Offutt

Fold-Up Grill Table

WOODWORKING Courtesy of Post on Family Handyman: A handy companion for your barbecue that collapses for easy storage. Next Project After building this fold up grill, your family will wonder how they ever grilled without it. The legs nest under the top for quick storage or carrying to all kinds of other jobs, indoors or out. By…

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Wood Shop Layout Tips

12 Shop Layout Tips January 16, 2014 I consider it part of my job to answer emails from my fellow woodworkers. Guild members or not, everyone receives a response. Occasionally, I get a question that requires a very detailed answer and that answer in and of itself would make for a decent blog post. That…

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How to Build a Step Stool

The versatile flip-flop stool just might become a permanent fixture in your bathroom, especially if you have kids. You’ll find plenty of uses for a flip-flop stool. With the back swung up, it’s the perfect chair for little kids to plunk down on. With the back swung down, it’s the perfect step stool for reaching…

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How to Build a Chessboard

Complements of Family Handyman Magazine How To Build A Chessboard Build this simple, elegant chessboard in an afternoon, and make it your own by selecting whatever wood species you like. Volume 0%Next Project Introduction You’ll love playing chess on this custom-built board. And it’s easy to do! Select the contrasting wood species you desire, gather…

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