Cell Phone Holder

Cell Phone Holder

I don’t know why, but I wanted a cell phone holder. There’s nothing wrong with just laying your phone on the desk next to you, but one day I decided that wasn’t good enough anymore. So, with a chunk of walnut, a new cell phone stand was created. Not...
Three-Tiered Planter

Three-Tiered Planter

Spring is here! Well, it’s supposed to be here. It still is a tad chilly in Minnesota, but according to the calendar, spring is officially here. So what do people do in the spring? Well, there are the common activities, ride bikes, clean the houses, chase those...
Geometric Mini Planters

Geometric Mini Planters

How cute are these?? I made my first set of these geometric mini planters about a year and a half ago, when I first started working at American Workshop.  They said, “Come up with a project that we can turn into a class,” and I hopped on Pinterest to see...
Rustic Farmhouse Coffee Table

Rustic Farmhouse Coffee Table

I needed a change. When my wife and I got married, we bought a lot of new furniture for our first home. We had a new couch, a new chair, and a new dining room set. But, we kept one thing from my wife’s college dorm room…her coffee table. The coffee table...
Woodworking 101:  The Cutting Board

Woodworking 101: The Cutting Board

The most common phrase we hear around here is, “I would love to learn woodworking, but I have no idea where to start.” My answer?  Start with a cutting board. A small cutting board or cheeseboard is the perfect project for beginner woodworkers.  It’s...