CrestonWood Ultimate Woodworking

Dan Phalen
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Should You Tackle A Shop-Built Router Table Project?
 Woodworkers Say, "Yes, I Can!"

If you're a woodworking hobbyist like me, you may be asking yourself this question. How many woodworkers are prepared to create a precision tool like the one Norm Abram designed? Well, you don't have to be a New Yankee Workshop TV star to get the job done.

<-- Here's Mine.  In my featured post I show you how mine went together, including a link to my PDF file of dimensioned plans, plus a zip of my Sketchup 8 project files.

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FOR THE HOME

bookcase.png Arts & Crafts Style Side Table Does Double Duty

After a long hiatus from woodworking, I decided to build a 21"w x 15"d x 25"h side table for myself. My previous solution for reading book storage was a 25-inch stool of turned legs and maple top. Functional, but not so hot. [Read more...]

missioncab.png Mission Cabinet Doubles As Photographer's Easel and Office Supplies Storage

Here's a custom cabinet designed to fulfill a specific need, but you can build it from my plans for any purpose you see fit. I built this Mission style cabinet to double as an easel for photographing china pieces and [Read more...]

FOR THE SHOP

newshop.png New! My Sunny California Garage Shop

What a place! Lots of light, more room, brand new table saw. Still a work in progress, but have a look anyway. [Read more...]

mjig.jpg Shop-Built Mortising Jig Saves Bux On Low-Budget Shop

I love this thing! It's easy to build from shop scraps, and takes minimal setup to get going. This jig just might help you to the next level in your woodworking. [Read more...]

cprssr.jpg Get that thing up off the floor! Compressor, that is.

Another small shop solution you'll find handy in any situation. It's easy to build from shop scraps and takes minimal setup to get going. [Read more...]

skup.png Too timid for Sketchup?

A compelling rationale for sticking your toe in the Sketchup waters. It won't hurt, I promise... [Read more...]

Let's go cut wood!

Thanks for looking, and I hope you enjoy your visit.

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