TV Stand Woodworking Plan is now available

By |April 21st, 2013

We recently completed the woodworking plan for building the TV Stand that we had previously highlighted on the website. The woodworking plan is now available in the Kyserike Kraftsman download store on the website or on our Facebook page.

The plan includes instructions for building both the single high TV stand and the double high TV Stand. It’s like getting two plans in one! Also included in your purchase is a separate PDF document that contains a full size template that can be used to help create the artistic bow front arcs that are a unique characteristic of this TV Stand.

This is also the first set of plans where we have used Google Sketch-up Pro’s Layout program to generate the […]

Creating the Small TV Stand

By |March 27th, 2013

I completed the TV stand this week and I’m pretty happy with the results. I still have a little bit of work to to do to get the woodworking plans ready to add to the download shop. I’m targeting to make them available by the end of this month.

If you’re interested you will find below a few details on the build.
Creating the Top and Bottom
The TV Stand is 13″ deep and 22″ wide. To create the top and bottom I edge glued two 1″ x 8″ red oak boards together to create a blank that was slightly larger than the finished piece. I used biscuits to strengthen the joint and let this setup overnight.
After the glue had dried I […]

New Project – Small TV Stand

By |March 18th, 2013

Well, the china cabinet went on hold again as I received a request to quickly design and build a small TV stand. You know, the ones that sit on top of a dresser and allow you to put a cable box underneath. After looking around at some of the manufactured units to get an idea on styles and function (it’s amazing how much money some of these small units are being sold for) I came up with a design for a simple unit that is assembled with “knock-down” hardware. The stand can easily be modified to expand it from holding one electronic device to holding two by just replacing the sides, and adding a shelf. The top and bottom […]

Sundial Stand

By |February 18th, 2013

This very simple looking sundial stand took quite some time to design and create, mostly because it involved using some techniques that I had not previously tried. I learned a lot about creating curves and the beauty of curves in woodworking.

The project involved creating a few new jigs including a circle cutting jig for my Rikon 14 inch bandsaw, learning to use the circle cutting jig for my router, and the use of a dish carving bit for my router. I needed to create a circle template for the dish carving router bit and used a spiral saw to cut this from 3/4″ MDF.

The sundial base was created using Spanish Cedar. I used this same species of wood to […]

Larry’s Horseshoe Pits

By |February 4th, 2013

Larry, from Brady, Texas sent us these photos of the horseshoe pits that he built for a ranch in the Heart of Texas. Larry’s been a carpenter and re-modeler for 43 years and had no trouble building the pits using the information on the website. Great job Larry !

In case you aren’t as skilled as Larry and need a little more direction in building your own backyard set of pits consider purchasing the woodworking plans with detailed drawings and set by step instructions. The plans are now available on the Downloadable Woodworking Plans page.