Thursday, January 12, 2017

Shop Update to Kick Off 2017!

Here's a quick Sidebar Conversation shop update to kick off 2017!  Happy New Year!


Tuesday, December 20, 2016

Raised Dog Food and Water Bowl Stand

This raised Dog Food and Water Bowl Stand is an easy woodworking project that you can make in one or two days.   I made this from regular 3/4" lumber from the home center.  Check out the video and then make one for your pet!


If you would like to make one of these yourself, click here to download my PDF plan.  You may need to adjust the dimensions to fit your particular bowls and food container.  Click here for dog bowls like the ones I used (affiliate link).  Your dog is gonna love it!

the carmichael workshop dog food bowl stand

Sunday, November 27, 2016

Making a Magazine Rack

I made this Magazine Rack out of wood and clear acrylic.  This is an easy woodworking project that would make a great gift for any avid reader.  It only took a few hours and it's made completely from scrap materials I already had in the shop.


I enjoy going into the shop with just an idea for a project and making it up as I go.  If you've ever watched the American Pickers show, you've probably seen them talk about "Freestyling" where anything goes and you just wing it.  I did some freestyling to create this Magazine Rack out of leftover materials.  It's going to look great in my library!

Magazine Rack Woodworking Project

Sunday, November 13, 2016

Sidebar Conversation Workshop Update!

Here's a quick Sidebar Convo shop update.  I haven't done one of these since June, so it's long overduc.  Check out what's been going on in my shop!


Below are links to all of the stuff that I mentioned in this sidebar convo: