Small Shaker Bench Part 1: Cutting Parts to Size

In this video series, Phil Huber, editor of Woodsmith Magazine, demonstrates how you can build a small Shaker bench, customized to match your preferred color palette.

With just one piece of wood and a few simple tools, this video lays out each step of creating a small bench. From measuring and cutting each part to the appropriate sizing, to cleaning up the edges after using a jigsaw, you’ll be on your way to adding detail to the legs of this small Shaker bench.

Enjoy more woodworking videos that may come in handy in your old home.


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Founded in 1973, Old House Journal is the original authority when it comes to old-house restoration, traditional house styles, period kitchens, bath & kitchen restoration, DIY projects, gardens & landscaping, and more-- from Colonial and Victorian through Arts & Crafts and Mid-century Modern homes. 

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