I'm making my oldest son some stands to put his new bonsai "trees" on.
They're basically tables - legs, apron, bottom stretchers and a top. I
posted some stuff about the process of making them earlier, but without
text AND illustrations, it's hard to convey some things about the
If you're a "wing it" woodworker this project approach should be very
familiar. If you're a newbie, here's some of the process - not only the
"how" but also the "why". It is possible to just jump in and have the
evolve as you make it. PLANS! I DON'T NEED NO STEENKIN' PLANS!
One of these stands is almost done, the second is glued and clamped at
the moment and two of the coved "frames" for between the top of the
apron and the bottom of the top are done and waiting to be glued to the
As always, comments, suggestions, constructive criticism are always