Rob Johnstone

  • Compact sewing cabinet project

    PROJECT: Compact Sewing Cabinet

    Sewing is becoming more popular than ever. This compact cabinet with foldout leaves is a great way to enhance enjoyment of the craft.

  • Gone Hunting

    This week, Rob heads out into the field, plus small cabinet joinery and making a three-in-one game table.

  • Time Keeps on Moving

    This week, Rob ponders the passage of time, plus his CNC clock project and a look at the efforts Rockler is making to secure a future for hardwood forests.

  • Tree Envy

    This week, Rob ponders a burl tree he found over the weekend, plus tour Chris Marshall’s battery cabinet and learn butt joints from Ian Kirby.

  • Good Woodworking

    This week, Rob reports in from the Minnesota State Fair, plus find out what’s in store this fall and learn about skew chisels.

  • Video: Sewing Cabinet with Lift

    See how this project’s sewing machine lift mechanism works, plus other features of a compact sewing cabinet.

  • Fort in a Box

    This Week, Rob builds a fort making kit, we take a look at useful sheet goods and a tip on how to make jointer maintenance easier.

  • Student Woodworking

    This Week, Rob heads to the fair, plus we check in with woodworker Stevie Estler and a mobile shop cabinet.

  • Christmas in August

    This Week, Rob thinks ahead to December, plus making coat hooks with steam and clamping without long pipe clamps.

  • Dog Days

    This week, Rob appreciates the dog days, plus a slatted shelving project and a tip for saving wear on chisels.