Make a Folding Shelf – Quick, Easy & Useful (1940’s)


This is a great little shelf to put where space is at a premium.  You can easily put the shelf up or down as needed.  And you can make this one in minutes!

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Using Rope for Picture Frames & Edging


This article gives a few ideas for using rope to bring a rustic or mariene look to your projects.

Use the rope for picture framing, on trays, as handles and a number of other items.

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Folding Coat Rack for Door or Wall

Vintage: 1940’s


This folding coat & hat rack is easy to make and looks good too!  It can be made from one piece of wood. Read more

Serving Tray & Coasters To Make – Playing Card Theme

Vintage: 1940’s


This tray and coaster set is great for anyone who enjoys card games.

It is suggested to make the tray from birch or maple.  With the feet and Read more

Doorbell Decorations to Make (1940’s)

Make these doorbell decorations to help visitors locate your doorbell.

You could make these really fancy by layering several types of metal as mentioned in the plans. Read more

Lathe Projects – candle holder, salt & pepper shakers, paper weight, toy + more (1940’s)

These are some fun, unique, items to make for your home using your lathe.  They’d  make great gifts too!

Some of the items you can make include:

  • A girl of wood that magically holds fresh flowers.
  • A fish candle holder.
  • An unusual looking duck paper weight. Read more

Merry Christmas & Happy Holidays from the Vintage Info Network

Wishing you and your family all the best during the Holiday Season.

And a Happy & Healthy New Year!

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