Posts by Mitch Roberson

Mitch Roberson is a writer and woodworker who runs Furnitude (, a blog about handmade furniture. A furniture maker for over 20 years, he works in the Arts and Crafts, Shaker and Mid-Century Modern traditions. Mitch’s work has appeared in Fine Woodworking, the Tennessee State Museum and the Knoxville Museum of Art. Find me on Instagram @furnidude.

How to Make a Krenov-Style Wooden Hand Plane

hand plane

Making your own wood-bodied planes teaches critical woodworking skills and leaves you with a tool you’ll love to use. Let’s get going with milling the wood, drawing the plane and cutting the parts for this wooden smoother.

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3 Must-Have Gadgets for Woodworking

glue set

These three inexpensive woodworking gadgets will help you work more efficiently, accurately and safely. Check out this glue applicator kit, digital protractor and an innovative push block for the jointer.

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Finishing a Tage Frid-Style Three-Legged Stool

view of stool from top

The Tage Frid-inspired three-legged stool is a challenging project that will stretch your woodworking skills. Learn how to trim the wedged tenons, do a final sanding and apply finish to this beautifully designed stool.

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