There really is no better way to improve your woodworking skills than to simply head into the shop and build something. In the beginning, its important to pick projects that reinforce the fundamental skills that will come into play on every project. Its also important to include a few things in each project that are currently beyond your skill set. It is vital that you continually challenge yourself with every project (whenever feasible).
The Wood Whisperer – A Cut Above Pt. 1 Make an end-grain cutting board.
The Wood Whisperer – A Cut Above Pt. 2
The Wood Whisperer – Contemporary Clock Making a simple clock.
The Wood Whisperer – Magazine Rack A collapsible magazine rack.
The Wood Whisperer – Somebody Feed Me Making a utility table for the workshop.
The Wood Whisperer – Pencil Holder– A simple and elegant pencil holder.