Make your own challenging stereo rack

In this project of the day sponsored by Laguna Tools, Willie Sandry the Thoughtful Woodworker details how to build a challenging mid-century modern stereo rack with vertical grooves, graceful tapered legs, and a unique pass-through detail that lets light inside the cabinet for an airy feel, yet still obscures wires for your components. This multi-video project is detailed with tips and step-by-step instructions. The videos are listed below.  For plans to make this rack, click here.

VIDEO: The Vaia Dragon roams the Alpe of Northern Italy

The Vaia Dragon, a sculpture created by Venetian artist Marco Martalar on Alpe Cimbra in the Lavarone area in Northern Italy. The Dragon's body is made entirely of scraps of trees felled by the Vaia storm that swept away millions of trees in the the woods of Alpe Cimbra da Lavarone.

Take your cabin on the road

Want to take a wood cabin wherever you go?  Japanese company Bess recently launched the Imago Iter, a compact cabin-trailer that can be towed behind a SUV or truck.

Haworth to acquire Mikomax

Haworth has signed an agreement to acquire Lodz, Poland-based Mikomax Smart Office, a family-owned manufacturer of acoustic pods for telephone conversations, videoconferences, focus work and meetings.

Flexsteel introduces Chevron line

DUBUQUE, Iowa -- Flexsteel has introduced a new furniture line called Chevron that addresses bedroom, dining, occasional, and home office with rustic sophistication and an organic, textural vibe. Crafted in solid pine, and marked by subtle, V-shaped pattern details, the complete whole home collection is Flexsteel's first entry into the solid wood arena.