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Live Edge Eucalyptus Table with Metal Legs

December 14, 2017

The eucalyptus live edge table with breadboard ends and a steel base. Before I get into the details of the project itself, I’ll give a quick back story about how this project came about. Skip […]

Make a Tapering Jig

May 27, 2016

Every now and then I run into a cut that should be done with a tapering jig but since I’ve never had one, I generally get it done with some creative clamping. I finally ordered […]

How to Inlay Metal

April 29, 2016

Some projects require a little something extra whether it’s a metal bracket to strengthen a joint or something to cover-up an unsightly mistake. If you ever find yourself in one of those situations, consider inlaying […]

Slide Away Table with Counterweights

April 7, 2016

When I had an opportunity to get the X-Carve from Inventables, it was a no brainer that I needed to go for the 1000mm version. Of course I needed the extra size for the large projects and […]

Mesquite Firewood Navigator Rollerball Pen

March 24, 2016

Last September my friend and I purchased a used lathe that came with tons of turning tools as well as boxes and bags of miscellaneous turning related kits and accessories. Since then I’ve only put it to […]

Monkey Moment #01 – Giant Moving Cart

March 3, 2016

Welcome to the inaugural post of the short format Monkey Moment series. I’ve been wanting to do a “quick tip” type of series for a long time and just haven’t gotten it done. I’ve actually shot […]

Cutting and Drying End Grain Cookies

February 18, 2016

In this article and video I show my process of cutting, stabilizing and drying end grain cookies using a large chainsaw mill, Pentacryl and air drying. I’m not sure who coined the term “Cookie” but you’ll notice […]

Wood Storage Cart

December 26, 2012

This SketchUp file can be found on my Plans & Designs page. Since I work on most of my projects in the garage, I am always fighting for more space. I always stacked my wood up against […]