Make a Hybrid Marking Knife

August 25, 2016

If you spend as much time watching my Instagram feed as I do, you’ll see TONS of cool wood/acrylic hybrid blanks. After seeing my first marking knife with hybrid scales, it was on my to-do […]

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 […]

All in One Cat Box

September 3, 2015

We’ve had one of those enclosed kitty litter boxes for the longest time and it was… ok. It did it’s job but the dogs were always getting in it, kitty litter would get everywhere and […]

Star Wars Pallet Sign

August 20, 2015

My wife and her friend wanted to make some pallet signs this past weekend, my job was to assemble their “canvases”. Luckily I had plenty of pallet wood after recently spending over 5 hours dissembling […]

Workbench to Sofa Table

July 6, 2015

A while back my friend and I acquired this old workbench from a friend going through a divorce. Her X was unable to take any of his tools so somehow the workbench, tools, dirt, grime […]

End Grain Cutting Board

January 22, 2015

A few months ago my friend and I joined two large butcher block counters together for a large kitchen island. After everything was all said and done, I had two sections of butcher block left […]

Chloe’s Pallet Sign

December 5, 2014

My wife Erika picked these letters up before our daughter was born a little over a year ago. She got them painted and planned on putting them up on the wall. That never happened so […]

Wooden Block Robots

March 6, 2014

I saw a post on Pinterest with a couple  wooden block robots and had to make some of my own. I still had a small section of the 4×4 I got from a friends horse […]

Calendar Frames

March 3, 2014

Growing up in Idaho, my family had a calendar frame with the fancy Lang calendars. Since I’ve gotten more into wood working, I have wanted to make some of these as Christmas presents and I […]

Barn Wood Frames

June 16, 2013

My wife always wanted an old barn wood framed mirror to put above our fireplace mantle. After building a new mantle and getting ready to take the final picture for my blog, I started to […]

DIY Reclaimed Pallet Shelf

July 6, 2012

My friend sent me a picture of a shelf made out of a pallet and I immediately called some friends at work to see if I could grab some off the loading dock. I ran down there […]