Make a Pressure Pot with Accessories for Casting

December 8, 2016

As promised, I’m going to continue down the road of stabilizing and casting “worthless” wood by explaining how I built my pressure pot and accessories. If you missed out on the previous article where I […]

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 […]

Burnt Up Necklace Display

June 14, 2016

A friend of the family runs an Etsy shop called Lily and Maze and was getting ready to do a local craft fair a while back. She asked if I could make her a necklace display, […]

Monkey Moment #03 – Handscrew Vise

June 9, 2016

Need to do some hand tool work but don’t have a proper work bench and vise? Out steps the wooden handscrew clamp to save the day! I’ve always coveted those with a traditional workbench and it has […]

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 […]

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 […]

Ultra Smooth Finishing Method

December 4, 2015

There are few things worse than finishing a project just to have it not appealing to the touch. Don’t you hate it when you’re finally getting around to dusting and your duster keeps getting caught […]

Finishing Your Projects with FIRE!

August 6, 2015

This entire project started out as a test for another one that my friend and I have been arguing about. It all comes down to drinking games.. My friend has been bugging me to make […]

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 […]

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 […]