Turning an Osage Orange Bowl

August 3, 2017

Check out the video! Please Subscribe!   I’ve always heard great things about turning osage orange from friends but never got the chance to try it myself as it’s not typically the type of wood […]

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 […]

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