During this Sketchup show I go through a balancing wine bottle holder. This has my most recent measurements that I use and also a link for my actual “How to make a wine bottle holder” video. That video was my first ever on YouTube. Check out the Sketchup video HERE.
I decided to make a card scraper out of a thinner material using a handsaw from a yard sale for $1. I can tell a big difference in the flex from the handsaw blade and the table saw blade. I’ll be using both for a bit and seeing which one I like better. Click here for the video on YouTube. And please subscribe. Edit: I can’t embed video on here at the moment, I will keep trying.
Create this shop tool in just a couple hours. Can be used as trammel points or throw a pencil in the hole and make it a compass. Create curves, circles, measurements, make it a story stick. The possibilities are endless.
Lets see, where do I start? A lot has changed since I was last on here. I cannot remember the last time I was on here, and I have not looked. Since I last was on, we sold our home, moved to another one and in some ways I think it will be better for my wood working addiction. We sold our home in 5 days and closed on it at the end of November. We moved into my wife’s childhood home, we are doing a Rent to Own, and will eventually buy the place. We now have a 2552 sq ft house...
Creating custom intarsia woodworking often finds its best design from a story. One stormy day in April, not very different from any other day, tragedy struck in Alabama. My father was out for the morning working as usual. He decided to come home early because there were some reports that bad weather was coming. He could not have gotten home at any better of a time. As he pulled into the driveway, he had just enough time to find his wife, grab a few neighbors, and get into the panic room i...
Home on the Hill Intarsia Woodworking Home on the HillCreating custom intarsia woodworking often finds its best design from a story.One stormy day in April, not very different than any other day, tragedy struck in Alabama. My father was out for the morning working as usual. He decided to come home early because there were some reports that bad weather was coming. He could not have gotten home at any better of a time. As he pulled into the driveway, he had just enough time to find his w...
7TH ANNUALNIAGARAWOODWORKINGSHOW SATURDAY NOVEMBER 17, 2012 Niagara Falls HOME DEPOT7190 Morrison StreetL2E 7K5 10:00 am – 4:00 pm Woodworking Competition Two categories to enter:Small Project (has to fit inside a 2ft square box) Large Project (greater than a 2ft square box) PRIZES! PRIZES! and more PRIZES! Woodworking Seminars 10:30-11:3012:00-1:00 1:30-2:303:00-4:00 All Day Demonstrations Niagara Woodcarvers Association Golden Horseshoe Woodturners GuildNiagara Woodworking Cl...
Necessity is the mother of invention. I have this saying above the doorway into my shop because just about every day I am having to create something new to be able to complete what work I have set out for that day. Yesterday it was a portable router table to replace the piece of $#!* Skil router table I bought from HD some time back. The router table has always been a pain in my arse and was never truly good for routing anything well. When I milled all the pieces for my Greene and Greene styl...
Back to frozen Minnesota after 10 days on Kauai. I didn’t bring back any wood this time, but some new ideas for projects. I met a fellow wood worker near Kapaa, and he had me drooling over his shop and tools…a full compliment of Jet tools; table saw, lathe, drill press, planer, band saw, wide belt sander, jointer, etc. I am so envious! He did have a minor mishap the day after we met….he has an additional Sawstop table saw, and while sawing a piece of plywood, the blade br...
Ancientwood, Ltd. has been selected to supply a 7 foot Ancient Kauri table for ABC’s Extreme Makeover: Home Edition! This event is taking place in South Range, Wisconsin, August 3-10. Ancientwood is very excited to have this inspiring opportunity and are pleased to be able to contribute to this deserving family.
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