After I looked at my wood pile and found a bunch of hardwood “shorts”, I decided to use them in a project. This hanging wall case is actually designed around those smaller pieces of lumber I found. I am also trying to do this in a single weekend, which is difficult for me as most of the projects I do take me anywhere from 3 weeks to several months depending on the complexity and size. Anyhow, as always I do enjoy hearing from everyone, so please feel free to leave any comments or ...
Here’s the final video of the series! Check it out here. Hope you guys like it! I didn’t get any footage of making the tusks for the center beam or the finishing work. The semester was quickly coming to an end and what time I had for recording was lost. Hope you’re not too disappointed.
My friend Dr. Bruce Dembling recently invited me to his small blacksmith shop in Charlottesville, Virginia. In the above video you’ll see how he repaired several problems on my old antique woodworking chisels. These blacksmith chisel repairs included: 1. Fusing a broken chisel blade: 2. Removing the “mushroom” from a socket chisel: 3. Cutting off the end of an irreparable chisel fracture: This video isn’t meant to be a full tutorial of blacksmith work, but an...
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=637nmSZ7aNA Follow along as I walk through my wood working shop while I talk about the projects and tools that are currently in the shop. Oh I start with a quick look at my new movable chicken coop!
These types of guides are used for cross cutting boards with your circular saw and have been around for a long time, you can even buy one if you want too. Here’s how I made mine.
The second YouTube video is up! Check it out here
In the above video my friend Bill Anderson introduces beginners to the ideal tools and techniques for getting started in carving your traditional wooden furniture. Bill starts off introducing the ideal mallet for wood carving. Here is the link to the mallet that Bill used in this video, along with some highly rated, yet more affordable options: -“Blue Spruce” 16 oz. Carver’s Mallet: around $80 (click here)-“Wood Is Good” urethane Carver’s Mallet: around $29 (click here)-“Shop Fox...
Crazy Stuff Stumpy Thinks About #46: Big Oil? For get that- what about BIG GLUE! It's out of control!!!!
Stumpy has a little fun with the glue isle in the latest video blog. Watch here, laugh a little, then comment. (Friend us on facebook, follow us on Twitter, and visit the Stumpy Store to help support the show!)
The Stumpy Nubs Workshop #46: A really unique homemade router lift that doubles as a mini router table!
In this episode we revisit the homemade router lift, completely redesigning it! This one is better than ever, and it doubles as a mini router table with full lift and lower dust collection capabilities! All this and a little twisted humor in this episode of The Stumpy Nubs Workshop! It’s a great show, you might even laugh a little. So check it HERE!(Get plans here) (Friend us on facebook, follow us on Twitter, and visit the Stumpy Store to help support the show!)
In the above video I share my visit to the Vineyard Haven wooden boat workshop of Ted Box on the Massachusetts island of Martha’s Vineyard. In the video I mentioned that I read a book called “Wooden Boats” which informed me of Ted Box’s boat building. You can find the fascinating book at this link. If you want to learn more details about Ted’s history and his wooden boat building project, you can read more via this Vineyard Gazette newspaper link. Ted’s 70-foot scow schoon...
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