I got this idea from a viewer in my Woodworking for Mere Mortals Gifts Series for Christmas. I’m using two naturally contrasting colored woods to make the candy cane, but you can also stain on any kind of wood to get the desired effect or paint! I made up a cutting template that you can […]
The sixth one is significantly better than the first one. Starting to sound and feel like a real instrument. Second picture is #1, 2, 4, 5 and 6 in order. #3 went as a gift.
I was mesmerized by the Park house in the 2019 movie Parasite, and one bit of furnishing that particularly caught my eye was a tripod lamp in the living room scenes. I really liked the moody, atmospheric light that it gave off. With some research, I found that the lamp was built by the Korean […]
Using another piece of gall wood that I found, I used my clamp system and Sawzall to make the box shape (which I then ground more or less square with my grinder. Cut the lid off with a pruning saw. One change? Instead of having the inside be a bowl, I used Forstner bit to […]
One of our fellow LumberJocks (MtnWild) has given me over the years some large oak beams reclaimed from heavy equipment pallets. This train was created from the the resawn lumber from one of those beams. Not my design, I found it in an old toy making book a few years ago. A new car is […]
I thought I’d make 5 more combo tools for the show on Saturday as the first one sold right away. I added a rare earth magnet to these and made them a little longer. The top one is Chestnut, then Jarrah, then Mahogany and the last two are Koa. They are 5/8” x 1 1/4” […]