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Woodturning: A Steampunk Pen

Woodturning: A Steampunk Pen

This week, I turn a really cool steampunk pen for a customer. He actually ordered two pens as Christmas gifts. One was the steampunk pen and the other was a fountain tip pen where I used a beautiful piece of marble wood for the body. […]

Inexpensive Photo Booth

Inexpensive Photo Booth

This week I build a much needed photo booth to capture how awesome the wood looks in some of the turnings I’ve done lately. I’m calling it my “Inexpensive Photo Booth”! And, it really is inexpensive! I use very few materials for this build. A […]

My Farkle Cup Sucks

My Farkle Cup Sucks

This week I turn a fun project! It’s a cup used in the game Farkle. My wife and I really enjoy this game and I thought it would be cool to have a hand-made cup for the dice! I used simple scraps from around the shop. After a little glue and turning, it was time to play Farkle!

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Stanley No5: Quick Clean Up and Sharpen

Stanley No5: Quick Clean Up and Sharpen

This week, I do a quick run through of a Stanley No5 hand plane. I recently bought this while working in Birmingham, AL from http://cityhardwoods.com/ . They have an awesome selection of wood and some used hand tools. I really like using hand tools! There’s […]

Woodturning: A Pecan Bowl

Woodturning: A Pecan Bowl

This week I turned a very round bowl from pecan wood. This chunk of wood definitely pushed the limits of my small Nova Comet! It pushed on through with no issues and the results are a pretty sweet bowl! Want to help support what I […]


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