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  • Walnut Awl

    I always seem to find myself looking for a way to mark a center point when starting to turn a piece of wood or when I need to start a screw. I have a spring-loaded center punch, but it’s a bit aggressive on softer woods. So, I decided to make an awl from a piece of walnut and an old… Continue reading "Walnut Awl"

  • Sweet Gum Serving Tray

    I recently snagged a cool piece of spalted sweet gum from my friend Mike Walls, and decided to turn it into a serving tray. I used pupleheart for the handles and added a couple walnut bowties. The serving tray really turned out nice and the spalted wood is just amazing to look at! Check out the video to see a… Continue reading "Sweet Gum Serving Tray"

  • Around the Shop 5/31/2016

    Around the shop is a shop update to let you know what I’ve been up to and what’s to come! I look forward to everyone’s feedback and build or video suggestions. Be sure to check out my friend Johnny Hughes on Instagram Info on the Wedgie Sled can be found here. Don’t forget you can help support the content I create… Continue reading "Around the Shop 5/31/2016"

  • Carpenter Bee Trap

    HONEY BEES DO NOT GET CAUGHT IN THESE TRAPS! This week I build a much needed carpenter bee trap. These things will destroy anything they can dig in to! Made from simple pine and a leftover jar. Put a little soda and and a few drops of dish liquid in the jar to help attract wasps also. If you’d like… Continue reading "Carpenter Bee Trap"

  • Ridgided Out!

    I was recently chosen as the winner of David Sheinkopf’s 10K giveaway on Instagram. I picked up a set of Ridgid Gen5x tools. Join me as I unbox the goodies! I SAID THE DRILL WAS BRUSHLESS BUT I WAS WRONG! 🙂 Make sure to check out David if you’re not familiar with who he is! If you’d like to help… Continue reading "Ridgided Out!"

  • Small Segmented Bowl

    Segmented bowl turning has become my “new thing”! It gets my creative juices flowing and is just plain fun! In this weeks video, with the help of my buddy Johnny, I take some basic wood scraps and turn them into a really cool little bowl. Enjoy! If you’d like to help support the content I create, head over to my… Continue reading "Small Segmented Bowl"