Recently I was asked to make a “Ring Bearers Box”, not knowing exactly what this is, I had to ask for some examples, but evidently the practice of using a small pillow for the ring bearer to transport the rings down the isle is giving way to a small box, that contains the rings. When […]
Recently a customer came to me with a request to build a display case for a USMC knife her son had received for Christmas. She wanted to be able to display the Knife on a shelf or on top of the dresser so a way to keep it tilted up for better viewing was also […]
My kids are avid gamers, and since we moved in to our house they have had their gaming rigs setup in a finished portion of our basement. The problem was that the basement had be modestly finished with simulated wood (read ugly) paneling and the bi-fold door that separated the space from the unfinished side […]
As a someone who Up-cycles pallets I wind up with quite a few bits of wood that are unusable for the current project often because they are two thin, or warped etc… I decided to take some thin pallet boards and turn them in to drinking glass coasters with my logo to give out at […]
Over the Christmas Holidays I made several custom ball point pins with my wood lathe, during the assembly process several steps require even force be applied to “Press” the pen kits mechanism together. This shop fixture will allow easy assembly and provides controlled even pressure to minimize the risk of damaging parts during assembly. […]
Some friends of mine recently got married, and I was honored to attend I was able to take several pictures during the ceremony, and decided to make a frame for the pictures and incorporate their invitation. This was a really fun project and if you would like to see how I built it, click the […]
For this weeks project I decided to do a scrap bin project, I did a bunch of tinkering with creating various sound boxes, to see how it would reproduce and enhance sound from the tiny speaker in my Galaxy 5 cell phone. You can adapt the basic design to work with any other cell phone, […]
2016 Sterling Davis Pallet Up-Cycle Challenge 24″ Diameter Occasional Table, mixed species Oak and Poplar Yes, its really from pallets… Have a look at the video I had a great time building this project, and Many thanks to Sterling Davis for sponsoring the Annual Pallet Up-Cycle challenge.