Category Archives: Projects
I made an improvement to my mitre saw. The clamp that comes with the saw is too far away from the blade and I sometimes have to cut small parts that won’t reach the clamp. There’s no way I’m holding … Continue reading
Someone on my street was cutting down a large maple tree so I grabbed a few stumps to try and turn my first bowl on my lathe. The wood looked like fungus had started but it makes a weird star … Continue reading
The cabinet is coming along slowly. I’ve installed the doors within the main doors to allow more tool storage. Now the fun part is making individual custom holders for each item. Next step is the main upper mini-cabinet.
I’ve been working on this cabinet for a while for all of my hand tools, it’s 3/4 finished. I need a middle upper cabinet, and two door cabinets that open up to reveal yet more hand tools.
I made this as a gift this Christmas.
Another smartphone holder turned on the lathe, walnut with a thin maple lamination.
We received cellphones at work to replace out desk phones and landlines in an effort to save the country money so I have this little thing laying flat on my desk all day. I decided to take some scrap material … Continue reading
I finished two shop mallets for chisels, joinery and for using workbench holdfasts, one large and one smaller. Material used was maple with walnut accents. The mortise in the head is angled to match the tapered handle so it can … Continue reading
Today I turned this wooden mallet for chisels and carving made of a solid maple blank.
I made these as gifts this Christmas, one to my wife. Maple/walnut end grain, finished with mineral oil and beeswax.