February Giveaway (2018)

Got a great giveaway opportunity this month. I’m giving away a handmade pen. The winner gets to pick a pen from the picture above. The first pen is a cigar pen made from Lacewood. The next one is a cigar pen made from Tiger Oak. And the third pen...

how to carve a wooden leaf tray

How to Carve a Wooden Leaf Tray

In this tutorial, I’ll be showing you how to carve a wooden leaf tray, just using my two bare hands. Of course, I’ll have a few tools in those bare hands – LOL. This diy serving tray makes a great home decor piece that will hold and showcase your...

christmas tree cutting board

Christmas Tree Cutting Board Project

Cutting boards make great woodworking projects and great gifts. Recently, I came up with this Christmas Tree Cutting Board Project. I used bamboo for the main board and dark hardwood dowels for the “ornaments.” The dowels are rosewood and walnut. You can follow my YouTube tutorial(click below) or see...

make something for the troops

Make Something For The Troops Challenge

Hope you are doing well. The Fall weather has been perfect here in Georgia; chilly in the morning, with a good rest-of-the-day warmup. A while back I was visiting the Woodcraft website and noticed their Turn For Troops Event being held November 10-11th. This event marks the coming of...

finding wood for your diy projects

Finding Wood for Your DIY Projects

In this article about finding wood for your DIY projects, I will talk about different sources of wood and some of the pros and cons that come with those sources. This is a question I often get asked, and, in my project tutorials, I make it a point to...