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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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