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...

coffee pour over stand diy

Coffee Pour Over Stand DIY

I recently saw several coffee pour over stands on Pinterest and thought this would be a cool and easy project to make. I hope you enjoy the coffee pour over stand DIY tutorial. I will show you step-by-step how to make one. Only a few tools are needed and...

hand carved wooden spatula tutorial

Hand Carved Wooden Spatula Tutorial

In this hand carved wooden spatula tutorial, I will show you how I transformed a piece of olive board into a beautiful kitchen utensil. All you need are a few carving tools and a jigsaw. A little time. A little patience. But, oh, what a reward when you’re done....