Home & Garden

How to Care for Wooden Utensils

If you’ve looked around my site only briefly, you probably caught on that I love making wooden kitchen utensils — cutting boards, trays, spoons, honey dippers, spatulas, etc. In this article, I’m going to talk about how to care for wooden utensils so they will last for generations. I’ll...

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How to Make Wine Bottle Stoppers

Wine bottle stoppers are fun and easy to make. I made the two bottle stoppers you see in the picture above. The one on the left is made of cherry and the one on the right is walnut. I’m not a heavy drinker, but I do enjoy a meal...

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Proud To Be An American Crafts

With July 4th quickly approaching, I thought I would share a few crafts that exhibit that great American spirit and pride. Yes, pride—we should hold our heads high my friends! Many thanks to the men and women who gave their lives in service for our country. America continues to...

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How to Build a Simple Retaining Wall

Within the last year or two, I was able to finish my first two retaining walls, and I just love how these turned out. In this tutorial, I will show you how to build a simple retaining wall. My first project was a fire pit and a patio combination...

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Antler Handle Basket Tutorial

I recently saw an antler handle basket at a state park and just had to make one for my home. Deer antler is an incredible renewable and rustic material provided by nature. They make for great crafts and decorations for the home. The project I’m sharing here is incredibly...

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