Tips and Techniques

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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12 Shop Resolutions for Woodworkers

January’s the month for New Year’s resolutions. But you don’t have to get caught up in the hype or the commercial exploitation of making a new commitment. Anytime is a good time to make a resolution. The important thing is to make ones that are reasonable for you and...

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Where Can I Find Deer Antler?

If you’ve been following my blog or have subscribed to my newsletter, you probably know how much I love using deer antler. This is such a versatile and durable material for making a variety of crafts. I’ve shared numerous tutorials on my site that show you how to transform...

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Creative Crafters

Wouldn’t we all like to be creative crafters? I know I would. So I’m always on the lookout for tools and techniques that pull me out of my box and my comfort zone. To be honest, I don’t feel creative most times, but I know there are ways to...

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Broken Drill Chuck and How to Fix

In the intro picture you can see my broken drill chuck. Real bummer. This is a portable Bosch Drill (18 volts) that has served me well for the past 5 years. And one day one of the 3 jaws slipped out of place. I immediately went to one of...

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