Tutorials

Turning a Lidded Box

I just uploaded my 2nd YouTube video that shows how to make a lidded box on the lathe. Lidded boxes are a classic woodturning project. They’re fun to make and they can improve your woodturning skills. Check out the video — Turning a Lidded Box — and please consider...

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Make a Mason Jar Lantern

Wooden lanterns are such cool projects to make. I’ve had this mason jar lantern idea on the brain for some time now, and I finally committed myself to make one. In this project I’ve taken a mason jar, a battery-powered LED light, and I built a wooden lantern around...

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Make an Oven Rack Push / Pull Stick

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and Happy New Year to all of you! Over the Christmas break I made several gifts for close friends and family. I made some bottle openers and oven rack push/pull sticks. In this tutorial, I’m showing you how to make an oven...

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Make a Wooden Lantern

Today I’m going to show you how to make a wooden lantern. I’ve been seeing these all over Pinterest and was just waiting for an opportunity to make one. They’re extremely easy to make and your creativity will get a workout because of all the possible designs. All you...

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10 Quick and Easy Handmade Gift Ideas

I’m writing this post on December 3rd, so just a few more days left to Christmas Day. And there will be other holidays, birthdays, or special occasions where you want to give someone a unique gift, something you made by hand. To help you accomplish this (and make it...

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