quick and easy handmade gifts

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...

Adirondack chair tutorial

Adirondack Chair Tutorial

Okay — not another adirondack chair tutorial!! Don’t we have enough of those? But I promise this design is very different. In my humble opinion, this makes for an elegant design that will enhance your back yard or porch. Some parts of the design are extremely simple and some...

easy peasy cutting board tutorial

Easy Peasy Cutting Board Tutorial

You won’t believe how easy this project is going to be. In this easy peasy cutting board tutorial, I’m going to show you how I made a cutting board with only three simple tools. So, if you’re on a budget and don’t own or have space for many woodworking...

how to make a pizza cutter

How to Make a Pizza Cutter

How do we get a handle on this? That’s a question we woodturners are always asking. Adding a handle to something means we get to use our lathe and show off our woodworking skills. In today’s, How to Make a Pizza Cutter tutorial, I’ll share another turning project that’s...

how to make a pig tail flipper

How to Make a Pig Tail Flipper

As the head grill master in our family, I’ve been using a pig tail flipper for over two years now and absolutely love it. In my humble opinion, it’s much better than using tongs or metal forks. The sharp, curved (like a pig’s tail) metal tip allows me to...