12 Shop resolutions for woodworkers

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...

Make an oven rack push pull stick

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...

make a wooden lantern

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...

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...