turning a lidded box

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...

make a mason jar lantern

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...

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...