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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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Handmade Ring Box

I recently built this handmade ring box for my wife. I used a few basic tools and no tricky woodworking techniques were required. A fun project that can be easily completed on a Saturday afternoon. First, let me confess. This was one of those projects where I kept running...

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Proud To Be An American Crafts

With July 4th quickly approaching, I thought I would share a few crafts that exhibit that great American spirit and pride. Yes, pride—we should hold our heads high my friends! Many thanks to the men and women who gave their lives in service for our country. America continues to...

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Handmade American Patriot Pens

A while back I made the American Patriot Pens pictured above. This is a pen kit produced by Penn State Industries. Below, I will show you some pics of me making an American Patriot Pen, the acrylic one in the center. Acrylic is a different material than wood. You...

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Dewalt Miter Saw Review

Thought I would take a short break from tutorials and write a tool review instead. People often ask me what tools I use to make my projects (see my Favorite Tools Page). While I’m not an expert on woodworking tools, I can tell you that certain tools will make...

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