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Christmas Tree Cutting Board Project

Cutting boards make great woodworking projects and great gifts. Recently, I came up with this Christmas Tree Cutting Board Project. I used bamboo for the main board and dark hardwood dowels for the “ornaments.” The dowels are rosewood and walnut. You can follow my YouTube tutorial(click below) or see...

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Finding Wood for Your DIY Projects

In this article about finding wood for your DIY projects, I will talk about different sources of wood and some of the pros and cons that come with those sources. This is a question I often get asked, and, in my project tutorials, I make it a point to...

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Hand Carved Wooden Spatula Tutorial

In this hand carved wooden spatula tutorial, I will show you how I transformed a piece of olive board into a beautiful kitchen utensil. All you need are a few carving tools and a jigsaw. A little time. A little patience. But, oh, what a reward when you’re done....

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Hand Carved Wooden Coffee Scoop Tutorial

In this hand carved wooden coffee scoop tutorial, I show you how to make a coffee scoop out of walnut. In recent months, I’ve fallen in love with carving and making wooden spoons and scoops. In this tutorial, I’ve set aside all power tools except for the jigsaw. Carving...

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Industrial Pipe Wine Rack

I love the combination of black pipe and wood, so when I saw this industrial pipe wine rack kit, I just had to make one. The kit runs around $38 dollars and the base is not included. It’s an easy woodworking / pipe project and requires only a few...

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