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Making a Table Saw Push Stick

My father-in-law is a woodworker, and has built some fun furniture for his grandchildren as well as jewelry boxes and clocks for his kids. For his birthday, I decided to make him a gift that will help him keep all… Continue Reading →

Making a Clock From a Thrift Store Vinyl Record

My nephew wanted something “Utah State” for Christmas and I wanted to do something with a vinyl record on my X-carve. It worked pretty well, though to be honest the vinyl sort of micro-shattered rather than cut.

Three Timezone Mantle Clock

While this might not be as fancy as the Weasley’s clock in Harry Potter, it is still a fun way to see what time it is where your kids are. I was commissioned to make this by a neighbor for… Continue Reading →

Cello Cheeseboard / Serving Tray

I decided to try making a “shaped” cutting board / cheese board / serving tray. I thought a fun project to try would be something with inlays, and so a cello came to mind since it has the holes where… Continue Reading →

Doctor Who / Tardis Wall Hangings

Doctor Who is one of my favorite shows, it’s campy, sweet, action packed, and fun. With that I mind, I decided to try making some wall hangings using the iconic Tardis (Police Box) and some fun quotes from the show…. Continue Reading →

Funko Pop Wonder Woman Display Shelf

My wife is a huge fan of Wonder Woman, and collects Wonder Woman related things. I decided to build her a display shelf for her Funko Pop Vinyl Figurines. I designed it in Illustrator, then cut it out on the… Continue Reading →

Nativity Set with the X-carve

With Christmas just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to make a nativity set with my CNC machine. I set up each layer with a tab of the same length, so they could be glued together. If… Continue Reading →

Leather and Wood Pen / Pencil Case using an X-Carve

I made a leather and wood pencil pouch using my x-carve, leather scraps, and thumbtacks. It turned out pretty well and the new owner loves it. Check out the video below: I learned a couple of things in the build… Continue Reading →

Carving a Fox Trivet / Cutting Board with an X-Carve CNC Machine

I recently purchased an X-Carve CNC machine; this was one of my first projects. I used Easel and Adobe Illustrator to create the design. Watch the video here: Tools Used: V-Groove Router Bit – http://amzn.to/2DqeLVb 1/8 inch Upcut Router Bit… Continue Reading →

Harry Potter Deathly Hallows Lamp

I started this project about 6 months ago, but time got away from me, and I didn’t make any progress for quite a while. I finally finished it and it turned out better than I imagined it would. It currently… Continue Reading →

Building a Children’s Climbing Wall

I built a climbing wall for my kids this past week out of an old piece of vinyl fencing and some leftover pressure treated 2×6’s and 2×8’s. I had a bunch of handholds that had been laying around for a… Continue Reading →

Bicycle Trailer Upcycle to Wheelchair Bicycle Trailer

My oldest daughter has cerebral palsy due to a Cytomegalovirus infection while my wife was expecting. We had a bicycle trailer that we bought from a thrift store when the children were younger.¬† After they all grew out of it… Continue Reading →

Mother’s Day Cards (Free Printable)

Mother’s Day in the United States is just around the corner. I’ve created a fun free printable that works for all ages; it comes in both pre-colored or black and white to color yourself. The printout appears as shown with… Continue Reading →

Graduation Pennant Banner (Free Printable)

It’s that time again. Graduation — whether it be college, high school or pre-school, these cute printable banners with a graduation cap make for a fun addition to the party. The printable¬†Graduation Pennant Banner (PDF) also includes water bottle wrappers… Continue Reading →

Daisy Banner (Free Printable)

Sometimes you need some banners. Sometimes you want flowers on them. Sometimes you want choices. Sometimes you want LOTS of choices. This free printable has got you covered on all fronts. They are 8.5×11 PDF’s but you can size them… Continue Reading →

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