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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 →

Fun with a Glowforge

I had the opportunity to use a Glowforge recently. It was so much fun, and opened up a world of possibilities. Watch for more videos using the Glowforge, there will definitely be more to come. If you have any ideas… Continue Reading →

UGears Wooden Dynamometer Model Assembly

I received a gift from my wife for Christmas, A UGears Dynamometer model. I used to make a bunch of plastic models as a kid, but haven’t done a wooden model before. It was nice to not use glue. It… Continue Reading →

Wooden Marble Track

I was recently commissioned to make a wooden marble track for a friend’s grandchildren. It was constructed out of oak with babinga accents. It was a lot of fun to make, and I had several ideas on how to make… Continue Reading →

Building a Garden Storage Shed

Once upon a time, I had a 3 car garage. I could work in my garage without moving cars anything else. It was awesome. Currently, my two car garage (which only fits one car) is also my workshop, so I… Continue Reading →

Rustic Napkin Rings

With the holidays just around the corner, I thought it would be fun to make some rustic napkin rings for Thanksgiving Dinner and other holiday festivities. They are super simple, though boring through the branch pieces can be a bit… Continue Reading →

Exotic Wood Shopping on Hawaii Trip

On the trip to Hawaii, I also stopped over at a native/exotic wood store, Aloha Woods, (http://alohawoods.com) and shipped home some fun specimens to use in later projects. I hope you enjoy the video, please comment, like and subscribe to… Continue Reading →

DEWALT DW734 Benchtop Thickness Planer Unboxing and First Use

I recently purchased a new tool for my woodworking hobby. The DeWalt DW734 thickness planer. I have gathered several waterbed frames (2×10 and 2×12’s). They are finished with paint, stain, and/or polyurethane. Using a belt sander tends to create heat… Continue Reading →

Cedar Shakes

Lath and Plaster Highway

Slow Decay

Fallen Arch

Seeing Daylight

Roof Needs Patching

Leaf Pirate

Old Man Sparrow’s House

Little House in the Big Woods

Old Wooden Gate

Missing a Stave

Post Close Up

Peaks And Valleys

Wooden Lattice

Wooden Vortex

Rocking Chair Detail

Concentric Circles

Hero

This desk plaque has been on my grandfather’s desk for as long as I can remember. I assume it was from when he was the county recorder for Tooele County for many years. He is one of my true heroes.

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