Tool Talk #22: Oliver 4265 – 12″ Helical Head Jointer

In May 2023, I purchased two Oliver woodworking machines: a 15" helical head planer and a 12" helical head jointer. After nine months of...

Nice Furniture from Box Store Lumber – Pine Shelving Unit

This is a problem/solution project. My daughter needs a storage shelf to keep some of her belongings off the floor. The solution is to...

DIY Bunk Bed or Loft Bed

My daughter wanted more floor space in her bedroom, so we decided to modify her bunk bed. We removed the lower bed frame to...

A Jewelry Box For My Daughter – Cracked Bandsaw Box 2023

A decade ago I got this 14" bandsaw. Shortly after getting it I made a bunch of these cracked bandsaw boxes. A little while ago...

Tool Talk #22: Oliver 4265 – 12″ Helical Head Jointer

In May 2023, I purchased two Oliver woodworking machines: a 15" helical head planer and a 12" helical head jointer. After nine months of...

Workbench Vise & Finish, My Daughters Workbench

Last week, I made this workbench for my daughter. The top is white oak and the base is poplar. All of the joinery is...

Nice Furniture from Box Store Lumber – Pine Shelving Unit

This is a problem/solution project. My daughter needs a storage shelf to keep some of her belongings off the floor. The solution is to...

DIY Bunk Bed or Loft Bed

My daughter wanted more floor space in her bedroom, so we decided to modify her bunk bed. We removed the lower bed frame to...

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My Temporary Assembly Table

Useful links for this build: - The Paulk Workbench plans: http://bit.ly/2mfxcbx - 420-DNC250 Spiral Down cut bit from Bits & Bits. Use the code JAYBATES to...

160 year old chest

Related history content: - Sweetgum Mortar video 1 - Sweetgum Mortar video 2 - Rolling Forge - Howitzer Elevation Gear This is a vlog style video showing the before...

Trash To Treasure – BBQ Condiment Tray

Have I mentioned how awesome my wife is lately? Well, she's awesome. Very awesome. She recently bought herself an outdoor dinging table and chairs...

Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #285 – August 27, 2022

Occasionally I like to share a few things I find interesting. Mostly video content with an occasional website article. All of the content you...

Interesting Stuff From Around The Web #284 – July 30, 2022

Occasionally I like to share a few things I find interesting. Mostly video content with an occasional website article. All of the content you...

Raffle Results: The Purple Heart Project

Thank you to everyone who participated in this raffle and helped get the word out. Together, we raised $6,490 for The Purple Heart Project!...

Vlog 174: A Week of Gift Making

This week, I started another gift for my daughter. Halfway through the week, I realized I had family coming to visit for a few...