Every week I like to share a few things I find interesting. Mostly video content with an occasional website article. All of the content you will find in these posts is free to you. Remember that liking, subscribing, or sharing free content goes a long way in helping produce more free content. If you like that creator’s work, share it! Also, thank you to those who send me links through the week when you find something really interesting.
Mt Phillip Metal Works
The Dragon Twist,. If the name doesn’t get you inspired, the finished project sure will. This blacksmithing technique is forged in fire and can add a new dept as an accent to a project or as it’s own stand-alone art piece.
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Shaun Hughes Hand Engraving
I’m not advocating for defacing US currency, but if I were a pirate, this is how I imagine all my gold deblumes would look after all that time sailing around the ocean with little else to do.
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Why shell out a fortune on 3d puzzles and memorabilia when you can make your own Millennium Falcon at home? Carl Jacobson shows off his fandom and craftsmanship in this video that would make any Star Wars fan proud.
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Home Building Art
Machines definitely have their place in the modern world, but there’s something about handcrafted art that never goes out of style. This video is a little longer, but the skill Home Building Art shows off to achieve the end project is worth the wait.
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Every once in a while I come across creative ways to use the scraps we generally turn into kindling or just throw away, and this creative card from wood shavings is nothing short of creative. It’s amazing what you can come up with when funds are tight and you still want to show someone you care.
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As woodworkers, it’s almost inevitable that at some point we will use the maple tree as a medium for our projects. However, the sweet syrup that is cultivated from these beautiful trees before we get the corpses cannot be overlooked. Take a peek inside Garland Sugar Shack’s Maple Production Farm and see how that sweet treasure is made.
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We see guitar builds, a violin every once in a while, and some flutes, but BenNBuilds has stepped up the game with this small-scale wooden pipe organ teaser video.
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With all of the projects started and future projects dancing around our minds, who has time to hit the gym? These guys took the gym to the woods and made workout equipment with chainsaws and trees.
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Many of us use double-sided tape in our workshops on a regular basis for holding things down while we make a cut or applying a template. Inspire woodcraft shows off some great, if not obvious, tips in this video dedicated to one of the most overlooked tools in the shop.
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Ever had a craving for a cheeseburger but didn’t feel like getting in the car, sitting in traffic, and driving to the local fast food restaurant to satisfy your hunger? Tucker Gott has the answer. He capitalizes on his interest in this fairly new sport to satisfy that hunger and have some fun along the way.
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