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.
Outdoors With The Morgans
If you have ever thought about harvesting your own lumber for your projects, this video provides some great information to help you stay safe when felling trees with severe lean.
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Jonas Olsen Woodcraft
If you are looking for inspiration in nature this sea turtle carving is a good place to start. Jonas gives you the whole process from a drawing on paper, to making mistakes/changes in design, to the finished project.
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Great Big Story
This feature from Great Big Story highlights a creative maker that is chasing his dreams through hyper-realistic mask production. For the right price, and with one of these masks, you could be anyone you want for a day.
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Matt Berry Custom
Matt Berry Custom recently put out this video that can help make our childhood dreams come true. That’s right, it’s the Bat Signal and it’s mostly made from common items that people might throw away.
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There’s always a jig to make for something. This quick video from Gunflint Designs shows off a nice way to combine a couple of jigs for making splines and bevels into one easy to use jig.
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Damascus isn’t limited to just steel. Alec shows off some great techniques featuring copper and nickel damascus in this pendant fabrication video.
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If you’ve purchased a bandsaw and it doesn’t have a fence, take a look at this video from JPayne Woodworking. He teaches you how to build a handy bandsaw fence you can make on a limited budget without breaking the bank.
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Why make a giant screwdriver with epoxy resin? Because you can… Jackman Works collaborates with Zach from ZH Fabrications to create a giant tool that won’t get lost in the bottom of the “miscellaneous” drawer.
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Wood and Shop
There’s nothing worse than opening that one finish you need to complete your project and finding it gelled up and unusable. This throwback tool from the 90’s might just see a rebirth within the woodworking community to help preserve that liquid gold that makes our projects pop.
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