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.
Amazing Woodworking Techniques
No belt sander? No problem! This video shows how to make a belt sander to use with your corded drill and keep from breaking the bank..
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Here’s a “riveting” idea from HandCraft to make an old toy for the kiddos. The ones I remember were made with nails, but the rivets might be a safer alternative.
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Springtime is here and along with it comes America’s favorite pastime, baseball. Jackman Works really knocks it out of the park with this baseball chair made from 2x4s.
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Steve Ramsey – Woodworking for Mere Mortals
This quick tip video from Steve Ramsey show you how to avoid some common mistakes that many woodworkers make with their random orbit sander.
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I SIMPLY BUILT IT
This puzzling party gift from I SIMPLY BUILT IT is a good way to keep the fun rolling at your next dinner party… Then again, if your hosts don’t have a good sense of humor, you might not be invited back. Don’t worry, he shows how to set up the puzzle and solve it – twice. At least if your hosts don’t find it amusing you can quickly switch gears and let the good times flow.
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Dark Horse Workshop
Vikings, leather, and art, all wrapped into a nice handcrafted box. Dark Horse Workshop really shows off some nice leatherworking skills in this instructional video. If you’ve ever thought about incorporating leatherwork into your projects before, there’s some good information on how to carve leather in this one.
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Wood dyes and embellishing wax steal the show in this vase turning from MG Makes. He shows you how to combine the dyes and the embellishing wax to create more visual depth in a project he titles, “A Ripple in the Abyss.”
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In this follow up video to Andrew Klein’s DIY magnetic switch, he showcases a 3D Printed version that might be more cost effective, and explains how these magnetic switches actually work.
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We have seen wooden lamps and light fixtures before, but this wooden lamp shade steps up the game to a whole new level. Rod Humphrey turns a wooden lampshade to create a beautiful ambient light with some nice pattern and color surprises in the finished project.
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