Category: Woodworking

  • Pen Turning | Brown Mallee Burl with Crushed Flower Petal Inlay

    In today’s video, I turn a Cigar pen using Brown Mallee Burl. This one has a special inlay of crushed flower petals from a wedding we went to last year. This pen is a gift from the wife to her husband on their anniversary. I have got to say, I’m quite pleased with this one.…

  • June 12, 2024

    Last week, I bought a fair bit of wood. If nothing else, I spent a good bit of money on felled trees. That was an entirely new experience for me. Because I got the wood, I bought new tools, the big one being a router and router table. I’m having to learn how to use…

  • June 2, 2024

    The table is slowly coming together. Getting to this point today took a lot longer than I anticipated, and I went through a fair number of rubber gloves. All of my things are sticky now, too. I’m getting excited to see this one done.

  • June 1, 2024

    The first resin pour. This coat is to seal the wood. 🤞🏽 I’ll have to come back tomorrow to check on it and maybe pour in the first layer.

  • May 28, 2024

    I’m making some progress with the resin table. The mould has been prepared and next I’ll coat the live-edge piece in resin. After that, the resin pour will begin. I’m getting quite excited to see this through.

  • Pen Turning: Creating a Pink Lemonade Voyager Ballpoint

    Witness the creation of a captivating Voyager ballpoint pen crafted from a mesmerizing pink lemonade blank. This lathe work video offers a glimpse into the transformation process, showcasing the manipulation of the poly resin blank as it takes shape on the lathe. The vibrant, translucent qualities of the pink lemonade blank, complemented by the matte…

  • April 27, 2024

    I got to the shop today. It felt great.

  • April 14, 2024

    I went to the shop this afternoon without much of a plan other than just wanting to go. In the morning, I worked on a design for another tea light lantern, but I had my mind set on going to the shop.

  • April 13, 2024

    These damn laser-cut pencil boxes are going to be the end of me. I must’ve spent another six or eight hours working on the design again today. I was hoping to work on another tea light lantern; something for Mother’s Day. These stupid pencil boxes just aren’t coming together the way I want them to.

  • Sleek Bocote Capstone Pen

    This Bocote Capstone pen was nice to turn because of the smooth lines of the shape. The character of the wood speaks for itself so there’s no need to add any flair. In fact, that’d probably take away from the natural beauty. The simplicity of this pen, letting the wood shine, is its charm. Shopify:…

  • Chatoyant Cyan Curly Maple Fountain Pen

    Unveiling the Allure: Algonquin Fountain Pen in Ocean Blue Curly Maple Immerse yourself in the captivating beauty of the Algonquin fountain pen in ocean blue stabilized Curly Maple. This video showcases the exquisite craftsmanship and mesmerizing chatoyance of this unique writing instrument. Prepare to be captivated by the close-up details of the stunning ocean blue…

  • March 28, 2024

    It’s impossible to know how what you’re doing will have an impact on your future. There’s no better argument for living a life full of experiences. You may very well need to draw from any one of them later in life.