Tag: Crafting

  • February 1, 2024

    Hannah told me that this puzzle won’t count as a Valentine’s Day present because it’s not a surprise. She told me to put a secret message on a puzzle and give that to her on the 14th. Apparently, I’ve been thinking about how to make this puzzle since New Year’s Eve. Since then, I’ve been…

  • Pen Turning | European Round Top with Palo Santo Rosewood and Chrome Hardware

    In today’s pen turning video, I turn a European Round Top pen using Palo Santo Rosewood and chrome hardware. I like turning this wood. I love how nicely it turns and how it finishes. The best part has to be how the wood will change over the next couple of weeks, lightening up and exposing…

  • Pen Turning | Purpleheart Gear Shift Pen

    In today’s video, I turn a gear shift pen with Purpleheart wood. I think the curved profile works well with this kit, complementing the weight of the pen. I chose a high-gloss, CA finish because, well, it’s like a freshly waxed car – shiny. The mechanism for this pen is a lot of fun to…