Tag: Woodworking

  • 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 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:…

  • April 6, 2024

    Half of one hundredth of a millimetre and it falls apart.

  • April 2, 2024

    It may not look like much but this box gave me a good run. It still needs to be sanded.

  • 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.

  • March 27, 2024

    One of the nice things about having a 3D printer and laser engraver at home is that I can come up with an idea and see it through fairly quickly. I sat down to work on something this evening and ended up making a mobile for a colleague who is going on maternity leave. The…

  • March 23, 2024

    It’s been a slow day but I did manage to make it to the shop. I just finished working on this pen: It’s gotten cold again so the shop is a bit frigid. Another Saturday night.

  • Slowly Building an Elliptical Resin Table – Part 1

    In today’s video, I start working on a resin table in the shape of an ellipse. I don’t get very far, only finishing off the base to build up from. Still, it’s been an interesting process so far, with a few challenges to keep me thinking. This is a different type of project for me…

  • March 16, 2024

    I made a cross cut sled for my table saw. I had a good reason for making it when I set out to. Now, I can’t remember what I was wanting it for.