3D Catan – Making a Case


3D Catan - Making a case This guide will show you how to make a case to hold your amazing 3D Catan set previously built in my original 3D Catan Build Guide. Printed Parts (Thingaverse Links) Tile Holders Depending on the tiles you create, you will need [...]

Built-in Media Cabinet | How To Video


Making a Built-in Media Cabinet   Custom cabinetry does not require expensive cabinet saws, edge-banders and spray booths. These are nice-to-haves and are definitely important if your running a cabinetry business. Take it from Bob Lang's "The complete Kitchen Cabinet Maker" which taught me smart ways to build [...]

Wood Flooring Feature Wall


Wood Flooring Feature Wall Flooring products can make excellent wall coverings. This post will outline how to install engineered hardwood flooring to create a feature wall in a media room. This technique could be applied to both hardwood and laminate flooring types. This particular hardwood is Zebrawood [...]

Simple DIY Concrete Hearth


Simple DIY Concrete Hearth Hhere is very nice project to experiment with concrete before diving into a larger project like a concrete counter top.  Last year, I made a concrete vanity from white cement and custom aggregates which became fairly complicated with measuring etc. I wanted to give concrete another shot [...]

Hexagon Tile Floor Transition


Hexagon Tile to Hardwood Floor Transition After seeing numerous photos of Hexagon Tiles organically transitioning into hardwood flooring, I had to attempt this technique. I hadn't seen any conclusive tutorials on doing this transition so I was left to my own devices. The final product turned out really sharp. I will be installing [...]

Make a Mid-Century Modern Bed | Video Series


Make a Mid-Century Modern Bed | Video Series Check out this smokin' mid-Century Modern style bed frame build. This project was a nice departure from home renovations for me and closure to the realm of fine furniture. If this bed suites your style please view the build plans by clicking the button below. [...]

Make a Mid-Century Modern Bed Frame | Build Plans


Make a Mid-Century Modern Bed Frame | Build Plans Build Tutorial Videos PDF Headboard Cutlist PDF Frame Cut List Dimensions Materials 3 Sheets 3/4" Walnut veneer plywood 2 Sheets 1/2" lower grade plywood for drawers (I used Baltic Birch) 14 Board feet solid 1 thick [...]

Delta Band Saw | Retrofit a Grizzly Riser Block


Delta Band Saw | Retrofit a Grizzly Riser Block Did the Grizzly Riser Block fit my older Delta? ABSOLUTELY But not without some modification/fabrication I recently picked up an older Delta Band Saw (model# 28-274 from the mid 90's) off Craigslist for $200. Sweet deal but I really wanted to re-saw lumber greater than 6" so [...]

Window Sills | The Beautiful & Simple Miter Joint


Windows Sills | Beautiful & Simple Miter Joint Check out this video tutorial on how to make use of a miter joint when making window sills. Using this joint is easy, cheap, and gives the illusion of a thick continuous piece of wood . This technique only really requires a table saw which most weekend warriors will have in their [...]

Hybrid Dado Cross Cut Sled Build


Make a Hybrid Dado Cross Cut Sled Blade Guard Desing Files Every woodworker needs a cross-cut and is likely to be one of the first jigs you will make. This video tutorial covers the building of my cross cut sled. I designed it with removable inserts for making dado [...]

Flush Trim Router Jig


Flush Trim Router Jig This post overs a quick jig i made up for my Ridgid R2401 trim router. This jig greatly helps when trimming proud solid wood edging. You can see it in action in my video series on making a mid-century modern bed frame. The top of the base is constructed from [...]

Make a Rolling Garden Tool Storage Cart


Make a Rolling Garden Tool Storage Cart This project was designed to organize the clump of garden tools I had in the corner. No more grabbing the one at the back and having all the others domino over. I found a design I liked and based mine off that. The cart is made from from scrap 3/4" Birch plywood left [...]