Today lets talk about dados and rabbets and a slick way to cut them with a handheld router. What are Dados and Rabbets? Dados and rabbets are grooves cut into a piece of wood. A dado is a groove cut through the body of the lumber such that it has two shoulders, like a groove in […]
Learn how to make a secret compartment book in a about 15 minutes using one simple trick!
This article and the accompanying video explains how to make a tool for hollowing out a secret compartment book in minutes instead of hours with an Xacto!
If there’s one thing I love, it’s cheeseburgers. But if there are two things I love, it’s cheeseburgers and fresh fruit! I can’t raise cows in town, but the good news is I’m pretty sure I can grow raspberries. And if I can’t well… who wants to live in town anyway? Last year I planted […]
Learn how to add a variety of wood grain textures to Sketchup 2014 and above!
I just had to show off the the bench hooks I built after watching Roy Underhill’s demonstration.
I discuss how and why to upgrade a Dewalt DW735 Planer to a Shelix segmented cutter.
I discuss all of the electrical code violations I found in the walls when I remodeled my dining room. Learn electrical code on the go!
In an effort to stay positive when faced with garden vandalism, I collected the seeds from my smashed pumpkins and am offering them free to area gardeners.
If you use Festool dust collection, this accessory turns your vacuum into a second set of hands to hold to the wall while you secure it.
I’m showing off some woodwork that rides the line between rustic and fancy by using butterfly keys to secure a crack in reclaimed oak.