Danish oil is a general purpose natural finish for wood. It adds depth and richness to any wood species and protects and seals at the same time.
"He who works with his hands is a laborer. He who works with his hands and his head is a craftsman. He who works with his hands and his head and his heart is an artist." - Francis of Assisi
I recently received a copy of Paul Sellers' book on hand tools. In it, he describes the mallet he designed and gives some tips on reproducing it.
Why put your plant on the ground like some sort of animal when you can spend hours making a wooden plant stand?
A gift for my mother in law, a simple coat rack made from old walnut.
What's cooler than a mirror that shows you handy information before starting your day? Adding voice controls so that you can update your calendar, play Spotify playlists, and so much more.
I built a walking cane for my grandfather from some scrap walnut. I love using hand tools so I stuck to that for the whole project.
I built a cedar stool for my 2 year old nephew for Christmas. I only used hand tools so it took a long time but I learned a lot in the process.
This table lives outside next to a hot tub. I used cedar because it lives at a cabin in Tennessee that already has a bunch of outdoor cedar.
Adding decorative feet to your cabinets can give them a ton of character and is super quick and easy to accomplish.
We needed a new dinner table. I wanted to learn about woodworking. This table was built using mostly hand tools and as much traditional joinery as I could figure out.
5/4 decking looks great and is very cost effective. This guide will take you through laying and securing your 5/4 decking.
It can be tricky to cut a mortise without the help of machines but using this method, I find I end up with mortises as clean or cleaner than what I could get with a drill.