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Stepping out of my comfort zone and building a custom computer desk out of reclaimed maple... It's been a learning experience.

Just like anything else in life, the most difficult step is starting, this is also true with woodworking. Woodworking is the art of carving, bending, molding, shaping, etc many, many different types of woods. The first thing that you need to start woodworking as a hobby is an imagination and to not be afraid of…

With the prices of lumber still skyrocketing, I was asked if it were a good idea to purchase lumber through the internet. I had never really looked into purchasing lumber this way. I had always thought that shipping costs would make it not feasible. Then came along Amazon. I was not aware that you could…

My first project done in the new workshop is finally completed. A small TV Table that was built out of extra and scrap 2x4s took me about a week to completely finish and, I think, it came out pretty good. To be honest, this is the first "major" woodworking project that I have ever built.…

Moose Frame created out of scrap pine. Now that the workshop has been completed, I've decided to start building some items for around the house. The first small item that I built was using some leftover 1/2" luan plywood and some scrap 1X2's to build a small wall hanging that we will be using in…

It is that time of year again. The time where Amazon unleashes Black Friday-like prices in the middle of July. It is Amazon's Prime Day, or should I say Prime DayS... What is Prime Day? Originally starting as a one day event is which Amazon sellers were encouraged to lower prices so that they may…

My First Workbench It took about 10 hours to build out of 2x4’s and 2x6’s… but it looks really good! https://youtu.be/UVUdRL2Iro8

The floor has been installed, walls and molding have all been installed... I can see the light at the end of the tunnel. When I took on the project of renovating my basement, there were a lot of variables that I did not account for. First and most important is that not one wall is…

One more step is completed in the renovations in my basement. All walls have now been primed and painted. My next step is to prime the woodwork so that I am able to paint it white. The painting of the basement was a little more work than I thought. It took two coats of primer…