Make a pallet horn from reclaimed boards, one that you can actually play. Well, at least one note, but that is perfect for a call to war – or at least supper. The sound it makes is determined by both the length and the shape, so every one made will be unique. Still, it is a fun project, not only making an instrument yourself but also making one that is not a common one.
This is a simple way to disguise ugly gaps that may occur on roof sides after shingling, where insulation or slats may be visible. This is also a great way to create elaborate and flexible patterns with virtually no scrap. There are some free patterns on the Template page. I should add, you can extend them easily by gluing them up to one another. http://youtu.be/rbuMCjvKA8U Continue Reading Roof side decoration
Introducing the Young Woodworker’s Toolchest. So It finally has arrived – my entry to Summer’s Woodworking’s 2×4 competition, after hours and hours of trash talking (and procrastinating). It is meant as a toy (for children, not the kind that comes with a plug and push sticks) and contains a collection of basic woodworking tools. I made a mallet, two chisels, an angle gauge, a measuring stick, a square, a handsaw and a plane.
After I published the easter frog video, Youtube user Dante Smith asked for wooden eggs in a comment. Obviously that got me thinking, and my first idea was to send him over to Izzy Swan – he recently made a jig for making wooden balls with a router, and expanded… Continue Reading Wooden Eggs, Wooden Decoration of the non-solid Variety
A set of extra leaves for your bandsaw tulips! Template: http://www.satrek.de/wood/stuff/Tulip_Director’s_cut.pdf You might have noticed that I have changed the name of this video. It was called “Director’s Cut” before, but I was afraid that people would take that to mean that it is just a different version… Continue Reading Bandsaw Tulip – Extended Edition
A great spring decoration, make these wooden bandsaw tulips – on the bandsaw (surprise)! You can find the template in the plans and templates section right here on this homepage, for free! If you make them, make sure to take pictures and send them to me. And make sure to… Continue Reading Bandsaw-Tulips – Spring Decoration