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Year End Wrap Up | 2014

Year End Wrap Up | 2014

2014 is already over?! In this video I go over some of my most favorite projects that I made this year and which videos had the most views. Thank you guys for another great year and I can’t wait for 2015! You guys absolutely destroyed the subscriber count this year

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How to Make a Wine Bottle Holder

How to Make a Wine Bottle Holder

This week I didn’t have a whole lot of time for a project, so I threw together this little wine holder. Making this project is pretty simple, start off by ripping the wood down to a reasonable width (I think I did 3″). After that, cut a 45 degree angle on both

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How to Wood Burn a Xmas Ornament

How to Wood Burn a Xmas Ornament

Earlier this week, my uncle’s neighbor gave me a wood burning kit. I’ve always wanted to try wood burning, but I’ve never had a kit to do so. I grabbed a piece of 1/4″ thick poplar and cut a circle on it over at my scroll saw. After sanding it smooth, I brought it

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How to Make a Spline Jig

How to Make a Spline Jig

Today I’m going to be making this spline jig for my table saw. I’m planning on making multiple frames and since I don’t have a spline jig, I thought it would be a good opportunity to show you guys how I went about building mine. A spline is a small piece of

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How to Square Up Lumber (No Jointer)

How to Square Up Lumber (No Jointer)

This week I’m back in the shop and I’m showing you guys how to square up a board. My neighbor gave me some walnut boards, all I need to do is square them up and they will be all set to go. The boards are about an 1″ thick and the length and width vary in

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How to Make a Finger Joint Box (2 of 2)

How to Make a Finger Joint Box (2 of 2)

This week I’m finishing up part 2 of 2 for the finger joint box. I used my scroll saw to cut out the handle and edge joined two boards for the top and bottom of the box. After I cut the top and bottom pieces to size, I glue on the handle to the top piece and the

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Woodworking Nut Channel Trailer 2014

Woodworking Nut Channel Trailer 2014

This week I’m updating my channel trailer to help reach out to more potential subscribers. It’s just a real quick video that gets displayed on the front page of my channel and only plays for people who haven’t subscribed to my channel yet. If you haven’t already

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How to Make a Finger Joint Box (1 of 2)

How to Make a Finger Joint Box (1 of 2)

Over the next 2 weeks I’m going to be working on a finger joint box. Finger joints or box joints are a joint in woodworking that I’ve always been interested in. There’s no doubt that finger joints have a cool look to them. I’ve seen many different ways to make these

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How to Make a Bike Stand

How to Make a Bike Stand

Last week a viewer asked me if I could build a bike stand. I thought that was a pretty good idea so I gathered up some 2×4 scraps and a few pieces of 2×6 as well. I measured the wheels width and length when it’s on the ground. From here, I cut the wood to

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How to Make a Stick Handling Trainer

How to Make a Stick Handling Trainer

After building the go kart for the past 3 weeks, I didn’t have a lot of energy left. That’s why this week I made this simple stick handling training aid. I see these all over the internet on hockey websites and they sell for around $34.95. You haven’t even heard

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How to Make a Wood Go Kart (3 of 3)

How to Make a Wood Go Kart (3 of 3)

This week I’m finishing off the go kart build. I began by bolting a fishing boat seat to down to the frame. I found this seat at the store and thought it would be great for this go kart (plus it’s a lot cheaper than go kart seats). Next, I attached my brake band to the

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How to Make a Wood Go Kart (2 of 3)

How to Make a Wood Go Kart (2 of 3)

This week I’m going to be adding the axle to the go kart frame and mounting the engine. To get started, I drilled two 1/2″ holes on each side of the frame on the back. This allowed me to bolt my pillow blocks into place with a 1/2″ bolt at 3″ long. I found it easier

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How to Make a Wood Go Kart (1 of 3)

How to Make a Wood Go Kart (1 of 3)

Over the next 3 weeks, I’m going to be making a three part series on how to build a wood go kart. I have designed this go kart so that almost anybody can make one with the help of some basic tools. To get started, I precut all my pieces of wood to size

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How to Make a Fun Sunglass Holder

How to Make a Fun Sunglass Holder

This week I’m making a holder for your reading glasses or sunglasses. I found this on Steve Good’s website The Scroll Saw Workshop. I’ve done a few projects off of his website in the past. I used 3/4″ cherry for the entire project and really like the way it

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How to Make a Magic Wand

How to Make a Magic Wand

This week I’m back on the lathe with a chunk of red oak. I have always wanted a wand for my magic kit, but I’m too cheap to buy myself one! I had a piece of 2″x2″ red oak left from a night stand I built before I started the show. I chucked it up on the lathe and

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How to Make Wood Filler

How to Make Wood Filler

This week I got back from vacation and I didn’t have enough time for a project. I thought it would be a good chance to show you how I make free wood filler. Simply add wood glue and take all the fine sawdust from your sander and push the sawdust

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2014 Shop Tour

2014 Shop Tour

This week I’m doing my 2nd annual shop tour. I like to make a new shop tour video every year so I can see how my workshop changes throughout the year. Since last year, I’ve added a few new workbenches and got rid of my biggest one. I also picked up a

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How to Make a Dirt Bike Stand

How to Make a Dirt Bike Stand

This week I’m making a dirt bike stand for my little 50cc dirt bike. Even though this is a small dirt bike, it can easily be used for a full sized dirt bike. This stand was made from scrap 2×4’s and a small piece of particle board that is 3/4″ thick. I used the standard

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How to Make a Wood Flower Vase

How to Make a Wood Flower Vase

This week my neighbor gave me a chunk of cherry (same neighbor who gave me the poplar blank). I knew I wanted to turn something with this piece of wood, but I wasn’t sure what. To be honest, I don’t even know how I came up with this idea, but it just

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How to Make a Set of Baseball Bases

How to Make a Set of Baseball Bases

My friends and I enjoy playing wiffle ball in the backyard all the time. Unfortunately, the stores only sell rubber bases. All they do is rip and tear after a few times of being stepped on. I decided it was time to get in the shop and build some bases. These are

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How to Make a Miter Sled (Old)

How to Make a Miter Sled (Old)

This week I bought a brand new table saw and wanted to do a project that showcased it. For this project I used 3/4″ particle board and a scrap piece of 2×4. The first thing I did was made runners for the table saw tracks. I then attached those to the particle

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How to Make a Garden Bench

How to Make a Garden Bench

I was looking to make a garden bench for my mom this week, but I couldn’t find any reasonable designs online. Then I ran across Steve Ramsey’s garden bench video and his design was exactly what I was looking for. Since there was no reason to redesign a

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How to Make an Ext. Cord Organizer

How to Make an Ext. Cord Organizer

After dealing with tangle up extension cords, I quickly became fed up with it. I decided I needed to take action! I wasn’t going to spend money on some plastic extension cord organizer, I was going to make my own! I made this out of 3/4″ particle board and

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How to Make Folding Sawhorses

How to Make Folding Sawhorses

This week I received some hinges for saw horses. I simply had to slide some 2×4’s into place and screw them together. These saw horses work great, but I didn’t keep them too long. I just didn’t have room in my shop, even though they fold up. I don’t really

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How to Make a Wood Crate

How to Make a Wood Crate

This week I made this crate out of some scrap 2×4’s in my workshop. The inspiration for this project came to me when I was shooting pucks in my driveway. When I was all done shooting I needed a place to put all of my pucks. I was originally going to buy a milk

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How to Make a Rolling Pin

How to Make a Rolling Pin

Earlier this week, my neighbor gave me a chunk of poplar and I decided to turn it on the lathe. I didn’t really have a plan before I went into this turning, I just removed different areas of wood that I felt needed to be removed. I really enjoy turning wood

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How to Make a Bandsaw Cabinet

How to Make a Bandsaw Cabinet

After building a brand new workbench last week, I didn’t have a place to put my bandsaw anymore. This lead me to make a bandsaw cabinet with an area for storage below. This cabinet is made out of 3/4″ particle board which is held together by pocket hole

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How to Make a Workbench

How to Make a Workbench

This week I decided to downsize my 4’x8′ workbench to a 4’x4′ workbench. I made the bottom shelf extremely low to the ground to increase storage space and I have to say I like it a lot better then all of my other workbenches. It gives me a lot of room for

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Can Coffee Stain Wood?

Can Coffee Stain Wood?

I’ve seen a lot of people claiming coffee can stain wood, but I had a feeling this wasn’t as handy as others make it seem. So this week I’m putting it to the test. I began by brewing up a pot of coffee. I let it cool to room temperature and then began applying it

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How to Make a Cutting Board (2 of 2)

How to Make a Cutting Board (2 of 2)

This week I’m going to finish the cutting board I began building last week. I started by un-clamping the second glue up and sanded it nice and smooth. I would recommend buying a good sander before making a project like this, otherwise you’ll be sanding

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How to Make a Cutting Board (1 of 2)

How to Make a Cutting Board (1 of 2)

Over the course of this week and next week, I will be making an end grain cutting board. Typically you will use 2 types of wood to create a lot of contrast, but I only have maple and oak available at my local hardware store. I would of used walnut and maple if

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How to Make a Rustic Bottle Opener

How to Make a Rustic Bottle Opener

This week I used the last of my scrap maple to make a rustic bottle opener. I saw this originally on Pinterest and thought it would be a fairly simple project. This was a really quick build, but I think it has a nice look. I started by sketching the handle on a

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How to Make a Marking Guage

How to Make a Marking Guage

This week I made this marking gauge for my workshop. It is made out of some maple scrap wood I had laying around the shop. First I cut out the long piece, which is 12″ long and around 3/4″ x 3/4″ wide. I rounded over the edges on my router table and

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How to Make an iPhone Stand

How to Make an iPhone Stand

My dad recently asked me if I could build him a little stand to hold his iPhone up when he watches Netflix in bed. Immediately I thought of this simple design in my head. All I did was cut a small angled slot in a piece of maple and kept testing the phone until it

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How to Make a Folding Picture Frame

How to Make a Folding Picture Frame

This week I made this small folding picture frame to pay tribute to my guinea pig Chainsaw who died this week. I used some 1/4″ thick red oak that I had laying around the shop. I cut out the center circles with my scroll saw, and routed out the back side on my router

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How to Make a Mini Stick Goalie

How to Make a Mini Stick Goalie

I like to play mini sticks in my free time, but often I find myself without a goalie to shoot on. I decided it would be cool if I made a wooden goalie that blocked majority of the net. I wanted it to be like a real goalie, with the corners and five hole open. I went into

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How to Make Wood Knobs

How to Make Wood Knobs

This week I made these simple wood knobs using some scrap pine and 1/4″ T-Nuts. I made a template to help me align the holes. Once the holes on the outside are drill out, you can connect them using a scroll saw. After that, I drilled out the hole in the

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How to Make a Featherboard

How to Make a Featherboard

This week I’m making a featherboard out of a scrap piece of 1×4 pine. The purpose of a featherboard is to apply a constant pressure to your workpiece. This will allow you to keep your lumber flat on your table saw or router as you’re making a pass. I started out

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How to Make a Sanding Organizer

How to Make a Sanding Organizer

This week I made a sanding organizer station help keep my sand paper and sanders organized.This was all made from some 3/4″ pine boards that were around 14″ wide. If I had the money, I would’ve added shelves to store even more sandpaper in the

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How to Make a Drill Press Table

How to Make a Drill Press Table

This week I’m kicking off 2014 with a drill press table for my brand new drill press. This drill press table is modeled after Steve Ramsey’s Version. I decided to make this video to help viewers better understand how Steve made his drill press table since he just

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