Season 5

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Year End Wrap Up | 2017

Year End Wrap Up | 2017

With 2017 coming to a close, it’s time for another year end wrap up video. This gives me an opportunity to talk about everything that was accomplished in 2017 and allows me to set new goals for the 2018 woodworking season. Thank you

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Woodworking Nut Channel Trailer 2017

Woodworking Nut Channel Trailer 2017

Every couple of years I like to update my channel trailer to hopefully bring in more subscribers. This is just a quick video that explains to new potential subscribers who I am and what my channel has to offer. I hope you enjoy this updated version and

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Review of the MATCHFIT Dado Stop Pro

Review of the MATCHFIT Dado Stop Pro

This week MICROJIG sent me another cool jig for my shop called the MATCHFIT Dado Stop Pro. The first thing I noticed is the quality. Once again, MICROJIG has gone above and beyond in making the Dado Stop Pro feeling extremely durable and well

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How to Insulate your Garage Door

How to Insulate your Garage Door

With another cold winter coming this year, I decided it’s time to insulate my garage door before it’s too late. Fortunately, they make a kit that’s very affordable and super easy to install by yourself. Each kit costs $90.00 and it will cover a single car garage

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How to Make a Christmas Tree Sign

How to Make a Christmas Tree Sign

This week I’m kicking off the Christmas season with this Christmas Tree Sign. All you’ll need for this project is a piece of 1/4″ thick plywood, scrap wood for the frame (I used some walnut scraps), Frisket film (to make the stencil) and spray paint (white,

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How to Make an American Flag Case

How to Make an American Flag Case

This week I was asked by one of my friends at school to make him a case for one of his flags that he received while he was in the Army. I thought this was a great idea and it was perfect timing since Veterans Day was just the other day. For this project, I used

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How to Make a Custom LED Sign

How to Make a Custom LED Sign

This week I wanted to take a shot at making an LED sign using wood and a piece of acrylic. I started off by\creating a design for my sign. The best thing you can use for this is a combination of google images and Adobe Illustrator. I found a Lions Logo that I

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How to Make Halloween Silhouettes

How to Make Halloween Silhouettes

This week I’m making one last decoration for Halloween. I saw the idea for these window silhouettes on Pinterest and thought many of you guys would like this as well. All you need to make this is a sheet of 2’x4′ plywood that is 1/4″ thick, black

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How to Make an Electric Chair

How to Make an Electric Chair

This week I’m kicking the Halloween builds into full gear with this electric chair lawn decoration. I started out by cutting all of my lumber to size over on my table saw. For the frame, I used pocket hole screws to assemble all of the 2×3’s. The seat slats were

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How to Make Slatted Pumpkins

How to Make Slatted Pumpkins

With the fall season here, I decided it would be a good time to work on some fall themed projects. This week I built slatted wood pumpkins out of 6- 1×4’s that were 6′ long, 2 cans of orange spray paint and 1 can of green spray paint. I started by cutting the

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How to Make a Hanging Wall Organizer

How to Make a Hanging Wall Organizer

This week I’m building a wall hanging organizer that is perfect for college students trying to stay organized. For this project, I started by cutting my plywood down to size over at my table saw. With all my major cuts made, a few of my pieces called for

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How to Make a Pair of Nightstands

How to Make a Pair of Nightstands

This week my friend Andrew (from college) and I set out to build a nightstand for each of our rooms. I came up with a design and a few days later we got to work. For this project, I used 1 sheet of oak plywood (About $50 a sheet) and 1 quart of stain per

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How to Make a Modern Bookshelf

How to Make a Modern Bookshelf

This week I’m building a bookshelf for a buddy of mine at school. He didn’t want anything fancy just something fairly big. I began by cutting all my pieces of plywood out on my table saw. Next, I went ahead and joined the frame of the shelf together using

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How to Make Wood Sunglasses

How to Make Wood Sunglasses

After being asked by a good friend of mine, I gave my best shot at making a pair of wooden sunglasses this week. For this project, I used a small chunk of scrap maple (Any hardwood will work fine) to construct the frame. Keep in mind that this project doesn’t require

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2017 Shop Tour

2017 Shop Tour

This week I did my fifth annual shop tour. Every year I like to do a quick tour of my workshop to show everyone how I like to keep my tools laid out. Some major additions to my shop this year include a miter saw station and a dust collection system. If you’re not

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How to Make Garage Shelves

How to Make Garage Shelves

This week I’m building shelves in my parents garage. I designed these shelves to hang down from the ceiling in order to take advantage of the space that is otherwise unused. The great thing about hanging shelves is you can still use all the space on the

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How to Make a Saw Blade Shop Clock

How to Make a Saw Blade Shop Clock

I’ve always wanted one of the saw blade shop clocks in my workshop, but I didn’t want to simply go out and buy one of the cheap ones. I wanted one that was authentic and made from a real saw blade. To get started, I removed the branding on the front side

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How to Make an Army Sword Holder

How to Make an Army Sword Holder

This week I’m making a sword holder for an Army Veteran that goes to the same college as me. For this project, I used solid oak 1×4’s to construct the holder. I started by cutting up 4 – 1×4’s down to 4′ long and using edge joined them with dowel joinery. For the

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How to Make a Keurig Pod Holder

How to Make a Keurig Pod Holder

With last weeks project cutting so much into this week, I only had a couple of days to build a project/make a video. For this project, I started by creating a template for the cup and once I had it made, I printed it out and attached it to a 1/2″ piece

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How to Make a Gaming Desk (Old)

How to Make a Gaming Desk (Old)

Ever since my friend help me build a computer last summer, my desk no longer was able to fit both of my monitors on it. I needed something larger that could handle both monitors with ease and I wanted a good way to manage all of the cables that go along

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How to Make a Hat Rack

How to Make a Hat Rack

If you’re anything like me, then you can never find a hat when you need one. This week I set out to solve this problem once and for all. I decided to make a hat rack that didn’t take up too much space, but was capable of holding a lot of hats. After looking online

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How to Make the Game Washers

How to Make the Game Washers

Summer is sneaking up on us soon, so this week I decided to build a game that could be played during family barbecues, graduation parties or even hanging out with friends on the weekend. This game is called washers. The rules are simple: a washer in

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How to Make a Paper Workbench Cover

How to Make a Paper Workbench Cover

If you’re anything like me, my workbenches are constantly getting covered in paint, stain and dried up wood glue. I knew there had to be some sort of way to prevent this from happening though. After doing a little bit of research, I came across a rosin

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How to Make an Entrance Table

How to Make an Entrance Table

After getting a recommendation to make a furniture project on last weeks video, I decided this week would be a great opportunity to do so. I ended up designing and building this entrance table to sit by the front door in our house. For this project, I went

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How to Setup a Dust Collection System

How to Setup a Dust Collection System

This week I’m installing a complete dust collection system in my workshop. A few weeks ago I converted my single stage dust collection system into a two stage dust collector. If you haven’t seen that video, I’d recommend watching it as well. I started off by going

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How to Make a Miter Saw Station

How to Make a Miter Saw Station

After converting my dust collection system into a 2 stage dust collector last week, I decided it would be a good idea to build something that could accommodate this system in my shop. This led to me create a miter saw station that could not only have a

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How to Make a 2 Stage Dust Collector

How to Make a 2 Stage Dust Collector

To kick off the new season on my channel, I’m converting my 2HP Harbor Freight dust collector that I received from my grandparents (Thank you Grandma and Grandpa Devine!). The purpose of a two stage dust collection system is to separate the

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