I recently learned about hydro dipping from my friend Bill Wilson. It’s a super cool technique for applying paint the yields amazing and random results of swirled colors. Just spray some spray paint into water, give is a slight swirl, and dip your project into it!
Monthly Archives: February 2017
You will probably want to protect most projects you make with a finish. But applying a wood finish doesn’t have to be complicated. Let’s look at the basics. Let’s start out by getting this out of the way: Contrary to what many woodworkers will tell you, not all projects require a finish. For example. there […]
In this installment of The ABC’s of Woodworking, I discuss the various types of wooden cutting boards and how to care for them.
A couple months ago, my son suggested I try to make a Legend of Zelda Master Sword which I added to my ever-growing project list and finally got around to it this week, just in time for his birthday. I always find prop-making to be super fun and enjoyable. Mostly, it’s fun to try to […]
If you’ve watched my show for any length of time, you know I am a fan of finishing my projects with lacquer. I think it’s the perfect finish for most projects; it’s easy to apply and it dries super fast. Unfortunately, using spray lacquer out of a rattle can is not very cost effective. And […]
What’s the difference between a miter and a bevel and does it matter? In this video, I discuss making beveled and mitered cuts.