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Category: Gorilla Glue

Build a Wood and Leather Growler Crate

Posted on September 3rd, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, marketing & promotion, Projects, video. 1 Comment

 

This post is a part of a series of projects I’ve been contracted to develop for The Gorilla Glue Company that will be featured at the Cincinnati Mini-Maker’s Faire, September 13-14, 2014. Click here for more information on the event.

Now is about the best possible time in my city’s history to drink beer if you live in Cincinnati. The city itself has a long and esteemed history of breweries, best experienced through a brewery tour. Today, now more than ever, we have a continually growing number of choices. From MadTree to Moerlein, Rhinegeist to Rivertown, just about every part of town has seen the growth … Read More »


Rosewood Handle Japanese Kitchen Knife

Posted on August 29th, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, marketing & promotion, Projects, video. 3 comments

This post is a part of a series of projects I’ve been contracted to develop for The Gorilla Glue Company that will be featured at the Cincinnati Mini-Maker’s Faire, September 13-14, 2014. Click here for more information on the event.

Like most woodworkers, I enjoy a very sharp cutting edge. That principle applies as much to my kitchen knifes as it does to my hand tools. I’ve always wanted to have a really decent set of knives, but could never justify the cost. Guys like Joel Bukiewicz of Cut Brooklyn make some beautiful, highly-coveted pieces that can run well over $500, … Read More »


30 Minute Home Made Beer Bottle Opener

Posted on August 15th, by Andy Brownell in Gorilla Glue, marketing & promotion, Projects, video. 16 comments

This post is a part of a series of projects I’ve been contracted to develop for The Gorilla Glue Company that will be featured at the Cincinnati Mini-Maker’s Faire, September 13-14, 2014. Click here for more information on the event.

Anybody who likes beer and has even the most rudimentary hand tools can make a half dozen of these popular bespoke bottle openers in an afternoon. They make great house warming gifts to go along with the six pack you tote to any party. You can use just about any scrap wood material and a few additional materials (a bent nail … Read More »