I’ve gone out of my way to really try to push myself in design and technical execution over the last few years. Doing so has taught me that having curiosity to try new things and a willingness to fail are two critical elements for moving forward my passion for woodworking. This is as true for visual design as it is for learning new woodworking skills. Like anyone with a hobby like this, I only have a limited amount of free time to spend on woodworking’s many facets (design, tools, technique, writing, and everyone’s favorite $$) so the choices I make on how and … Read More »
With the holidays right around the corner, now is the perfect time to start thinking about what to give as gifts. For anybody you know who is a fan of beer, here’s a set of 4 DIY videos, including links to the original blog posts, that should help inspire you to make something by hand, rather than going out and buying one. The projects with links to the original blog posts include an easy to make bottle opener, a growler crate, rosewood handled knife and a serving tray designed to be held by a beer bottle. These videos were filmed … Read More »
In advance of the November 1-2 DesignBuild Cincy show, I’ve compiled a slideshow of some of the custom pieces of furniture I’ve built over the years. Enjoy.