Workbench Restoration

workbench restoration

Taking on a workbench restoration project is not as difficult as it sounds.  My father recently gave me my grandfather’s old carpenters bench, and wow had it seen better days.  My father and grandfather were both in the tool making trade, so this bench saw more oil than it ever did wood. If you want … Read More

Spalted Maple

spalted maple

Spalted Maple is one of my favorite woods.  This is regular Maple that has a fungal infection in the tree.  It causes these amazing patterns of color to emerge, and makes the wood even more interesting.  There are different types of spalting, and they all have their own features. One of the nice things about … Read More

Woodworking Templates

woodworking templates

Woodworking templates are a very easy way to make operations repeatable and uniform. Almost any time that the same measurement, marking, or cut needs to be made, a woodworking template can help lower the time it takes to complete the step. Most projects can have templates made for them, and the process is very easy. … Read More

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