My wife needed some standing container gardens and I was going to start building them from wood like most people do. I then stumbled upon someone selling 55 gallon drum barrels that were food grade and already cut in half; perfect to be used for a container garden. For the… Read More »How to Build a Standing Container Garden with Food Grade Barrels
Woodworking is a hobby of mine that began as a kid. After a very long hiatus from it I’ve begun woodworking again and I wanted to share my successes and failures in doing so.
Below you’ll find some guides, tips, and the occasional tutorial for woodworking.
I want to talk about the adjustable standing desk I built. Now, I say built and that’s a bit of an overstatement. I didn’t build the mechanics for the desk, those I bought, but I did build the top for the desk to save money and that’s what I wanted… Read More »How to Easily Build an Adjustable Standing Desk Cheaply
Like most people I have used a variety of different sealers over the years. Honestly, I find the process a chore having to brush on a thin layer of polyurethane without brush marks or bubbles, then sanding it and re-coating it. It’s downright difficult at times. I’ve seen Minwax’s Wipe-On… Read More »Minwax Wipe-On Poly Review & Thoughts for Woodworking
I wanted to do a little showcase for the things I’ve made lately and show you what occupies my free time these days. These items were Christmas presents and with varying degrees of success. I’m very much a novice blacksmith at this point and my woodworking skills are moderate at… Read More »Homemade Christmas Gifts with Woodworking & Blacksmithing