Project posts, typically how-to articles and/ or videos.

Here is my latest YouTube video walking through how I made a depth chart with floating depth notations. Check it out and let me know what you think!

I have a friend who loves working out and wanted to be able to do more CrossFit type workouts at home. She asked me if I would be able to make her some jump boxes…

Unique shapes are a fun twist to the ever so common rectangular cutting board. In this post I walk through how to make edge grain cutting boards in the shape of your favorite state (or any other interesting shape for that matter)…

In this video I walk through how I made several different growth charts: one from a piece of reclaimed oak and the others from rough-sawn lumber.

I recently made two home decor crates to organize office materials on a built-in shelf in my front room.  After the crates were finished my wife asked me to make a coordinating frame.

I made a built-in shelf for our front room last year and the shelves have remained relatively empty since. My wife and I struggled with how to make the space both functional and visually appealing. My wife was inspired by one of her friends to use a few crates to hold things like binders that would otherwise look cluttered on the shelves.

A couple months ago I made a 3-D depth chart as a gift. It was a fun project and I think that it turned out really well. Here is an overview of how I made it…

Layer by Layer: custom depth chart

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Wooden kitchenware is safe to use and will last for many years with proper care and maintenance. General Care  Clean products after each use with hot soapy water and dry well Store them in a dry location Do not let wooden products soak Do not put wooden products in the dishwasher Do not use bleach […]


The first step is to decide what you would generally like your cutting board to look like. There are a multitude of designs out there (Pintrest board link) and an unlimited number of possibilities. If this is your first cutting board I would recommend starting with something simple such as one of the designs that are available in my store (pssst… if you subscribe to my blog you will get a promo code for a free download). Read more