Custom Depth Chart with my Laser Cutter

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!

How to Build the Ultimate Stackable CrossFit Jump Boxes

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...

State Shaped Edge Grain Cutting Boards

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)…

Making Growth Charts

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.

How to Build a Dovetail Picture Frame

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.

How to build a simple home decor crate

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.

Custom Depth Chart

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 A post shared by CrAVE Craft (@crave.craft)…

Designing an End Grain Cutting Board

  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…

How to Make an End Grain Cutting Board

Once you have your finished Designing your End Grain Cutting Board and have acquired your lumber its time to bring your awesome design to life! Prepare the Lumber- It is very important to make sure that your boards are straight and square.…