Learn how to build an outdoor kitchen cabinet and countertop for a sink. The outdoor kitchen space will go alongside the grill and will be the set for the new cooking show. I show you all of the tools, tips and woodworking techniques you need to build an outdoor cabinet like this for your home. […]
My friend Mary takes us on a tour of her apiary – or bee yard – and talks about beekeeping and her small business called E&M Gold Beekeepers. Here’s a short video, and some additional photos from the day. Check out their website: http://emgoldbeekeepers.com/ E&M Gold Beekeepers is a family owned beekeeping business, which […]
Learn how to make a convex frame for a painting I made for a client. I make the frame and show it installed in the client’s house. Learn all of the tools, tips and woodworking techniques you’ll need to make a custom frame.
This is a tiny oil painting inspired by a walk through Hartshorne Woods. The frame is made from American black walnut and finished with a hand rubbed shellac and wax finish. This painting is at auction. All proceeds from this auction will benefit Make-A-Wish foundation. Click on the link to visit the auction. http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/12212352094…
Here are the go-to gas powered tools I use for my lawn and yard maintenance. My advice is to invest in the highest quality tools you can afford, which saves time and money in the long run, and makes working in the yard more enjoyable and productive. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Art-Home-by-Jon-Peters/312021729836 Instagram: http://instagram.com/jpartandhome/
Learn how to repurpose old cabinets in the shop to make a new outfeed table for my table saw. I’ll show you the tools and techniques to do this woodworking project in your work area. You can use the same process to refinish old cabinets with drawers. Here are the old cabinets from my basement […]
Go BIG with a Grilled Tomahawk Steak There’s no better way to test both the power – and finesse – of our brand new Coyote Grill than by cooking a big fat Tomahawk Steak. A Tomahawk is a thick bone-in Ribeye Steak and as its name implies, it’s a huge hunk of meat that resembles […]
Here are some helpful caulking tips using Big Stretch Caulk. Visit http://bit.ly/JonPetersLovesSashco and enter Sashco’s #GoBigOrGoBack Challenge to win free caulking and coupons from Sashco! Cut a very small tip opening to start 2) Buy a Dripless Caulk Gun 3) Add a thin bead of caulk and then smooth with a wet finger and […]
Learn how to make a solar wax melter to melt beeswax that was comes from the beehive. The wax will be used to make encaustic paint for my art projects and I might also use the melted beeswax to make wood finishing oils for furniture. Learn all the tools and tips you’ll need […]
I add a second elevated garden bed to the vegetable garden and show you how to assemble and plant it with seeds for a fall vegetable garden. The cedar planter was provided by the Park Seed Company and it’s perfect for anyone looking to start a garden or for those who don’t have the time […]
This is a short proposal video. It will give the client a good idea of what a painting will look like when it’s scaled up. This is the first step when I work on commissioned paintings: I make a small study to give the client an idea for a full scale painting and then size it […]
Learn how to hang a door using the SOSS Invisible hinge system. Visit www.soss.com to learn more about SOSS invisible hinges.
Learn how to make a dolly with wheels, which is useful for this project of moving the beehive into a sunnier area and for many other home projects. When moving beehive, you can only move it less than 2 feet a day or more than 2 miles. If you move the hive, let’s say 10 […]
The painting made in this video is up for auction with 100% of the proceeds benefiting Ronald McDonald house. Click the link to bid http://www.ebay.com/itm/-/122080940715?ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT This is a fun and easy way to start painting. The focus is on mixing color and how to use color to create depth and light in your painting. Have fun.
I answer some questions on the Concrete Slab video, including the Paulownia wood I used for the form.
I unbox and review a 36” S Series propane grill for Coyote Outdoor Living and show how it will be incorporated into the Ipe wood deck as part of the new outdoor kitchen. This grill will provide a backdrop for our upcoming grilling series. This post is sponsored by Coyote Outdoor Living. Learn more about […]
Learn how to pour a small concrete slab. This is the first step in what eventually will become a small shed to house my dust collector and some other tools. I probably won’t get to building the shed until late September early October but the weather was nice this week so I thought I’d get this part […]
This is the push-stick that I’ve been using for almost three decades to help guide wood through the table saw . I started using this push-stick while working at the Woodworker back in high school. Check out the video on how to make it and here are some images and the stencil that you can print out, […]
Learn how to build a simple surfboard rack using 2 x 4’s and 1 1/8th” dowels that you can find at your local home store. Here are the design plans and materials list for this easy to make project. https://youtu.be/Fyx74VGCkac
Learn how to build a deck using Ipe wood and all the tools and techniques you’ll need for this project. The new deck will be used to house the new Coyote grill and cabinets that will be part of an outdoor kitchen. I show you how to split a water line to run water to […]