Learn how to install window and door trim and the tools and techniques you’ll need. Click on the link to learn more about the Leica laser level
In this video I unbox, assemble and review the Lawn-Boy All Wheel Drive mower and discuss some of the features. http://thd.co/1rv6WYm Sponsored by the Toro Company
Learn when NOT to use MDF on trim projects. MDF expands and contracts with moisture so it’s best to use wood trim around areas that may get wet like in bathrooms or around tile floors that get mopped.
I install a perimeter of Peanut stone around the foundation of the barn to protect it from water backsplash when it rains. Peanut store is very common in New Jersey and I found a nice pile of it in the yard. I seed the area with grass seed and will continue on this “maintenance” project a […]
I make a small deck out of Ipe wood to protect the area underneath a swing I made for may daughter. Learn the tools and tips you’ll need to build this deck yourself.
I show you how I finish the large triptych painting of Dogwood flowers I’m making for a client. Learn the tips and techniques and paint used. Acrylic Paint used: http://amzn.to/22HoBXS
Shop Tour: In this video we take a walk in and around the barn, wood shop and art studio. I’ll answer a few questions, show you what I am working on and talk about future projects. Here are links to some of the projects referenced: Chopsaw Cabinet: https://youtu.be/0XY8KMtezxg SawStop Jobsite: https://youtu.be/Ei-ALW4-qt0 Lumber Rack: https://youtu.be/E-VWlDZ4708 […]
Learn how to remove finish nails from wood trim using these simple tools and tips.
This is a short version of a video I made a few weeks ago. If you want to see the long version click on the link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=BmXt0…
I unbox and assemble the SawStop Jobsite Saw. The instructions are very clear and the only tools you will need are an Allen wrench an adjustable wrench and a Phillips head screwdriver. My first impression of the saw is that it has a nice solid quality feel to it. The fence is accurate and easy […]
Learn how to remove wooden trim and prep, prime, and paint a room. Learn the tips, tools and techniques to do the job in your house. This project is sponsored by RZ Mask: Got to https://www.rzmask.com/pages/jon-peters and use the code “Jon” at checkout to get a FREE Pack of F3 Filters with your purchase of […]
Here are my tips on using a caulk gun and how to properly caulk.
In this video I build a simple Corner Desk for a flight simulator for my dad’s birthday this year. My dad is a pilot and my brothers and sister chipped in on the flight simulator for his gift. I didn’t plan on making a video of this project but I did shoot a little whenI first started and […]
I answer some questions in this video about the simple Scaffold system I built using 2 x 4’s for the sunroom renovation project and also talk about when I use water based polyurethane in woodworking projects.
This is Part 1 of a 3-4 part series on renovating a room. One of the most important things to think about when starting a home renovation project like this is how to work comfortably. There is a section of the sunroom that has a cathedral ceiling so I’m building a small scaffolding system. I found […]
Learn how to change sandpaper on a double barrel drum sander and install two different grit papers. My drum sander is a 5 HP model by Performax which is now part of SuperMax and it’s been very reliable over the years. Also, I discuss some upcoming projects in the shop and show progress on a […]
This week I repurpose an old shop cabinet and turn it into a garden shed that will hang on the North side of the barn. The shed will be great to store our beekeeping equipment along with keeping the garden tools organized. In this video I’ll add a face frame to the cabinet and make […]
We announce the winner of the kid’s art framing system contest and announce this weeks giveaway which includes a roll of Gorilla Tape, a Jon Peters original “Barn” print, a nice assortment of exotic scrap wood including Zebrawood and Purple Heart, and also a helpful woodworking book that highlights many of the wood species. […]
Here’s a simple woodworking project that you can do at home with just a few tools and basic materials.
I answer some of your questions on the TV Lift Cabinet Part 2 video on building the Sapele top and finishing the cabinet. Learn about the paint and finish used. Also, a quick discussion of the lighting I use in the barn to shoot videos.