This is the local surfing spot the boys and I go to in Sea Bright, New Jersey. One or two shots are from my phone and Michael’s GoPro, other than that it was shot with the new Canon 80D camera. I ended up buying the 80D Costco bundle and the camera came with two batteries, a […]
I took a road trip up to Sheffield, Massachusetts in the Berkshires to meet with my long time friend and the well known painter Francis Cunningham. We looked at his classic New England post and beam barn and talked about the old tools he’s collected and why they are often the subject of his paintings. Here’s the […]
I refinish a piece of furniture I made almost 20 years ago out of Purpleheart. The original finish was Waterlox and I use it again in this video to refurbish the table. Also, let me know thoughts on building a new coffee table that is seen at the beginning of the video and what wood […]
I picked up my bees today at From The Garden in Freehold, New Jersey. While I was there Drew noticed the indoor observation beehive was about to swarm. Here’s the video of the swarm: If you live in the area it’s worth a visit or check them out online at www.fromthegarden.com for local raw honey and […]
Here’s a Q&A on the trim project where I answer your questions about the trim and chair rail design. Also, let me know your recommendations on a new Chop Saw.
Learn how to design and install chair rail with flat panel wainscoting and all the tips, tools and techniques you’ll need to do the job in your home. Click on the link to learn more about the Leica Laser Level I used to get a level line all around the room. It’s a great tool […]
Learn how to design a custom chair rail and molding project using the Williams & Hussey Molder Planer. I talk about the custom molding knives I used and how the molding is made. Williams & Hussey Machine Co., Inc.
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 […]