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I make a steel welding table with a wooden base to sit on top of my outdoor welding storage cabinet. I finish the steel surface with a beeswax finish that will help with rust protection and will also allow for the ground needed to weld. Here’s the how-to video and project photos: To make the […]
Learn how to burn in a beeswax finish on a steel table using a hand torch. The steel work table will be used outside and the beeswax finish acts as a nice rust-inhibitor and it looks really nice. I use the Bernzomatic TS 8000 torch for this project. Here’s the YouTube video and some additional project photos […]
I use scrap steel to make hold down clips for my anvil and show you how to add a nice finish to the anvil using a beeswax finish and a hand torch to burn it in.
Here’s a link to an interesting article from the NYTimes Art Section about the move away from traditional galleries and back into the mainstream where art can be more approachable for viewers…and more affordable to display and sell for artists. Many artists are going “anti-gallery” and are choosing to show their work in more […]
Learn how to build a small outdoor cabinet and storage shed. The cabinet I’m making will store my welding tanks but it’s the ideal size as an outdoor tool shed. Check out the video and project photos below to help with your build. Check out www.THDcard.com/Jon for your project needs 1. I’m building the legs […]
I show you how to repurpose a mid-century modern desk to make it a mobile work table with storage and a rolling base.
Learn how to make custom strip frames for your artwork using five gallon paint sticks. I’ll show you the tools and tips you’ll need to do it yourself.
Learn how to fix a crack in a wooden chair using epoxy and and a dowels as reinforcement. I show you all the tools and tips you’ll need to do this furniture repair project.
Steve Ramsey and Microjig are teaming up again this year to raise money for the Make-A-Wish Foundation to help grant wishes to children facing life-threatening medical conditions. To participate, create an animal out of whatever you like and post a pic of it it on the Makers Care website. Get involved in MAKERS CARE 2016 […]
Planking is Perfect Grilling on cedar planks adds a delicate smoky and woodsy flavor to anything you cook and it’s the perfect way to keep salmon super moist, juicy and tender throughout. It’s a fun way to grill too; the smell of smoldering cedar creates a throw-back, outdoorsy feel and the charred planks make for a dramatic presentation every time. […]
I replace an old lamp post and built a new one using leftover Cedar from the outdoor kitchen build and marine plywood for the flat panels, base and top. Learn all the tools and tips you’ll need to do it yourself. Here’s the video and some additional pictures from the project. Please share it and check […]
This is the second part of the outdoor kitchen cabinet build where I finish the top and install the doors. Check out part 1 of this Build https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jvSCk… 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 […]
Learn how to make a large crosscut sled for the table saw. I use Baltic Birch plywood, Poplar, and Maple in this build. Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Art-Ho… Instagram: http://instagram.com/jpartandhome/ Ebay Store: http://stores.ebay.com/JP-Art-and-Home Apparel Sponosor: Mountain Khakis http://www.mountainkhakis.com/ https://www.youtube.com/user/mountain… http://www.facebook.com/MountainKhakis https://twitter.com/MountainKhakis https://www.instagram.com/mountainkha… About Mountain Khakis Rugged. Authentic. Reliable. Timeless. What started as a casual conversation at the Shady […]
I change over the summer vegetable garden, clean and prepare the raised bed, and plant a nice selection of fall vegetable seeds include lettuces, carrots, turnips and radishes. This video is sponsored by Park Seed which is one of America’s oldest and largest mail-order seed and plant companies. They have a huge selection of high […]
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/