Learn how to build a stand up garden planter box using just a few tools. The design plans and materials list are shown below.
This is Part 2 of the Miter Saw Station Build. In this video I focus mainly on the drawers. Although I would not suggest this drawer design for fine furniture, it works great for shop furniture and cabinet builds and I’ve been building drawers like this for years. Learns the tools, tips and techniques you’ll need […]
I finally got a new Miter saw, The Bosch CM10GD 10” Dual-Bevel Glide Saw. It’s a great saw and now I’m going to build it into a miter saw station with storage cabinets. This project is sponsored by Garnica Plywood… check out this video to see how the plywood is made. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3BOUV…
Here’s and easy how-to tip…. This is a quick jig that I needed today to make my new miter saw cabinet.
This painting is up for auction with 100% of the proceeds going to Make-A-Wish Foundation. Click on the link to bid on this painting. About the painting. I went on a walk this morning to Huber Woods park in NJ. This is the view looking south over the Navesink River. The painting is oil on […]
I finally got a new Miter saw, The Bosch CM10GD 10” Dual-Bevel Glide Saw. It’s a great saw right out of the box, but just to customize it a bit I’m adding a Zero Clearance Insert. Bosch CM10GD 10-Inch Dual Bevel Glide Miter Saw, 15-Amp
I explain my digital installation process for artwork in this video and how I work with clients and interior designers to create and install custom artwork. I show you how I make and frame a painting that was digitally installed and approved by the client. In this triptych painting, I make a gold leaf […]
Learn how to make and install custom shoe molding to finish my sunroom renovation project. I make the show molding out of poplar and use the router to make the cut.
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.