Make A Tabletop Tiki Torch

Make A Tabletop Tiki Torch

Here’s a great project just in time for summer on making a table top tiki torch out of copper piping and some other easy to find materials. The tiki torches are inexpensive to make and a lot of fun and here’s the how-to video and written materials list and...
How To Make A Welding Table

How To Make A Welding Table

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...
Indoor Beehive Swarm

Indoor Beehive Swarm

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...
Cutting Down A Christmas Tree

Cutting Down A Christmas Tree

We spent last Christmas in Vermont and on Christmas Eve Olivia and I walked across the hayfield towards the third branch of the White River to find a tree. We decided on a Hemlock, which is probably not a prized tree at a tree farm but we thought it was perfect....
Winter Beehive Update

Winter Beehive Update

Well, unfortunately the bees didn’t survive the winter… kinda sad news for anyone who’s been following the first year of Jon’s top bar beehive project, but it’s also been a great learning experience.  The comments coming in on YouTube...
Giveaway:  “Cosmic Beekeeper” T Shirt

Giveaway: “Cosmic Beekeeper” T Shirt

Enter to win the long sleeve t shirt I designed and wear in this video on “How to Refinish a Wooden Countertop“.  The artwork on the shirt, which is shown below is called the “Cosmic Beekeeper” and it’s inspired by my work and the videos...
Making Encaustic Medium with Wax from my Hive

Making Encaustic Medium with Wax from my Hive

Here’s a video about making encaustic medium from the wax I harvested from the top bar bee hive.  Encaustic art has been around for centuries, but Jasper Johns was one of the most famous American artists who used this medium. Click here to learn about Jasper...

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