Woodworking Projects by Augusto Campos

Woodworking Projects by Augusto Campos

Hi there from Portugal, Love your work and your videos.  Thanks, Augusto Campos (Blog das Madeiras) I also have a woodworking youtube channel in PT https://youtube.com/bdm_pt Blog das Madeiras (more or less means “Blog of Timbers” in...
Make and Use Encaustic Color & Medium

Make and Use Encaustic Color & Medium

Learn how to make and use encaustic paint to create a painting with white and red pigment that’s framed in aluminum. Encaustic is waxed based – made out of beeswax, resin and pigment – and it becomes molten when heated and dries fast so there is a...
Handmade Wooden Chess Set – Rosewood & Maple

Handmade Wooden Chess Set – Rosewood & Maple

I made a four part video series last year on building a chess set. In this video I use the old footage to edit together a short video on the entire project. Tools used in the project: Tablesaw Bandsaw Chopsaw Grinder with a disc sander Belt sander Orbital sander...
MDF – Great for Molding But Not Cabinets

MDF – Great for Molding But Not Cabinets

MDF is a great product to use for crown, base molding and chair rail but I would not recommend using it for building a cabinet. MDF does not have the structural strength of plywood and it doesn’t hold screws as well. MDF also works great for padding furniture...
Wood Rot Repair, Fixing the Barn Door

Wood Rot Repair, Fixing the Barn Door

I noticed some rot at the bottom of the upstairs barn door that needed fixing so I waited until there were at least two dry days in a row in the forecast before starting the project.  Here’s a how to video and description of the project First I dug the rotten...
New YouTube Channel Trailer

New YouTube Channel Trailer

Here’s a new intro video for the Jon Peters Art & Home YouTube Channel.  It’s a little more fast paced and shows a bunch of Jon’s projects over the years.  Hope you enjoy and let us know what you think.  Be on the lookout for our new “Photo...

Big News & How To Frame Works Under Glass

Here’s a video announcing the new Jon Peters Art & Home online store where we’ll be selling Jon’s original artwork at affordable prices.   It’s a great way to start collecting so hope you enjoy it.   Also, learn some helpful tips and the...
How to Make a Form & Cast Concrete

How to Make a Form & Cast Concrete

Learn how to make a wooden form to cast a concrete base for a metal sculpture.  You’ll see the tools and tips needed for this project and how to make sure the base is level.   Also, check out the link to another video that talks a little bit about the metal...
Top Bar Beehive Update – May 2015

Top Bar Beehive Update – May 2015

Check out progress on the top bar beehives in this video. They’re looking really good but there is one bar where the comb is growing on both sides.  You’ll see a picture of that below.   Would love any feedback you have about might be going on....
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...

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