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A Beautiful Beeswax Finish For Cheap

A Beautiful Beeswax Finish For Cheap

We recently made our own beeswax finish that incorporated beeswax and mineral oil. This was a very straight forward process that created a quality product at relatively low cost. We purchased the mineral oil at the grocery store in the pharmacy section and we got the beeswax from a local honey maker. The total cost […]

A Splendid Spline Jig

A Splendid Spline Jig

A splendid spline jig? You betcha! In addition to the Crosscut Sleds I also had to make a jig to cut the slots for the splines on the Maple And Padauk Box that I made. This is basically a cradle that holds your workpiece at a 45 degree angle to the tablesaw blade. This was […]

How Do I Start Geocaching?

How Do I Start Geocaching?

When we tell friends and family about our Geocaching adventures (and we always do!) we are often asked, “How do I start Geocaching?” and to this we reply, “Let’s go now!”. However, we realize that there are others out there that may not have a friend or family member to take them Geocaching. So, for […]

Building Benches Is For The Birds

Building Benches Is For The Birds

Building benches is for the birds! When asked what hobbies I have I often mention, in addition to woodworking, how I enjoy gardening. However, lately I realized that the majority of the gardening I do would be best termed as ‘yard work’. While gardening evokes images of kneeling in a bed of sweet-smelling, brightly colored […]