Category: Projects

  • Wooden Dinosaur

    I made a little wooden dinosaur on my band saw. I googled for a stegosaurus outline, and printed out one of the first results, then glued that to a board to use for my cutting line. I sanded it some, softened the edges with a dremel and finished with mineral oil.

  • Wooden Spatula

    I made a wooden spatula today with purpleheart and maple wood. I cut out some smaller blocks of similar thickness and glued them together. Afterwards, I resawed it on the bandsaw to make it a little thinner. I used the spatula Amanda liked as a template and traced it on to paper which I glued…

  • Simon Band Saw Sign

    Amanda gave me a band saw for my birthday, so for practice I drew and cut out letters to make a sign. I spray painted the letters and finished the back with tung oil. The letters are attached with brad nails from the back.

  • Old Workbench

    I realized there were no pictures of my old bigger workbench. This one is 8ft long by 2ft deep and about 3 1/2ft tall. It’s definitely on the tall side, but it works for me. I added some hooks to hang my frequently used power tools and ear protection from. On the left is a…

  • Small Workbench

    I built another small workbench for the garage. This one holds my band saw, belt sander, and drill press. I used a similar design to my big one, but this one is lower and only 4ft wide. I also made the supports for the top surround all the edges instead of going with an overhang.…