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These are my most fun woodworking projects, many with instructions so you can easily make it yourself.

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DIY Wooden Sign – The Stockings Were Hung

It's that time of the year and I have been very busy in the shop with projects. I just finished a wooden sign for...
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How to Make a Wood and Copper Ring from a Pipe...

This is how to make a wood and copper ring from a copper pipe fitting. This fun woodworking project combines wood and metal, with...
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DIY Growth Chart Ruler

This DIY growth chart ruler is an easy project, and costs far less than the store bought version. These rulers are very popular and...
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Heirloom Sanding Block Tutorial

This is my heirloom sanding block tutorial. In this post, I will show you how to make a 1/8 sheet, high end sanding block...
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DIY Candle Holder From Scraps

This DIY Candle Holder was made from the scraps that I collected while making a photo prop frame for my wife. The thin pieces...
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Lathe Turned Gavel

This was a fun piece that I made for a friend. A lathe turned gavel is easy to make, and is a great project...
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Plane Shavings For A Wine Ceremony Box

A wine ceremony box needs to have something inside that keeps the wine bottle and anything else from rattling around. This is a handmade...
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How to Make Wooden Beads Tutorial

This is how to make wooden beads, which are a great gifts, and can even be used to make a little money with your...
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How to Make String Art

If you want to learn how to make string art, this article will teach you the basic process which you can apply to any...
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How to Make a Wood Pendant Necklace

Here is my tutorial which shows you how to make a wood pendant necklace. This is a great project. It's quick, easy, and makes...
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Thumb Book Holder

A thumb book holder is a fun little project for anyone that enjoys reading. It slips over the thumb, and allows a book to...
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Easy DIY Tea Light Candle Holder

This tutorial will teach you how to make an easy DIY tea light holder. I really like contrast staining, and will be teaching you...
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DIY Wine Ceremony Box Project – Part Four

This is my DIY Wine Ceremony Box Project. In this four part series, you will have complete instructions for making a wine ceremony box,...
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Handmade Wooden Nut and Bolt

Kids learn a lot from toys that get their hands involved. This homemade wooden nut and bolt is an easy project, and it gets...
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How to Make Handmade Lacing Toy Tutorial

How to make a handmade lacing toy tutorial is step by step instructions for making a lacing toy on the lathe. You can do...
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DIY Photo Frame Prop

This DIY Photo Frame Prop is an easy to make project, and is fun to use in a photo booth at a party. It...
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Making a Wand

Wouldn't it be nice if these worked?  This wand was made for my wife who went as Mad Eye from Harry Potter for Halloween...
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DIY Established Sign From Wood

A DIY established sign is an easy, fun project that takes only a couple hours to complete. It can be used in your own...
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DIY Wine Ceremony Box Project – Part Three

This is my DIY Wine Ceremony Box Project. In this four part series, I will show you step by step how to make a...
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Growth Chart Ruler with Silhouette

A growth chart ruler is a great project to make for any new parent. It is easy to make, and will be treasured for...