Make: Bookmarks

This one is certainly not my own. I ran across a post on Instructables about making your own bookmarks from scrap wood. Lacking the appropriate scrap wood, I picked up some 2×2 lengths of hard wood, oak and alder perhaps? Probably $7 in wood. Then I cut my own blanks, Read more…

Make: Jake’s Chair

This is an even older one, but still one of my favorites. Clear back in 1998, I wanted to build something and the something I came up with was a plan for an Adirondack chair. At the time, I didn’t have many woodworking tools, so it had to have pretty Read more…

Make: Sun Jars

This is an older one, but I liked the results and I think it was a pretty keen project. Inspiration for this was an article on Instructables about Sun Jars. At the time I saw the article, I was looking for a Christmas gift project and this seemed like a Read more…

Make: Making Movies!

My goal for this evening was to try and turn a video captured from a camera in to something to be shared via the Internets. The source material was a dance competition. The material was about 2:30 in length. No real editing since it was basically from start to finish. Read more…

Make: Calendars!

This isn’t a long one. I was struggling with an interesting idea for Valentines Day. Something more than chocolates and flowers and a card. Something creative, something at least a bit different. After some brainstorming, I decided a customized calendar was in order. It turns out the Costco Photo Center Read more…