CNC Carved Ash Craft Show Sign

A few weeks ago, one of my coworkers, who is also a wood enthusiast, reached out asking about helping him out with a sign for his wife and daughters to take with them to craft shows. I was, as always, happy to oblige. My coworker’s area of expertise is more […]

CNC Pendant For Marlin Based Control Boards

A lot of people will disagree with me on this but, I am a big fan of Marlin Firmware for use on hobby CNCs. In my experiences with 3D printing I have learned the ins and outs of Marlin and am adequately able to manipulate the firmware to my needs. […]

Wearable Wooden Bowtie

As I have become more comfortable pushing the limits with my CNC, I’m always trying to test out new software and expand my knowledge and ability. Most recently I dove into Fusion360 CAM to take advantage of 3D milling. Up until now i had limited myself to 2D and 2.5D […]

Reclaimed Double Sliders

Last month I was informed by the boss of impending project to improve the aesthetics of our living room. When we remodeled the room last year (Paint, recessed overhead lighting, new trim and crown, and some rods and drapes, etc.), I may have casually mentioned a sliding barn door…  I […]

Closet Organizer

Past Project: Oct 2018 It was a Thursday evening in October 2018. The Special Lady in my life and I had gone out to grab a bite to eat and do some shopping. At home, a storm was brewing… The Christmas presents I had started to stockpile for the children […]

Natural Stone Walkway

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Summer 2019:

I scavenged some stone from the foundation of an old outbuilding at my income property (more like "no income" property, but back to this project). The building was gone long before I bought the property in 2007 but the blocks were left piled in the back corner of the lot and I' had been tripping over them for the previous 12 years while doing yard work. While cleaning up the property to list it for sale the boss decided I should haul these home and make something pretty with them. At the time our walkway was 2'x2' paver blocks that someone installed over an existing concrete sidewalk, so an upgrade was definitely in order and would be a good use for something I would end up stepping over for the rest of my life anywhere else they ended up.