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Revolver Coaster

My latest creation.  Revolver Cylinder Coasters.  I made these the other day on my Shapeoko CNC Router.  They were made with some scrap oak I had laying around.  Continue reading

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Beach House Furniture

TV StandI started today making a Entertainment Center for our Beach House.  My better half (wife) really likes this style.  Continue reading

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12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Key Chain

12 Gauge Key RingHere is my latest project.  A 12 Gauge Shotgun Shell Key Chain.  I bought a kit from Woodcraft which contained an inner tube, a Brass end cap and the Brass base including the hardware for the key ring.  Continue reading

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The Minions are Coming

Minion I just finished another Christmas Ornament.  A Minion  A little late……I know.  The idea came to me a couple days after Christmas as I watched Despicable Me on DVD.  I turned the body Continue reading

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Snowman Duck Call

Snowman Duck CallSo I’ve been home a lot for the holidays and have time to waste doing what ever.  The other day I decided to play with my lathe.  I was trying to decide between making a Snowman Christmas Ornament or a new Duck call.  As you can see I ended up with a combination of the two a Snowman Duck Call. Continue reading

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Google Birdhouse

Google Bird House1I have been a little bored lately and decided that I wanted to make something fun but easy.  Somehow I settled on a Birdhouse.  So I looked through a pile of old plans as well as doing an image search for “funny birdhouses” and eventually stumbled upon an image of a birdhouse shaped like a Google Map icon. Continue reading

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Trunk-or-Treat

Trunk-or-TreatI attended my first ever Trunk-or-Treat event last night.  For those of you that don’t know what Trunk-or-Treat is I’ll explain.   Trunk-or-Treat is a Halloween related event in which people gather together in a large parking lot with their cars.  They open their trunks/hatches up and decorate them for Halloween.  In addition, they pass candy out to little kids. Continue reading

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Slingshots – Some Kids Just Never Grow Up

Grand Pops Homemade SlingshotI was reliving my childhood today and decided to make myself a slingshot.  It all started when I found an old inner tube in the garage.  A piece of scrap wood, about five minutes of work and I had myself a old fashion slingshot.  Continue reading

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You Sunk My Battleship

Hat RackIn honor of the upcoming Memorial Day Celebration I decided to post a simple project I made a few years ago for my Father in law.  He served in the US Marine Corps in Korea and worked for many years at the Philadelphia Navy Yard.  He started collecting hats from the ships he worked on which led to any Navy ships and has amounted to over 100 hats. Continue reading

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Lizard Lick Flooring

Lizard Flooring

I’m getting ready to lay down hardwood floors in my bedroom and was looking online last night at flooring when I came across this picture at Likecool.com.  This has got to be one of the coolest floor ideas I have ever seen.  I want to do this so bad it hurts.  I showed it to my other half and stated that this was the type of floor I wanted to put down in our Master Suite.  …….Dead Silence…..followed by a look that said what are you a Freakin’ idiot.  Continue reading

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