Household Projects

These are all household related projects, either nice things to go in the home, or maybe work being done to the home.

Making Desk Toys with a Surprise

Making Desk Toys with a Surprise

My Dad built a couple of harmless prank office toys back when I was a little kid. I decided to make a few of my own using his original as a model.

Kitchen Dishwasher Cabinet

Kitchen Dishwasher Cabinet

Step by step project showing how I built a new kitchen cabinet with space for a dishwasher.

Hall Table Hidden Storage

Hall Table Hidden Storage

Check out how I made this solid black walnut hallway table with built-in storage as a surprise for my wife.

Spice Organizer Rack

Spice Organizer Rack

Everyone has a messy spice cabinet, here is my solution to that common problem.

Family Toothbrush Holder

Family Toothbrush Holder

I was tired of all our toothbrushes tipping over like dominoes inside our medicine cabinet, so I made a solution using my Carve CNC machine.

Painting & Hanging Doors & Trim

Painting & Hanging Doors & Trim

In this video we paint a bunch of doors and miles of trim. Then, we hang it all in the main floor of our house and finish off this huge home improvement project.

Refinishing Hardwood Floors

Refinishing Hardwood Floors

We are finally finishing our huge home makeover, this time we tackle the ugly hardwood floors.

Fireplace Facelift

Fireplace Facelift

Katie updates the look of our ugly old fireplace in order to fit in with the look of our soon-to-be renovated main floor.

Resin Filled Rolling Pin

Resin Filled Rolling Pin

Making a rolling pin using a cherry slab cutoff and casting resin.

Install A Ceiling Fan

Install A Ceiling Fan

Katie took the lead and shows how she installed a new ceiling fan.

Updating The Dining Room

Updating The Dining Room

In phase 2 of our dining room improvements, we tear down the dingy old walls then put up fresh sheetrock and and paint the whole thing.

Dining Room Expansion

Dining Room Expansion

With the help of my father in law, we knock down a wall separating our hallway and dining room - Making a drastic improvement to the flow of our house.

CNC Tray

CNC Tray

This was a collaboration project with a friend who has a CNC machine.

Cigar Holder & Tips for End Grain

Cigar Holder & Tips for End Grain

I tackle the challenge of turning end-grain while making the cigar holder as a gift.

Brick Wall Cutting Board

Brick Wall Cutting Board

This is my complete guide to building and finishing end-grain cutting boards.

#USMakerProject - Wyoming

#USMakerProject - Wyoming

This is a huge collaboration project where makers from all 50 states build a map of the US. I made Wyoming.

Pen Turning For Beginners

Pen Turning For Beginners

Rather than telling it to the camera how to turn a pen, I taught my wife to do it!

Kid-Sized Step Stool

Kid-Sized Step Stool

My oldest son needed a way to reach the sink, so I built him a step stool that should last forever.

Walnut Pepper Grinder

Walnut Pepper Grinder

I use a gorgeous figured chunk of black walnut to make a pepper grinder as my first project on my new lathe.

Chaotic Cutting Board

Chaotic Cutting Board

Watch how I made this chaotic end-grain cutting board for my mother using some really special wood.

Black Walnut Fan Blades

Black Walnut Fan Blades

This is a quick project that replaces the ugly old laminated fan blades with stunning new black walnut ones.

DIY Archery Target

DIY Archery Target

I use a bunch of scrap wood and other free (scrounged) materials to build an archery target.

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