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My Hydroponic Experiments- Kratky Method My Hydroponic Experiments- Kratky Method

I grew up on a farm and have always been interested in technologies to grow more... 

Solder Snaps onto an Arduino Lillypad Solder Snaps onto an Arduino Lillypad

I have been researching the best way to make some interesting costumes for my kids.... 

PVC Flagpole- The New Version PVC Flagpole- The New Version

A few years ago I did a post on how to build a small, slanted flagpole like those... 

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Holiday Projects

Lego Decorating the Tree 40058 -Build Review with Funny Intro Lego Decorating the Tree 40058 -Build Review with Funny Intro

Show Notes available at justbuildstuff.com The video of our build and review of the... 

Build of Lego Creator Snowman 30197 Build of Lego Creator Snowman 30197

Below is the video of our build and review of the Lego Creator Snowman 30197 Polybag. http://youtu.be/fwLFsqj4_qA This... 

How to Make Juice Box Mummies How to Make Juice Box Mummies

This is a fun snack craft where you wrap tape around a juice box to make it look... 

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Featured Projects

How to Make Beeswax Wood Finish How to Make Beeswax Wood Finish

In this video I show how I make a beeswax paste finish for my woodworking projects using beeswax and olive oil. The ingredients I use are- 1 Cup of extra virgin olive oil 1 oz stick of beeswax (link to Amazon) 1 microwave safe container, (I use a jar that used to have Wylers Chicken Bullion Cubes) (link to Amazon) http://youtu.be/W-K-GTPJkw8      Read More →

How to Cut Wooden Wheels with a Drill Press and Hole Saw How to Cut Wooden Wheels with a Drill Press and Hole Saw

In this video I go over making wooden wheels with a drill press. These wheels are the kind I use for the toys in the How to Make Wooden Farm Toys Book. And for the toys on the downloadable plans page. First I use a forstner bit to make an inset for the center. This is cosmetic, the forstner bit should be smaller than the final diamter of the wheel... [Read more of this review]

Flower Coat Hook Pattern Flower Coat Hook Pattern

After the  article “Paint the Flowers on the Wall” we have had some interest in the pattern to make one of these flower coat hooks.  I made a pattern and some instructions to cut out one of these flower hooks yourself you can download a pdf of the plans by clicking here or on the image below. Remember to drill the center to 1/2 inch diameter... [Read more of this review]

Initial Design of an Entryway Locker Initial Design of an Entryway Locker

I have just finished creating a model of an entryway locker that I plan to start building soon as a donation to for a local charity dinner.  When finished I will post pictures of the construction and detailed plans. Click on the picture below to be able to interact with a 3D PDF model of the Locker.  Note you will need Adobe Acrobat reader installed... [Read more of this review]

Featherboard Pattern Featherboard Pattern

I needed a feather-board to guide some wood through my router so I drew up this quick feather-board pattern.  Click here for the full size pdf pattern or click on the picture of the pattern below. Pattern to cut featherboard I made my featherboard from some 1/2″ thick plastic I had purchased from a surplus pile at a local hardware store. Featherboard... [Read more of this review]

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