Patriotic Wall Hanging

The description on the site, and the picture shown here cannot do this piece justice.

Available and cut from alder-wood, or quarter-sawn oak, this cut, engraved, and layered wall hanging will draw attention, and get the conversations started around independence day, .. or any time of the year.  It is cut and finished in a way that accentuates the natural grains and is topped off with the colors that speak to the liberty intended soul of our being.

This is a collectors piece and is part of a limited run.  Click on the image to be taken to the store where you can purchase it – do it before it’s gone

$75 bucks.  CHEAP.


Custom Wood Coasters – OH MY!

So along with making a number of things, repairs to the homestead and simply living comes the leftovers.

I hate to throw things away, and even when it might seem to be an innocuous or seemingly worthless piece of scrap wood, it hurts to ‘waste’ as I learned growing up.  So finding ways to recreate value from the valueless is sometimes tough.

Late last year I got it in my head to get a Lichtenberg set up and burn fractal designs onto wood.  Never mind all the warnings about “yer gonna die kid,” I plunged headlong into it, purchased the repurposed neon ballasts, clamps and foot pedal control.  It all seemed pretty simple right?

I suspect NOW that there must be an art to it, and that practice (while surviving) will enhance the quality of fractal burns.

In the mean time, I used some of those scraps that I refuse to discard, burned in quadrants and cut them into square coaster sized blocks.   Sanded, dropped some epoxy on em stained the dry areas, and polyurethaned the backs.

they turned out nice,  ..and certainly worth the $20 a set. (I risked my life to make these 🙂 )

Yeah click on that link and buy them.

What to do with those plastic grocery bags

Repurpose and organize easily!

“Paper or plastic?”

That is the question you get when checking out at the grocery store (unless its a store run by the leftist authoritarians who fear all things manufactured) With Candy’s plastic bag holders, you can jam em in and pull them out for use as small trash can liners, project bags, kitty litter collectors or put on your head for fun! (It’s a joke – we don’t recommend this last one – DON’T do it.)

Head on over to CraftAngelbyCJ and plunk down your hard earned cash for some really cool designs.

And If it ISN’T “hard earned?” …Spend more.

My Fathers Work

My Dad’s craftsmanship on display with the wooden riding pony strong enough for the largest man.