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The Castle 100 – Innovation in Pocket Joinery

This is an introduction and review of the Castle 100 pocket cutter. The machine cuts the same professional Castle pocket for pocket joinery applications. The results are far superior to the traditional pocket hole jigs currently on the market. Learn more about Castle pocket cutters here: http://www.castleusa.com

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RedneckDIY Life No. 2

In this episode showcasing the RedneckDIY life I talk about my trip to New Orleans, the Mix & Mingle at the shop that stocks some of my work, the Castle 100 video, and a few other things.

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RedneckDIY Life No. 1

This is the inaugural Vlog showcasing the RedneckDIY life. In this episode I talk about my ultimate table saw push stick, The Shocker Stick, Lonesome Dove Signs, Plasma CNC art, CNC Router Parts, Castle USA, and other things that filled my week.

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The Tools I Use

    I get asked a lot about the tools I use in doing my projects.  While every blue moon there will be a specialty tool involved, most of the time it’s a very specific handful of tools that I use. These are the tools I recommend because I currently use them in my shop […]

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Wooden American Flag

In this video I build a wooden American flag. I used maple and cherry strips to glue up the stripe pattern and cut the star pattern on my CNC Plasma Machine from CNC Router Parts. I think it turned out great.

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Plasma Cut 49ers Logo with TIG Welded Frame

In this video I make a commissioned piece for someone. I TIG weld the picture frame and make a lap-jointed oak background. The I use my CNC Plasma Machine from CNC Router Parts to cut the San Francisco 49ers logo. Turned out great.

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Sliding Barn Door Picture Frame

I recently finished the picture frame project.  It is made from reclaimed barn wood.  This happens to be the coveted wormy chestnut.  I built the sliding hardware from scratch.  I think it turned out great.        

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Harley Davidson Glow Sign

I have seen a few projects lately that involved the use of glow powder and epoxy.  The projects I have seen have been tables that had recesses and blemishes filled with the glow epoxy.  I wanted to give it a try but wanted to do something a little different.  I have never seen this technique […]

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Build a Better Circle Cutting Jig

A while back I built a jig that would allow you to cut a circle with your router.  That first generation jig was very basic and somewhat rudimentary in its design.  It wasn’t very versatile either since it would only cut circles in quarter in increments.  It was also somewhat complicated and time consuming to […]

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Fireplace Surround

My brother is planning a major renovation of his shop/mancave and he needed something for the project to revolve around.  I was hanging out with him over Christmas drinking about some things when I noticed his gas logs insert sitting in the floor.  Just the firebox and logs.  That’s when the idea came to me […]

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