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5 Benefits Of Building A Deck With Composite Materials Instead Of Wood

Posted by on Apr 16, 2016 in Decking Materials, Featured | 2 comments

5 Benefits Of Building A Deck With Composite Materials Instead Of Wood

This entry is part 1 of 1 in the series Composite Deck Building

Enhancing your home with a deck is an excellent choice which can provide endless hours of entertainment for your household and guests. If you are trying to decide between wood and composite materials, then you are in the right place!

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How to Square A Deck or a Carpentry Project Using 3 4 5 Method

Posted by on Mar 20, 2016 in Carpentry Tips | 0 comments

How to Square A Deck or a Carpentry Project Using 3 4 5 Method

One Thing I Make Use of on Almost Every Project Knowing how to square things when building anything is very important and essential if you want your projects to turn out the best. Some people use a framing square but this is not very accurate since it is so small so we have to learn how to square a carpentry project using a method called 3 4 5. This method which is called the “Pythagorean theorem” and comes from good ole mathematics and geometry. The “Pythagorean theorem” is a basic equation of   where c represents the...

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Solid Advice For Maintaining Your Deck

Posted by on Jun 24, 2014 in Deck Maintenance | 0 comments

Solid Advice For Maintaining Your Deck

There are many homes out there that greatly benefit from a nice deck. While this is true, maintaining one is not as simple as 1-2-3. There are a few things that you should do in order to make your deck look great and last longer. Continue reading if you would like to know what they are. Check your deck regularly for loose boards. This is one of the most important deck maintenance tips you will ever read. Many people use their deck to entertain and spend time with those they care about. Unfortunately, a badly maintained deck can lead to slips,...

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Free Router Table Plans Download – Done in Sketchup

Posted by on Apr 21, 2014 in Recent Drawings | 0 comments

Free Router Table Plans Download – Done in Sketchup

This router table plan was designed by me for my woodworking shop.  It is a revised version of an older plan I drew and now has a much better dust collection system along with a safety switch.  On my old plans I always had to reach underneath to turn on the router by pressing the buttons on the router itself.  The old router also had only dust collection on the top through the fence and not through the lower catch area, so I hope this alleviates some of the work cleaning up. For storage router table has many options for ¼” router bits...

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Installing My Cedar Deck Railing Top Rail

Posted by on Feb 26, 2014 in Building My Deck, Featured | 1 comment

Installing My Cedar Deck Railing Top Rail

This entry is part 10 of 10 in the series Building My Deck Step by Step

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Craft Room 2d & 3d Cabinetry Concepts

Posted by on Feb 13, 2014 in Recent Drawings | 0 comments

Craft Room 2d & 3d Cabinetry Concepts

These  2d drawings were done in PowerCadd and the 3d renderings were done in Sketchup 2013. Cabinets are going to built out of hard rock melamine and the fills, gables and doors will be done in MDF. The finish is going to a sprayed lacquer that has a pearl finish. If I remember correctly a pearl finish is between a satin and semi gloss.  It looks amazing when it is done correctly. Click on the Photos Below To...

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Wooden Deck Projects Video Portfolio

Posted by on Feb 6, 2014 in Videos | 0 comments

Wooden Deck Projects Video Portfolio

Wooden Deck Projects Video Portfolio – I put together a short video showing a few of the cedar decks and other deck projects I have built over the years.

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