I made a homemade ukulele for my nephew, Judd. It’s intermediate between a cigar box instrument and a traditionally made one in terms of build quality and complexity.
Download free templates here.
More info about Helmholtz resonance here.
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I made a gilded wood cross for my mom. This is how I did it.
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I made Indiana and Ohio-shaped plates that hold 6 oz tasting glasses for comparing and judging beverages (beer, wine, liqueur, etc.).
Indiana Cutting Template: Download here
Ohio Cutting Template: Download here
Indiana Judging Sheet: Download here
Ohio Judging Sheet: Download here
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I made a holiday ornament from pallet wood using simple tools.
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This is how I made a walnut and oak picture frame for my graduate school advisor. The frame holds a 5×7″ photo or matte.
Download a diagram of the dimensions here.
I made this elephant-shaped piggy bank out of a nice slab of walnut for my niece’s 1st birthday.
Elephant template is here.
I made a simple printing press for block printing. This press is cheap, easy to build, and uses an interesting mechanism.
Free pdf plans here.
How to Block Print