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The show has started. It’s called the Daily Shed and the first episode is live on YouTube. I’m excited for the future of this project and I hope you’ll join me. The show has it’s own website – thedailyshed.com – so I won’t be sharing each video here. If you […]

The Daily Shed is Here!


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In the very near future, I’ll be starting up a YouTube… show… thing. Not sure what to call it, but in my head, it’s a simple one-man show where I pick a subject, and discuss it, while in my garage. Maybe I work on something, maybe I just sit in […]

More Me – More YouTube.


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Not every project has to be an elaborate build… at least I don’t think so. Sometimes, just making something simple is enough to teach a few things or show some shop tips. I attempt that in this video. YouTube – Tool Holder for Pliers

Tool Holder for Pliers



Recently, I’ve found myself in need of a large baby gate. Specifically, a baby gate that would stretch the width of my garage door. Everybody needs a baby gate in their shop full of dirt, dust, and power tools, right? Extreme daddy day care? Well, somewhat like that… but not […]

Ten Foot Wide Baby Gate


Depression is a disease… ailment… an infliction. It is an extremely personal experience and though some symptoms may be present in many different forms of depression… mostly, it’s extremely difficult to explain or understand. I’ve dealt with it one way or another my whole life. It’s a subject that I […]

What is Depression?


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If you work with power tools, safety is important. A push block is a safety tool I should have had already, but… well… I have no excuse. Cutting rabbets and dadoes on a table saw or router is dangerous. So, let’s make a push block. Sure, they are super cheap […]

DIY Push Block



One of my jobs is working for the Polish board game publisher, Portal Games. Recently, we decided to change our logo and I thought it was a great time to build something special for the CEOs office. It starts with a piece of particle board, some poplar, a few LEDs, […]

Lighted Sign – Portal Games Logo


Previously, I made a camera rig that attaches to my tripod. This makes for great handheld shots while also having the option to use my tripod. To complete the usefullness of this rig, I needed a way to shoot overhead shots for animations or demonstrations. So, in this video, I […]

Overhead Camera Setup





In 19 days, we celebrate my favorite holiday: International Talk Like a Pirate Day! Every year, around this time, I do something special. Traditionally it’s been to give away copies of Scallywags… but this year, it’s something a little bit different. Me Booty! is now for sale at thegamecrafter.com! Last […]

Me Booty! – Now For Sale!