First Damascus Knife

Making a handle for the blade I forged last week. Thin and elegant design for this hidden tang with brass… Read More

First Damascus, Hand Forged

My first experience with damascus steel. Forged by hand from k720 (O2) and 15n20 tool steel. This project started out… Read More

Antique Hatchet Restoration. Third Time’s a Charm!

Yet another hatchet "restoraiton". With this one I am starting to get the feel of these casting experiments! Bought this… Read More

DIY Lego Minifigure Display Case

Making custom display case for a friend that collects minifigures. A perfect excuse to use the wood shaper I restored… Read More

Old Wood Shaper Back In Use

The wood shaper, also known as moulder, is a woodworking tool used to mill profiles or notch wood. The one… Read More

Hand Vise Restoration

Hand vise are very useful for holding small objects that need to be worked by hand. By now I have… Read More

Stabilizing Wood

Wood stabilizing is the process of injecting resin in wood by evacuating all the air present inside the wood via… Read More

ANGEL Safety Axe – Hand Tool Rescue Collaboration

After restoring this antique "ANGEL" Axe with Hand Tool Rescue I forge the safety guard out of a rebar piece… Read More

Bearing Forged Into Fine Woodworking Tool Ep. 2

Recycling a ball bearing inner race into a classy woodworking tool! Once again this tough steels proves to be a… Read More

Rebar Shear Restoration

This antique metal shear was used to cut rebar to size in construction site. It must have been left to… Read More

Heavy Duty Tap Wrench Restoration

Restoring a 50cm (20inch) steel tap wrench. Nice and big for tap between M9 and M27. Found it at a… Read More

DIY Vacuum Pump And Chamber

How to make a simple but effective vacuum chamber with a fridge compressor and a steel pot. Very inexpensive if… Read More

Cast Intricate Shapes With Lost Wax

This week I finish to cast the last parts of my bevel grinding jig. These happens to be intricate and… Read More

Bearing Forged Into Fine Woodworking Tool

We all know bearing are made of tough steels. See how I make a classy woodworking tool out of a… Read More

Antique Axe Restoration. I Did It Again, BUT BETTER…

More axe experiment. I'm pretty sure this has never been done before. What do you think about this axe restoration… Read More

Microphone Boom Arm

Hacking an IKEA lamp into a boom arm for my Rode Microphone. I'm definitely not the first one with this… Read More

Stainless Kiritsuke

Kiritsuke, a traditional japanese multipurpose chef's utensil. This is my interpretation with western style handle construction and double grind. 𝐌𝐚𝐭𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐚𝐥… Read More

Stainless Steel Heat Treatment

Testing two different quenching process for stainless steel. Oil quench is what you see more often and for most high… Read More

Hatchet Restoration. Sort Of…

Alright, how would you call this experiment? Hatchet restoration? Makeover? Wrecking an hatchet head? Yes, I know this kind of… Read More

Micro Mayhem Logo Cast

Casting an aluminum plaque with the logo of my local multiplayer game "Micro Mayhem". Check out the Kickstarter page   Read More