Corbin’s Workshop Store on Etsy

I decided to take the plunge and list some of my things on Etsy. Check out my store: CorbinsWorkshopStore for Woodworking on Etsy. I was avoiding this, due to the 7% fees they charge, and... [read more]
General

Video: Heart Bowl Packaging

Lately I’ve been making several heart bowls to post for sale on my website: Corbin’s Workshop. To ship them, I normally would haphazardly wrap up the product in a bunch of old packaging material, put... [read more]
Woodworking

Heart Bowl – Madrone with Lava Shimmer

My last heart bowl (madrone with bora bora blue) was also made from madrone wood, and this one turned out awesome! I decided to experiment with some new mica powder pigments, and I thought a... [read more]
Woodworking

Heart Bowl – Madrone with Bora Bora Blue

I’ve been working on making a few more heart bowls to have some inventory for sale on my website. This is one of the first ones! This bowl is made from madrone wood. But not... [read more]
Woodworking

Short Video: Heart Bowl – CNC Woodworking

I made this Short (aka: TikTok or Reel) from my full length Heart Bowl CNC Wooddworking video over on YouTube.
Woodworking

Short: Epoxy Drip Bowls

This is a short made from my original Epoxy Drip Bowls video. Original post: Epoxy Purple and Gold Drip Bowls Original video: Epoxy Drip Bowls on YouTube
Woodworking
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Photography: Sun Setting Over Lanai

I took this photo in Lahaina, Maui, Hawaii. The island of Lanai can be seen in the distance with the sun setting behind it.
Photography

Short Video: Batman Box CNC Woodworking

I’ve been reworking some of my earlier YouTube videos into “Shorts/Reels/TikToks”. It’s interesting because I get a lot more views. Check out the original video: https://youtu.be/nOVbJVuCh5k As of today, the original video got 3700 views,... [read more]
Video, Woodworking
Timber Frame Woodshed

Video: Timber Frame Woodshed – Learning & Building

My last post I put up the plans for my timber frame shed – they are super generic and the minimal information I needed to build the wood shed. Here’s a complete video on the... [read more]
Video, Woodworking

Timber Frame Woodshed “Plans” & CAD

Soon I’ll be posting a video about making my timber frame woodshed. For now, here are some links to the plans. I use the term a bit loosely; it is the minimal amount of dimensions... [read more]
Woodworking

Borneman Timber Frame Layout Guide – 3D Printed (Free STL Download)

I’ve been fascinated with timber framing for a few years. This is when you use lots of big pieces of wood, called timers, and traditional woodworking joinery, such as the mortise and tenon. It fell... [read more]
Woodworking

Mountain Bike: Knobbies at Stanford Rock

The past two years I’ve been doing some night mountain bike rides with a group of people called the Knobbies. We do rides around the north shore of Tahoe, such as in Truckee, Incline, and... [read more]
Photography
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Video: Log Tenon Cutter for $5 to make log furniture

My deck’s railing broke last winter due to some snow falling off the roof and onto it. I needed a way to make some log tenons to repair broke pieces. I searched around on the... [read more]
General

Photos: Lotus Bowl #3, Cherry with Purple Ghost Epoxy

I wanted a slightly larger size than Lotus Bowl #1, and I realized I could turn it slightly to get a larger piece out of the same limited Y axis that I have on my... [read more]
General

Photos: Lotus Bowl #1, Madrone with Epoxy

Following up my last post on the Lotus Bowl Video. Here are a few photos of my latest CNC woodworking art piece. This bowl is rather small; I’d really like to make bigger bowls, but... [read more]
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Lotus Bowl Image - CNC woodworking project

Video: Lotus Bowl – CNC Woodworking

In this video I show how I made my new Lotus Bowl. I was inspired by the lotus flower, and wanted to create a shape that would have lots of overlapping features. The first bowl... [read more]
General

Video: Workshop Tour – Shop Design and Layout Ideas

In this video I want to show everyone my new shop and discuss some of the design and layout ideas I had for my tools. I covered a lot of the basic stuff here on... [read more]
General

Garage Doors – The Truckee Workshop Part 19

We have garage doors! It was a long process to get them. Way back in September we started looking at options. I originally wanted some faux-wood doors, as I’m not too into the steel modern... [read more]
Woodworking
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Drywall Finish, Painting & Lights – The Truckee Workshop Part 18

There has been a lot of details left to finish my workshop. If you are just jumping in to this, check out my overview of all the posts on how I built this shop: the... [read more]
Woodworking

DIY Hydronic Radiant Floor Heating – The Truckee Workshop Part 17

In my last post, I talked about the drywall install. If you are new here, check out my overview posts for the Truckee Workshop Project. Truckee gets really cold in the winter, and I needed... [read more]
Woodworking

15,000 Pounds of Drywall – The Truckee Workshop Part 16

The last post I talked about getting my shop insulation done. If you are just jumping into this page, then check out the overview of posts in ascending order: The Truckee Workshop Project. The Nevada... [read more]
Woodworking

Shop Insulation – The Truckee Workshop Part 15

In the previous post, I discussed my shop electrical wiring decisions. If you are jumping in here, be sure to check out all the posts on the entire Truckee Workshop Project. Truckee is cold in... [read more]
Woodworking

Electrical – The Truckee Workshop Part 14

In my last post I discussed what workshop lights I was going to use to get the right amount of lumens per square foot. That was necessary in order to layout the electrical wiring inside... [read more]
Woodworking

CNC Woodworking: Wood Drips on Bowl

For quite a while I’ve had the idea of making a wood bowl that has wood drips off the top and over the edges. This idea is just an extension of the epoxy “drip” bowls... [read more]
Woodworking
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Workshop LED Lighting Design – The Truckee Workshop Part 13

Designing proper lighting for a workshop can be tricky. I’m going to try to break it down into some simple decisions in case you are wanting to do something similar. In the last post I... [read more]
Woodworking

Butterfly Bowl – Translucent Purple with Madrone Bottom & Drips

The very last CNC woodworking bowl that I made was this translucent purple butterfly bowl, with madrone wood “drips”. This was before I moved away and packed up my workshop and was made in 2020.... [read more]
Woodworking

Photography: Truckee Sunrise

The sun is rising in the east, but the camera is pointed towards the west. The initial rays of the sun give that alpine glow when the clouds are just right. This was one of... [read more]
Photography

3D Artwork: Lotus Experimentation

A flower I designed and rendered. This one isn’t for machining, and was just for playing around with to create something as artwork for the computer. It looks great as a desktop background! Click on... [read more]
General

CNC Woodworking: Lotus Bowl Design

July 2022 update: I made this bowl in real life. Check out the result: Lotus Bowl CNC woodworking. This is an animation rendering of a concept bowl that I designed from scratch. I’m hoping to... [read more]
Woodworking

Exterior Siding & Roofing – Truckee Workshop Part 12

After wrapping the house the next step was to get it sealed for winter. Check out the previous post where I did that work: Wrapping the Workshop. The roofers came and put on the roof... [read more]
Woodworking
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Photography: Truckee Snowy Sunset and Moonrise

I took this photo from our deck using my drone[aff link]. The moon was much bigger in person, and I edited the image a bit in Lightroom. You can tell by looking at the sky... [read more]
Photography

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