3D Artwork: Tree with Pink Cube

I’m playing around with tree generation using Blender with the Sapling plugin. I first traced the outline of a maple tree and used it as a leaf instance. The tree plugin has a ton of... [read more]
General

3D Artwork: Bonsai Tree with Blender

I’ve been working on learning Blender, a free open-source 3D program available for macOS, Windows and Linux. I have a lot of goals with learning it, but the main thing is just to have fun.... [read more]
General

Video: How to Shift Gears on a Unicycle!

I have been riding a geared unicycle since around 2006 or 2007. At that time Schlumpf Innovations partnered with Kris Holm Unicycles to develop a shiftable geared unicycle hub. Florian Schlumpf already had a regular... [read more]
Unicycling

Pt1: Timber Framed Greenhouse Design

I’ve been fascinated with timber framing since I learned about the concept about a year ago. We have a lot of trees on our property and I’m planning on building a greenhouse utilizing traditional timber... [read more]
Woodworking

The Duality Unicycle Handle – Part 2 Strength

This is a continuation of the last post introducing the project. This project isn’t done (it isn’t strong enough), but feel free to play with things and download the files. I uploaded the latest STL,... [read more]
Unicycling

The Duality Unicycle Handle – Part 1

Last year I ventured into the world of 3D printing when one of my friends gave me an old Airwolf 3D printer. It required a lot of tinkering to get good prints, and I learned... [read more]
Unicycling
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Secret Locking Batman Dark Knight Box

What’s up CNC woodworkers! This is a batman themed “Dark Knight” box made on my CNC router. The lid fits perfectly on top of the box and has a secret latching mechanism activated by magnets... [read more]
Woodworking

Ep 4: CNC Woodworking – Making an Epoxy Drip Bowl in the Shop

The is the final episode in my tutorial series on how to create a bowl on a CNC machine. This isn’t just a basic bowl, but has some cool 3D drips milled into the top... [read more]
Woodworking

Ep 3: CNC Woodworking – CAM / Tool Path Design in Fusion 360

This is episode three on how to design an epoxy drip bowl in Fusion 360 for the purposes of creating it out in wood on a CNC machine. I walk through how to create a... [read more]
Woodworking

Ep 2: How to Design an Epoxy Drip Bowl for CNC Woodworking – Stock / Mold Design in Fusion 360

This is episode two on how to design an epoxy drip bowl in Fusion 360 for the purposes of creating it out in wood on a CNC machine. If you missed it, go back and... [read more]
Woodworking

Professional Mountain Unicyclist – TV Commercial Work

I’ve been unicycling for a long time, and I recently heard about a casting call for a mountain unicyclist. I’ve done paid jobs as a circus artist, but they are mainly for doing cyr wheel... [read more]
Unicycling

Ep 1: How to Design an Epoxy Drip Bowl in Fusion 360 for CNC Woodworking – CAD Design

I decided to do a tutorial series demonstrating a lot of the techniques I use to make a wood drip bowl on my CNC machine. In the above video I discuss all the steps I... [read more]
Woodworking
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Heart Bowl in Cherry Wood with Purple Drips – CNC Woodworking

I made a few of the heart bowls on my CNC machine out of redwood and hard maple. Check out the CNC Heart Bowl video over on YouTube to watch me making them. I had... [read more]
General

Purple Epoxy Butterfly Bowl – CNC Woodworking

This project idea started out with WiseBond epoxy asking if I wanted to try out some of their new color shifting mica powders. I’m part of their affiliate program, which allows me to get a... [read more]
Woodworking

Epoxy River Table Style Bathroom Vanity Cabinet

Hey epoxy woodworkers! I needed a new vanity for my upstairs bathroom, so this is what I came up with. Make one for your own house! Let’s get into the details on what you need,... [read more]
Project Hutchinson, Woodworking

Batman Dark Knight Wood Bowl – CNC Woodworking – 3D CNC Wood Carving

I thought I’d continue my bowl making and create a batman themed bowl using the dark knight logo. I machined it on my Tormach and used walnut wood, because that is the perfect dark night... [read more]
Woodworking

The River Box / Waterfall Box

Okay! I’ve made a few of these “river boxes”. My first one was back in August 2019 with the Spalted Blue River Box. Since then I’ve made a few others. I made one for my... [read more]
Woodworking

Drip Butterfly Bowls – CNC Woodworking

I made some of the initial drip butterfly bowls before the heart bowls, but I had wanted to release the heart bowl video specifically on mother’s day. These bowls are a combination of several ideas,... [read more]
Woodworking
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Heart Bowls – CNC Woodworking

My dad’s wife Karen mentioned that she liked my Chaos Bowl and wanted to buy it. There’s no way that I would charge money for my immediate family members to get some of my woodworking... [read more]
Woodworking

Purple and Gold Epoxy Drip Bowls – CNC Woodworking

This bowl design is an evolution of several things. The bowl shape is almost identical to the Ink and Oak Bowl, and I wanted to combine epoxy like the Chaos Bowl. But I wanted controlled... [read more]
Woodworking

Ink and Oak Bowl – CNC Woodworking

This is the Ink and Oak Bowl, another shape that can’t be created on the standard wood lathe. This bowl is an evolution of the Chaos Bowl I made a while back. That bowl is... [read more]
Woodworking

Solid Redwood Butterfly Bowl – CNC Woodworking

I wanted to do a version of my butterfly bowl that was solid wood. The tree itself was probably cut down when my parents built the house I grew up in; so sometime in the... [read more]
Woodworking

The Butterfly Bowl

View on YouTube: Making the Butterfly Bowl This thing is awesome! This is my first complex bowl shape. It took a lot of careful design to make sure everything would work out, and even after... [read more]
Woodworking

Photos: THE CHAOS BOWL – CNC Woodworking

This bowl started out with the idea of using cracked pieces of wood. Unfortunately, it turned out pretty ugly. I didn’t quite calculate where the broken areas would show up, and it became way too... [read more]
Woodworking
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Video: Translucent Wood and Epoxy Bowl: THE CHAOS BOWL – CNC Woodworking

Check out the making of this bowl on my Tormach PCNC 1100. I call it the Chaos Bowl because it is chaotic with broken wood pieces. Direct YouTube Link: The Chaos Bowl.
Woodworking

Ninja Turtle Epoxy Wall Art – CNC Engraving / Woodworking

I did this a while ago, and forgot to post it on my site! I had it over in my Portfolio at the Redwood Monkey Workshop. Slice of California madrone CNC engraved with my Tormach.... [read more]
Woodworking

Black Epoxy and Oak Box

This box turned out fabulous. I’m very happy with it. Watch the video to see how I made it. Made from sustainably harvested black oak in the Santa Cruz mountains. The tree fell down in... [read more]
Woodworking
Is Epoxy really food safe or food grade

Is Epoxy Food Safe?

On my Epoxy Suppliers page I used to state which epoxies advertised as “food safe”. I removed this, because it is confusing. A lot of people are asking the question: “is epoxy food safe when... [read more]
Woodworking

Batman CNC Joinery Box in Redwood – CNC Woodworking

I made a copy of my original alder batman joinery box and did it in reclaimed redwood. Be sure to checkout the Batman Box Dovetail CNC Joints video over on YouTube. Made with my Tormach... [read more]
Woodworking

DIY Lumber to Firewood: I made a big mistake

I’ve been using my Alaskan mill to create a lot of my own lumber from trees that fell down or are dying. My neighbor had a California madrone that was dying and needed to be... [read more]
Woodworking
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Batman Joinery – Alder Wood Box – CNC Woodworking

I’m really excited about this box! It started out as a way to create unique joinery. I was playing with basic shapes: circles, squares and such. Nothing was looking quite right, and then I had... [read more]
Woodworking

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