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In the video below I show how I made a medium sized Daruma Hammer for $5. The word Daruma comes from the Buddhist monk 'Bodhidharma'. The Japanese Daruma doll is also thought to have derived from Bodhidharma's chubby appearance. Sizes range from...
Today I show how to make these blackwood stair treads (steps) from rough air dried planks. They are finished at 1240mm wide X 325mm deep and a thickness of 47mm. This process of joining strips to to create stability...
Today I do a review of the Fastcap Glutton™ 16oz glue dispenser. The GluBot is designed by cabinetmakers and woodworkers. They are easy to fill, they don't drip, and they dispense glue in both horizontal and vertical position it...
In the video below I will show you how to make this simple jig for your table saw. The jig is used to flatten and square one side of a piece of wood. If you like the video, please...
We at Star Apple Foundation, together with our partners, GOone2one, have just opened this free fine woodworking school in what was our old house. After the priest blessed the workshop, he himself wants a quick lesson in Japanese woodworking....
Our second crop in the 2019 season is Thai Pumpkin (or Brazilian Starfish), Trinidad Scorpion and Bhut Jolikia They were sown on June 19, July 3 and July 15 respectfully. The cooler weather (24C - 32C) suits these super...
As part of our mosquito trap trials, we freeze the net of insects so I can study the species under the microscope. Today, whilst studying one batch, I see tiny ant like insect coming back to life. It had...
A few months ago I made a large bed for our new house. I have finally got around to making the tufted headboard. I have never made anything like this before, so I was learning as I was going a...
Today we discuss the ups and downs of growing hot chilli peppers in the tropics. Varieties include, Bhut Jolokia, Trinidad Scorpions, and Scotch Bonnet. In The Philippines they are collectively called 'Demonyo' or 'Siling Demonyo'. Demonyo = Demon. If you...
Wooden Bricks help children learn the names of the colors and shapes. They also strengthen fine motor skills and hand-to-eye coordination. Below is a video of this project that most DIY beginners can make. I use mostly hand tools, but...
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