May 24, 2015

Where have I been lately?

I know that it's been a while since I released a project video and I appreciate everybody's patience.  My mother in law was recently diagnosed with gall bladder cancer and we moved her in with us while she gets her treatments.  Needless to say this has thrown a wrench in keeping any kind of schedule for extra activities.  I have several projects in the works and hope to get some more finished and posted in the upcoming weeks.

Thanks again for your patience and I hope to get back on a regular schedule as soon as possible.

Donald

May 23, 2015

What videos did I watch this week? #22 (5-23-15 )

In this series of posts I will be sharing with you my favorite videos that I watched this week.  Do you have a video that you would like featured here?  Leave a comment below and let me know about it!




















May 22, 2015

Project Video - Making a plaque for Mother's Day



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I made a plaque for my wife for Mother's Day but it was a surprise so I couldn't really work on the video until after we gave it to her.  I know that not everybody has a vinyl cutter but you can a decal like this made all over the internet and in many cities.  I am also going to be making a shop sign in the near future and I plan on printing out my logo, cutting it out, and gluing it to my board.

This was my first chance to use the Clamp and Cut Edge guide that I bought at Harbor Freight for around $12.00 and it was worth every penny.  They also have a 50" version that I will probably be picking up in the near future.  The small cans of paint were samples that I bought at Home Depot for around $3.50 each.  I looked at all the swatches and picked the 2 colors that I wanted and had them mix it up with a flat base.  The whole process took about 10 minutes and couldn't have been any easier.  It is my understanding that Lowes will do this as well.  Look for more red and blue painted projects in the future.









May 16, 2015

What videos did I watch this week? #21 (5-16-15 )

In this series of posts I will be sharing with you my favorite videos that I watched this week.  Do you have a video that you would like featured here?  Leave a comment below and let me know about it!




















May 9, 2015

What videos did I watch this week? #20 (5-9-15 )

In this series of posts I will be sharing with you my favorite videos that I watched this week.  Do you have a video that you would like featured here?  Leave a comment below and let me know about it!