WoodshopCowboy

A Blog at the Crossroads of Sawdust, Teaching & Technology

WoodshopCowboy is a woodworking/teaching blog.

WoodshopCowboy showcases student projects, lesson plans, curriculum units, woodworking plans, woodworking projects, the coolest classroom technology and a look into a progressive, innovative classroom.

Mission: Make it safe & keep the rubberside down.

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Vanity installed. Custom cast white concrete top, frameless construction and slab doors. Milk paint and poly finish. Hairpin legs. Getting there!

Interested in something like this for yourself? I can teach you how or I can build you one too. Just DM me!

#makersgonnamake #makerspace #DIY #custommade #cabinetry #woodworking #woodwork

Screenshots from tonight's #boxmaking #raisedpanel class. Great fun!

#woodworking #woodwork #novamakers #dcmakers #makersgonnamake #makerspace #madeinVA @ Ashburn, Virginia

Xcut sled for my Box Making class @nova_labs virtual classroom tomorrow. Gonna be an amazing time! Check out this Meetup with NOVA Labs http://meetu.ps/e/HXK87/xj0z3/d

#woodworking #woodwork #makersgonnamake #makerspace #DIY #diyproject #makered

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#Woodworking Classes Have Gone Online

Even when the makerspace is closed, makers gonna make. I have moved my woodworking instruction online during this challenging time, hoping to inspire and excite you. My Project Class series online and moved it to Wednesday nights. On April 22nd, I walked through the design and construction of a simple kitchen cabinet. In this class, students learned to source and prep plywood the easy way, use all the necessary tools, joinery techniques, door construction and finishing to create your own kitchen cabinet at home or at a local makerspace. [ 93 more words ]
http://woodshopcowboy.com/2020/05/03/woodworking-classes-have-gone-online/

woodshopcowboy.com Even when the makerspace is closed, makers gonna make. I have moved my woodworking instruction online during this challenging time, hoping to inspire and excite you.

A pair of #endtables for my boys' matching bedset. A quick, easy project that came out like 100. Should I turn this into the next WoodshopCowboy tutorial or class?

If you are interested in your own one of these, just DM me. The Cowboy is taking commissions.

#furniture #woodworking #woodwork #kregjig #salvagedwood #reclaimedwood #paintedfurniture #makersgonnamake #makersmovement #makersmiths #novamakers #woodworkersofIG #instamaker #makerspace #DIY #diyproject #dcmakers @ Ashburn, Virginia

just like her, they are prettier in person. Footboards for the pair of beds I have been working on for my sons' bedroom remodel.

#makersgonnamake #makerspace #woodworking #homedecor #remodel #renovation #passions #furniture #woodwork

I don't bust it out often enough, but when I do.......

#handtools #handtoolwoodworking #woodworking #woodwork #makersgonnamake #makerspace #makersmovement

can you fall in love with a grinder? I am gonna hafta.

#metalworking #slabtable #metalart #woodworking #weldsfordays #welding #epoxy #makersgonnamake #makersmovement #madeinVA #novamakers #novalabs

Last week we I did that thing I do.

#woodworking #makermovement #novamakers #makersmiths #loudouncounty #woodwork #cuttingboard #functionalart @ Makersmiths

I don't even want to describe how I got to this point.

#epoxy #woodworking #makersgonnamake #makersmovement #makersofinstagram #woodwork #woodworkersofIG #instamaker #novamakers #novalabs @ Ashburn, Virginia

how about I figure out how to peel the tape instead of needing a scrapper?

#woodworking #woodwork #epoxy #resinart #handtools #makersgonnamake #makerspace #makersmovement

brothers wear safety glasses together.

#besafeoutthere #safety #woodworking #makersgonnamake #makermovement #makered #maker

Zebrawood table gets an #epoxy @ecopoxy sealcoat. Love, love, love how smooth this went on and the color pop. Too bad I will sand it down again in another few coats!

And it's live! @nova_labs will have its first pop up holiday market this year!

#madeinVA #madeindc #dcmakers #makersgonnamake #virginiamaker #novamakers #dcwoodworks #woodwork #woodworking #blacksmithing #knifemakers #dcartists #madeinFairfax #buylocal

showing off the #biggreenmonster with Kent, our Johnny Cash.

My face is not needed, but I did it to embarass my children.

#novamakers #novalabs #dcmakers #makerspace #makersgonnamake #communityservice

I bet that soldering iron tip isn't supposed to look like that. Sad!

Getting ready, getting stoked.

#jwmsinnovates #makered #makersgonnamake #middleschool #teched

nuthin' pounds #hardwoodfloors in place like an ipe mallet clocking in at 32 oz. Boom stick.

#homerenovation #bedroomdecor #hardwood #oak #DIY #woodwork #toolsmaketools #tools #makersgonnamake #diyhomedecor #diyproject

@nova_labs is looking for more Makers to join our holiday sale! Reach out to get a spot!

#madeinVA #madeinvirginia #madeindc #madeinmaryland #buylocal #microbusiness #fairfaxva #reston #fairfax #loudouncounty #montgomerycounty

It's a-coming.....if you are a maker and want to sell your work at a great location this holiday and help out your local makerspace...this is your chance! Join us @nova_labs

love is a gift that's surely handmade.

#madeinvirginia #madeinVA #madeindc #madeinmaryland #shoplocal #makerspace #dcmakers #novamakers

new #router table top getting milled on the #cnc router @nova_labs tonight.

#makersgonnamake #toolsmaketools #routercnc #woodwork #woodworking #woodworkersofIG #instamaker #makerspace #dcmakers #novamakers #makersmovement

#lastweekend #maker projects. @bridge_city_tool_works chopstick maker, #lasercutting beer glasses and installing slab doors on a shop cabinet.

#makersgonnamake #makerspace #woodworking #makersofinstagram #woodwork

fourteen dollars lighter but thats the end screen.

#concretecountertops pour about ready to go. I will be using @zcounterform white concrete from "local" distributor BuilderUp in Waldorf MD.

#makersgonnamake #makermovement #maker #makerspace #concrete #casting #homedecor #bathroomrenovation #homerenovation

End grain cutting boards class complete!

#makerfairenova #makerspace #maker #makersofIG #woodshopclass #woodshop #woodworkersofIG #woodwork #NOVAmakers #madeinreston @ Nova Labs

And we are done. What a great experience @nationofmakers. Huge props to @magicwheelchair for their dedication and talent and inspiration to make a difference in the lives of others. West coast next year!

#nomcon2019 #makerfairenova #maker #makersofIG #MakerEd #makereducator @ Downtown Chattanooga

Boom! Thanks, @therealadamsavage for being an inspiration to my kiddos (and me) @jwmsgocougars. Let's make something awesome!

#makerspace #nomcon2019 #makergoals #woodworker #maker #makerspace

Yesterday today! Toured @cdmfun with fellow makers taking a look at process over product, and learning practices for young makers!

#makerspace #maker #makerfamily #nomcon2019 @ Chattanooga, Tennessee

And now taking a look at @chattlab and thejr cool facility! Great tour, including a @maslow_cnc in the wild. Met up with old friends too from my @txrxlabs days!

#makersgonnamake #tennesseemakers #chattanooga #madeinchattanooga #makerspace #nomcon2019 #novamakers @ Chattanooga, Tennessee

Toured The Chattanooga Woodworking school and learned more about their program as part of @nationofmakers
Conference #nomcon2019

#handtools #woodworkersofIG #woodshopclass #finewoodworking #makersofIG #makerspace #makersgonnamake @ Chattanooga, Tennessee

It's Nova Maker Faire! Come check out the booth, say hi, build try squares, talk woodworking.

#makerfairenova #novamakers #novalabs #instawoodworker #instamaker #makersofIG #makerspace @ George Mason University

#thisweekintheclassroom it was a good week. @jwmsgocougars laser cut chessboard, the chicken nugget machine, and infinity mirror look not alike.

#makerteachers #makered #makerfairenova #novamakers #novlabs #makersgonnamake #makersofIG #legorobots #legotechnic @ Berryville, Virginia

#slab class over! We milled our slabs on the #cnc and a #woodshopcowboy special router sled. These beasts came out great. Thanks to @nova_labs @whitesiderouterbits @shopsabre and @leightonle1 for being my right hand BIL. 6 slabs, 10 hours, tons of smiles.

@makerfairenova

#woodworkersofIG #woodworking #woodwork #maker #makerfairenova #NOVAmakers #DCmakers #instamaker #crotchjokesallday @ Nova Labs

#slaburday in the shop! It's #slab class time again! @localwoodva hosted @nova_labs and talked slabs!. Good friends and great times!

#woodworkersofIG #woodshopclass #woodwork #tailgate #makersofIG #Maker #makermovement #makerspace #makersgonnamake

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