Hey, Newbie Dan here.

Well, at least that’s how I start all my YouTube videos. Because I’m all about helping newbie woodworkers overcome obstacles. Not that I’m that far removed from being a newbie myself… In fact, that’s why the subject is close to my heart. I struggled, so why should you?

Check out my YouTube channel for the videos.

If you’re interested in plans, check out my Plans section.

If you’re interested in SketchUp, both for how to use it, and for my models, check out my SketchUp Section.


Cross Cut Sleds: Why I only use one runner

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One of my viewers asked a question on one of my videos, and I had trouble answering it. By the time I was done writing a reply, it turned into a novel, so I thought I’d turn it into a blog post. It might even turn into a future video.

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YouTube Thumbs Down

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I’ll never understand why some people give a YouTube video a “thumbs downwithout leaving a comment explaining why.

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The Saga of My Brad Point Drill Bit Set

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This is the saga of my trying to buy a decent Brad Point drill bet set. Eventually, I ended up with a fairly decent set of bits. But it didn’t start out that way. Let me tell you the story…

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  • ~1 min read

Welcome to my new website. This is a place for me to post additional information, when it won’t all fit into a video. Or possibly even post plans, at some point in the future.

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