Nativity in Outer Space

Each year, my grandchildren and I build a different Nativity landscape. The little statuettes are always the same, but the scenery is different. This year my wife asked for Jesus’ manger to be in outer space. This is the result! Read more »

Wilderness Emergency Bag

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  • 12/18/2012 @ 11:06 pm

In a survival situation, a small backpack that can transform to different uses besides simply carrying items will help your odds of survival. Here are instructions for making a lightweight and durable multi-use survival bag. Read more »

Custom Wakeskate

This is how I went about making my very own wakeskate, from design, to building a jig, to laminating and finishing the board, to riding it behind the boat. Read more »

Waterskin Canteen

Hi, all! This is my tutorial on how to make your very own waterskin! As a kid, hiking through the Rockies, Appalachia and the Alps, I always loved to carry a waterskin instead of a canteen, mainly because it’s easy to handle and not made of rock-hard plastic. Traditional waterskins... Read more »