About Brian

Brian is a lifelong woodworker and major contributor to the Crafter Companions series of mobile apps.

Basic Woodworking / Workshop Safety

For many, woodworking is a wonderful pastime that provides a very rewarding creative experience. The tactile process of transforming wood into beautiful and functional objects can capture the mind and heart for a weekend or a lifetime. Still, woodworking safety is a critical concern. As with many activities, woodworking does include a certain level of

By |2019-08-01T14:24:41-04:00August 1st, 2019|Categories: General Shop Stuff|

Notable Characteristics of Wood Species

The natural properties of wood vary from species to species. Each has features that can make it more or less desirable, depending upon the projected use. Understanding how these characteristics influence the process of woodworking, as well as the final outcome, can help you select the right wood for your next project. Hard versus Soft

By |2019-06-05T12:36:38-04:00June 5th, 2019|Categories: Wood and Lumber|