Meet the Maker, April Wilkerson

I’m April Wilkerson. Whenever people ask me what I do for a living I don’t know the exact answer, because I make videos but I also make things for my home but I also am maybe called a woodworker, a maker, a DIYer. Whenever I first got into making stuff, or wanting to make stuff […]

Building a Giant Bandsaw Mill – Bringing it All Together

okay I’m gonna jump right into the information for Bandsaw mill part 3 because I have a lot of ground to cover in this one it was five hours of footage to go through for this but don’t worry I did condense that down into a more manageable size for you so let’s get into […]

Building a Covered Patio – Part 1

okay so the weather is finally cooling off here in Texas I’m gonna take advantage of it we’ve been wanting to put an awning here just for the barbecue pit and also just some shaded general seating so that’s what I’m going to do today I’ve never done anything like this before but at this […]

Modern Live Edge Waterfall Coffee Table Build

even though I just milled up a few slabs that will be at least a year before they’re dry enough to actually use so I purchased a few slabs from an austin-based sawmill called Greenwood milling and made this live edge waterfall coffee table it’s called a waterfall coffee table because you cut a portion […]

TV Stand or Media Console! How To Make A DIY Entertainment Center

in this video i’ll be showing you how I made this TV console it has plenty of shelf room to store TV equipment but also has two side components that I can store miscellaneous items or even be utilized as dressers so let me show you how I did it this entire project is made […]

Building Swing Out Stools + Three Legged Stools

in the last video I showed you how I made seats from scrap wood but in this video I’m gonna be showing you how I made bases one version that goes all the way to the ground and one that swings out from a workbench with a swiveling seats on it I’ll be starting off […]

Ultimate Mobile Clamp Rack

This week I am tackling a problem I am thankful to have and that is having so many clamps notice that did not say too many as obviously there is no such thing recently a local cabinet maker retired and sold me his entire stock of Bessie parallel body clamps and instead of making a […]

Building a Board on Board Cedar Fence – Part 1

okay a lot to do this week so I’m just going to jump right into it I’m going to be replacing our standard picket fence with a board on board fence with a nice top cap and trim I’m going to be going with pre stained cedar material that I purchased from a local fencing […]

Building a Giant Bandsaw Mill

so it was about two and half years ago that Matt Cremona designed and built his own band sawmill in Minnesota then we were all at an event earlier this summer and somebody got the idea I think it was me that we should replicate the build here at my place in Texas it took […]

How to Build a Metal Carport – Part 1

it has been close to a year now that my dad has been asking about a carport they currently just park out in the Sun because the garage is actually his workshop so since I’m still staying with them for a few weeks until closing on the house I decided it was a perfect opportunity […]