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6 Years & 100,000 Visitors!

This week, celebrates it’s 6th year anniversary and 100,000 visit. Thanks to everyone for making this a fantastic journey. I am giving away Instructables premium 3-month memberships on WoodshopCowboy on Facebook. Jump on… Continue reading

A New Direction

I’m glad to be back on the blogosphere after so long away. 2016 marks my fifth year blogging at  I am happy to announce some changes in direction:   1) A shift… Continue reading

We Have A Winner!

Congrats to Pam for winning the Facebook “Race to Thirty” contest.  She wins a Simple Tea Box (or maybe some new designs I’m working on).  She can claim her prize by messaging the… Continue reading

Parenting: On Making Kids Who Make Stuff

1. Determine your child’s level of interest. A child who’s fascinated by tools or electrical equipment typically demonstrates an almost obsessive interest in them, pays attention, takes direction well, and instinctively focuses on the… Continue reading

Check out WoodshopCowboy @

I almost feel I’ve arrived!  Some kind words from, the best tool site around. So kudos from the TM crew, ‘Cowboy. And if you other Toolmongers have a sec, check out his blog… Continue reading

WoodshopCowboy Makes Make!

The balance bike project got a little play today from Make Magazine’s weekly Flickr pool round up. Check it out! MAKE | MAKE Flickr Pool Weekly Roundup. And remember to like WoodshopCowboy on… Continue reading

Happy Father’s Day: Makers gotta Make

I’m getting back to the shop now…

A Quick Thank You

Over this past week, I’ve been linked/promoted by WordPress’s “Freshly Pressed” page and I’ll be honest, I am completely stoked that Make’s Blog editors took me up on my suggestion. They do… Continue reading

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