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Peter Brown Interview

Peter Brown is known for doing crazy things on his YouTube videos.  He combines woodworking tools with unconventional materials to make some of the most creative videos on YouTube.   He melted a box of crayons into a solid block and turned…

Constructing a Coopered and Sculpted “Tree Trunk”

Constructing the base for the Slab Coffee Table I wanted the slab coffee table to have a sculpted and carved base that looked kind of like a tree trunk. I also decided it would look more interesting if the base looked like a…
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Woodworking Interview Road Trip Wrap Up!

I just completed my road trip interviewing various woodworkers throughout the western United States. This was an amazing trip, I met and interviewed some of the most talented woodworkers in the country!  The interviews and the…
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4 Woodworking Gems in Northern California

After meeting with Zac Higgins in Reno I drove to Sacramento to meet with Ray Mowder of TabLeft Workshop. Ray has some very clever videos and I have really enjoy his YouTube channel. From there Michael Cooper, David J. Marks and Peter…
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Wood Whisperer Interview

One of the absolute high points of my 2016 winter road trip was meeting Marc Spagnuolo, aka The Wood Whisperer at his shop outside Phoenix, AZ. I posted on Facebook when I was in Arizona that I would like to interview another woodworker…
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Made it to Reno!

The first leg of my trip was driving from Minneapolis to Reno so that I could interview Zac Higgins. The drive was long but pleasant. I haven’t been in the mountains for a few years and the scenery through Wyoming, Utah, and Nevada…
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New Interviews with Prominent Woodworkers

I have been very busy lately! I have been working on my YouTube channel and a few projects, too. Not only have I been busy, past tense, but I also have plans for a lot of cool things going forward, too. I thought it would be nice to…
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Welcome To Jack Bench Woodworking

Adjustable Height Workbench Hello and welcome to the new Jack Bench website. I am very excited to introduce the new website and the changes that have been made. I hope this can be a place that can fuel discussion amongst wood workers and…