• Latest Offcuts

    How to Put New Hair on a Violin Bow

    By: Don Heisz

    What's a violin without a bow? A fancy ukulele. A guitar for a lemur? An expensive backscratcher? My experience of bows is exte...

  • Latest Blog Post

    My Philosophy On Joinery

    By: John Heisz

    I'll start this off by saying that it would be a lot different for me now, if my work life had taken a different path. A major inf...

Latest Projects

  • Modifying My Metal Pantorouter

    Matthias Wandel gave me this pantorouter almost two years ago and apart from a day setting it up and trying it out for a few test ...

  • DIY 1000 Watt Subwoofer Amp

    Like my 6 Channel Amp, this is another one from 2008 - 2009. Which, so it seems now, was probably my most productive period for th...

  • Making Adirondack Chairs From Plywood

    This project is a result of a collaboration between myself and another woodworker - Keith Brown, and is sort of a challenge to bui...

  • Six Channel Amplifier

    I started work on this in late 2007 and didn't finish it until 3 years later, in 2010. That might seem like I took some time off i...

  • Simple Load Sensing Automatic Switch

    Three years ago I build an automatic switch that I use to turn a shop vac on when I use my miter saw. And although it has been wor...

  • Making A Steel Stand For My Wood Lathe

    I just finished my 12" jointer build and the big question I had even before I started it was where I would put it it in my small s...