How Are Past Woodworking Projects Holding Up? Plus DIY Tips and Tricks!

by Robert
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Revisiting old woodworking projects. Repairing, upgrading and discussing what I like and what I could have done better.
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Mid Century Modern Coffee Station:
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20 Minute Cutting Board:
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Toledo, OH 43606

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  • Rhonda Redmond
    August 4, 2016

    You should have a piece of glass cut for the top of the coffee station.

  • Logan Cressler
    August 4, 2016

    if the guitar is valuable, please take it to a professional for repairs. That is if you still want it to be valuable

  • Anthony Wahi
    August 4, 2016

    Great vid. Awesome to see all the old projects. I'd leave the guitar as is. That's just me.

  • Matthew Rossing
    August 4, 2016

    The guitar looks great unpainted.

  • Eric Greaves
    August 4, 2016

    Great seeing the old projects still in use and how they have aged. great stuff

  • hypercube33
    August 4, 2016

    I liked a lot of that. The speakers are a bit small so they may not resonate as well as they could, thats about it. The cutting board should be done more often. You can touch it up by pulling a knife over it to clear the cuts smooth and then re-oil it when it gets somewhat bad.

  • David Plance (Rowdy Penguin)
    August 4, 2016

    Thanks for the projects follow up – things look great, as for the wear and tear, they are meant to be used. No worries, keep it going!! <(")

  • James Foskey
    August 4, 2016

    Every time someone talks about haters I tell them that it stands for…


    Keep being awesome!!

  • Henning Gohlke
    August 4, 2016

    Old David is back!! Will subscribe again:)

  • Wildman Tech
    August 4, 2016

    Is that an iMac? How do you like it? Thinking of getting one.

  • Ben's Collection and Sundry
    August 4, 2016

    Your cat matches the sofa. :)

  • Patrick's Work Shop
    August 4, 2016

    hey Dave great video i really enjoyed it do u even lift bro hahaha

  • Ozzy ô
    August 4, 2016

    coffee station for sale?

  • Dominic Bender
    August 4, 2016

    Always cool to see how projects hold up over time – and even better to see how they can be maintained. Thanks for sharing, David!

  • Doc MacLaren's Tinkering
    August 4, 2016

    While you are refinishing your cutting board you should play the Stones "Start Me Up"

  • Nickolay Pelov
    August 4, 2016

    For cutting boards I prefer boiled linseed oil, but not the one they sell. I buy regular linseed from the supermarket, I heat it to about 170 degrees for 5 hours (lowest setting of the heat plate). When you boil linseed oil don't fill the container more than 2/3. Filling to the half is even better. And don't use a container you want to use for something else – don't ask how I know.
    I apply it while it's a bit worm. Also heating the cutting board helps. But this might not be for everyone. Heating (boiling) the oil smells like hell. You'll keep sensing it 2-3 days later, so outdoor boiling is recommended. Also you have to wait 2 weeks to cure (because it has no metalic driers inside it cures slower). If you don't wait enough it'll wash out. It's a lot more durable than mineral oil. It's a lot of effort for a cutting board, but I only boil oil once an year. 100-200 ml is enough for lots of cutting boards and you can reapply 1-2 times in 1-2 year (depends on how much you actually use it and how many boards you have).
    The mineral oil washes out more quickly because it never dries. I haven't tried any kind of wax, so I can't compare linseed to wax based finish.

  • Jared Starnes
    August 4, 2016

    Aw snap, you have a Toth vase?!! Cool vid…I leave my wedding ring in an odd place too :-)

  • tim sway
    August 4, 2016

    I really enjoyed that. if you wanna chat about that guitar, I have a few ideas. what is the bridge made of? steel? aluminum? (braze it, bro. hahahaha!)

  • Magikus
    August 4, 2016

    Great video! I loved seeing the old builds and see how they hold up. More importantly, you going and fixing them up to bring them back to their previous glory. :))))

  • MiddleOfTheRide
    August 4, 2016

    Love this! It's great to see how things hold up long term.