Snitz Woodworking Blog

  • 500th Reformation Twist Pen Commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation
    Commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation with this engraved “Faith, Hope, Love” twist pen. Intricately cast into the center b  and are the words, faith, hope, love. The cap displays a beautiful cross design and braided rope conveying the concept of the Trinity. the clip is also a beautiful cross. Optional is the laser … Continue reading "Commemorate the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation"...
  • Custom Made for the "Living Last Supper" event
    Two months, a lot of wood shavings, sand paper, and enjoyment I finished the 15 goblets, 15 plates and one platter for the Living Last Supper that the Pilot Knob Lutheran Church put on. All goblets were engraved with “Living Last Supper”. They were made from oak, walnut, honey locust, cherry, poplar, and an unknown … Continue reading "Custom Made for the “Living Last Supper” event"...
  • New Product
    This pen is a great way to honor the men and women who put their lives on the line everyday. Firefighters and First Responders choose to work under some of the most dangerous conditions, whether rushing into a burning building or providing emergency rescue services. Looking for a way to honor their bravery and commitment … Continue reading "New Product"...
  • Weathered characteristics
    Working with barn siding is enjoyable and challenging. If you find one where it’s ‘yours for the taking’ that’s a sweet price. However there is still the work of going to the site and hauling it home, taking boards apart and removing nails and looking for hidden ones that could otherwise ruin the saw blade.  … Continue reading "Weathered characteristics"...
  • Working with rough sawn cherry boards
    A recent purchase of air dried rough sawn lumber yielded some cherry boards that were cupped and twisted. Generally those types of boards are good for the fire place. Being that I was using them for cutting boards I came upon a remedy to fix the problem.  The boards were 6 1/2 X 8 X … Continue reading "Working with rough sawn cherry boards"...
  • How to Apply Gel Stain and Gel Topcoat How to Apply Gel Stain and Gel Topcoat
    While preparing to apply a gel stain to the poplar base trestle table I making I thought it wasn’t a big deal.  I’ve stained many projects over the years with great results, but only a few with gel stain in recent years.  Since the table is for a customer I wanted to be sure I … Continue reading "How to Apply Gel Stain and Gel Topcoat"...