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EC 05:21

EC's Big Announcement

For us this is a really big deal. We hope you are as excited as we are - the lot is beautiful, the scenery is iconic to our area - and we are going to...


Published 3 days ago • Views: 46,687

by Essential Craftsman
Sharpening an Axe 07:56

Sharpening an Axe

How to sharpen an Axe. This is a relaxing and enjoyable process, something you should do regularly if you chop a lot of wood. It only takes a few minu...


Published 6 days ago • Views: 49,197

by Essential Craftsman
Two Funny Job-Site Stories 06:02

Two Funny Job-Site Stories

A funny injury story, and a funny revenge story. We have a BIG announcement coming. Unfortunately we can't announce till next Wednesday. We will annou...


Published 1 week ago • Views: 48,011

by Essential Craftsman
How to Fasten to Concrete 13:08

How to Fasten to Concrete

Ever wonder how buildings are attached to concrete foundations? There are lots of ways, most of them work off similar principles. Don't be afraid to g...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 84,878

by Essential Craftsman
Why I Love Tools 15:21

Why I Love Tools

Why do men love tools? I know I'm not the only one. Let's examine this phenomenon, and then I will show off my top ten favorites. You might think I'm ...


Published 2 weeks ago • Views: 104,599

by Essential Craftsman
The Framing Hammer Hall of Fame 11:01

The Framing Hammer Hall of Fam...

Lets review framing hammers. There are a lot of great options out there, and it's important to do this tool right! A framer will reach for this tool h...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 68,358

by Essential Craftsman
How To Be A Chainsaw Hero 13:46

How To Be A Chainsaw Hero

Want to know how to use a chainsaw? This video is a good place to start. Operating a chainsaw is a blast, just make sure you keep your focus. There ar...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 100,645

by Essential Craftsman
Thoughts on Cutting Wood 04:21

Thoughts on Cutting Wood

I have enjoyed cutting wood since I was a boy. Axes, Hand Saws, and Chainsaws are all terrific tools. If you are here to learn about chainsaws, please...


Published 3 weeks ago • Views: 42,044

by Essential Craftsman
Essential Craftsman Q&A #1 10:58

Essential Craftsman Q&A #1

Thank you all, and have a great week! PATREON https://www.patreon.com/essentialcraftsman INSTAGRAM ...


Published 4 weeks ago • Views: 40,614

by Essential Craftsman
Forging A Pizza 04:29

Forging A Pizza

VOLUME WARNING!!!!!!!! I have wanted to try this for a long time. Worked pretty good I gotta say! The new website with forge plans and ribbon burners ...


Published 1 month ago • Views: 100,414

by Essential Craftsman
How to Not Fall Off A Ladder 14:23

How to Not Fall Off A Ladder

Ladders are a dangerous necessity. Please make your kid, spouse, friends, coworkers, and boss watch this video...Maybe we can save someone an accident...


Published 1 month ago • Views: 85,655

by Essential Craftsman
Ultimate Work Truck: The Tool Tank 13:22

Ultimate Work Truck: The Tool ...

A tour of my work truck. I have to give credit to my friend George Smith for MEGA help in both design and execution of this beast. Thanks for watching...


Published 1 month ago • Views: 97,802

by Essential Craftsman
2x4 Becomes a Jack - Cool Trick 05:42

2x4 Becomes a Jack - Cool Tric...

A handy tip, can be very valuable in certain situations. I could have done this a lot of different ways, but thought I would make the "Post Jack" to s...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 513,889

by Essential Craftsman
How to Make a Freeze Brand 09:37

How to Make a Freeze Brand

In this video Cy teaches us how to cast brass for a freeze brand. A few safety points. Never drop cold metal (or anything) into crucible. Heat it in f...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 23,280

by Essential Craftsman
Installing Window in Pole Barn 06:27

Installing Window in Pole Barn

If I'm going to keep making videos - I'm going to need more light. I tried keeping door open, but that lets more road noise in. This window was the so...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 24,873

by Essential Craftsman
Occidental Leather Tool Bags 04:23

Occidental Leather Tool Bags

Wondering how to set up your bags? This is how I do it. These bags have lasted over 16 years, and still have lots of life in them. My last set bags (s...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 62,605

by Essential Craftsman
How to Patch Siding 00:07

How to Patch Siding

How to patch small holes in T1-11 siding. This is very easy to do, and can be done with only a few tools. It is not perfect - but very few things ever...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 41,983

by Essential Craftsman
Spring Cleaning and Channel Discussion 05:47

Spring Cleaning and Channel Di...

This video is a little different...not as much craftsmanship or teaching, more just showing what I have been up to. I think this is more of a VLOG??? ...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 28,999

by Essential Craftsman
HOA Approved Garden Shed 04:55

HOA Approved Garden Shed

Thank you for watching, please subscribe! I'm pretty sure doing this helps YouTube promote our channel....which will motivate us to make more videos! ...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 21,527

by Essential Craftsman
Framing Pro Tips 17:28

Framing Pro Tips

Square, Plumb, and True - don't forget it! This is a very small selection of the pro-tips related to framing a structure. Thank you for watching, comm...


Published 2 months ago • Views: 203,549

by Essential Craftsman
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