Welcome to Be Inspired with Dominic, a.k.a. Dominic’s Woodworks. This site is meant to inspire you to go out into your workshop, set up a shop or get some basic tools and work on your kitchen table (I know I have in the past). Have a look around! Check out my Tea Light Holders and […]
Category: General Stuff
Here, you can find anything that has not yet found a home elsewhere – the general stuff!
Skil approached me and asked whether I would test their Combisaw. I agreed and did a project with it, which I encourage you to check out here. In this video, I give you my thoughts and a few opinions on the tool in question. Enjoy, and remember to be Inspired!
For this year’s Christmas Ornament Challenge, the 4th one to be hosted by Carl and Alan, I decided to get some turning practice in. The result will be a christmas tree, but as usual I hope to get something special done with it. Enjoy, and remember to be Inspired!
Steve Ramsey has recently announced Makers Care as a way for makers and other creative folk to support a good cause, and here is my entry – three planes, actually. A late entry, too, and thus a little rushed. Enjoy, and remember to be Inspired!
This is not a project video, but a presentation of something that I think is really cool and adventury (is that even a word?) – a storm lantern, kerosene-powered. What I am showing you is a Petromax 500 CP which I recently got hold of. This video cannot convey how cool this is in real […]
When making the beam lanterns my first idea was to use a large drill to hog out material to create the opening that the finished lantern has. As it turned out, it did not work as planned – the sheer amount of wood you need to turn into sawdust alone made this idea pretty much […]
Finally, we got something akin to summer around here, and of course, people start complaining about the heat. Kids usually show a little more appreciation for being able to play outside in the sun, but when it comes to their hot slides, they will complain like anyone else, and, in most cases, they should. Here […]
There has been a new trend in the woodworking community, with guys like Matthias Wandel, David Picciuto and Jimmy DiResta mowing their lawns – and sharing the experience on YouTube. Of course, as bandwagons go, I had to jump aboard with my own take on the subject. Enjoy, and remember to be Inspired!