Building an X-Wing Derby Car – Cause That is What a Dad Is For

One of the most exciting times in a young Cub Scout’s life is getting to participate in the Pine Wood Derby. This year will be a little different due to COVID, making the racing virtual. However, last year was a show. There were a lot of awesome cars, both fast and creative in their builds.Continue reading “Building an X-Wing Derby Car – Cause That is What a Dad Is For”

DIY Christmas Decorations with Wood Scraps

Our boys have been complaining lately about the lack of Christmas décor on the outside of our home.  It isn’t even Thanksgiving yet.  We have not put up lights up to this point, as I don’t want to shell out money to have someone else climb my roof and hang lights for the next monthContinue reading “DIY Christmas Decorations with Wood Scraps”

DIY Star Wars Challenge

If you read my post from last week, you read up on how I made our older son’s General Grievous costume a little more “up to code” for about $9.  Although it was an enjoyable build, I also recognized that it was a short-lived construction that will last about a week.  I also (selfishly) wantedContinue reading “DIY Star Wars Challenge”