Woodshop 101 #006 : You've been Branded


Today we will talk about branding your work, how, & why.

This show is sponsored by Worksharp tools. head over to their website and enter woodshop 101 into the coupon area to receive a discount on any product.

Patreon, head over to www.patreon.com/Woodshop101to become a patron of our Patreon Campaign to support this show and receive some cool rewards. 


Jeremy - Working of the 9 month sofa table, completing 11 plaques for military members, and turning a large pen order for a customer.

Drew - Working on a video that show drawer construction 3 different ways.

Do you brand your work? If so, how & why?

Drew - He was handed down the Rock-n H company name from his wife's grandfather. When he inherited the company name it came with a branding iron. He uses the branding iron on larger pieces and signs his name on smaller pieces using a wood burning tool. It takes time and patience but turns out good. 

Jeremy - He uses a combination of things. On larger products he uses a custom 1 ½" x 3" stamp from www.rubberstamps.net, signs and dates, and insets a penny from the current year. On smaller projects he just signs and dates, but is looking into a smaller 1" x 1" stamp. 


  • Joseph Chase - Can you do a video on using wet wood like branches from Crepe Myrtle? Turning or Scrolling?

    • It wouldn't be much of a video! It turns the same as dry wood except if you are turning larger projects (i.e. Bowls) then you need to let it dry before final turning or it will warp. Anything smaller like pens or bottle stoppers will crack as they dry and shrink. Either way you can't apply a finish until they have dried out.


If you listen to us on another medium, please stop by our YouTube Channel and subscribe. We are keeping track of our subscribers because once we reach a certain milestone we will be partnering with different companies to bring you all some great things.


You can send us an email at woodshop101podcast@gmail.com

Our Facebook is www.facebook.com/woodshop101podcast

Twitter : @Woodshop101pod

YouTube Channel: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCojHQH2cOt2w7dMRxEnBDkw

You can call our Skype name and leave us a voicemail at woodshop101podcast