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Thursday, January 24, 2019
When you decide to do things yourself, you open up a sparkling rainbow of possibilities. You get to choose your own path to your pot of gold. Want to stain first? DO IT! Want to sand last? No problem...
It's been about a year since I've built anything so I guess the time has finally come to break out the old Kreg Jig. I've been looking forward to building another bed frame for a while now. You would...
After Rachel finished up with work for the day, I got a half-hour free from the kiddos to sit down and sketchup the design for my upcoming mid century modern sofa table build. I ordered 22" hairpin legs from...
I've been searching the web for some direction on how to make some picture frames, but the results so far have been underwhelming. I'm finding that either the how-to articles call for tools I don't own yet (TABLESAW!), or...
Part one of how to build a farmhouse dining table! Today I'll be joining (7) boards and edge gluing them together to form one big happy wood family (table top). https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fCrxQNa_SpQ Difficulty: IntermediateTime Required: WeekendCost: $120 Tools Required: Clamps 3/4" Pipe Clamps (need at least clamps...
Unlike most of...everything I do, this is super serious business. It's something every rookie (and veteran) DIY'er should know before jumping headfirst into a wood staining project. So here it is: Oil soaked rags can SPONTANEOUSLY COMBUST! I kid you not, kid! After...
One of the benefits of fixing things up yourself is that you get to try out some new toys! Not to mention you end up with a piece you can really enjoy because you had a hand in making...
Today I built two brackets from 1x4's to be used in conjunction with an Ikea LINNMON desktop to make an AMAZING (subjective) wall mounted desk. A true underdog story. https://www.youtube.com/embed/lTxQ59GE91Q Difficulty: Beginner Time Required: One Day Cost: Under $50 Main Bracket: 2 – 1 ×...