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Monday, December 17, 2018
My friend recently relocated to our area and has been sporting the same dinette set for a number of years. Her new pad has a VERY nice formal dining room so we collaborated in designing a 7ft, 6-8 seat dining...
Using mental fortitude I set out to build a rustic floating shelf today. Well, it doesn't actually float...that was a lie. The shelf slides over a bracket built from 1 x 2's that are secured to the wall with 2" screws...which...
It’s that time of the month again...when Rachel gets to pick what I build. But instead of doing what she wanted this month, I’m doing what she wanted last month. LOL! Using scrap wood from previous failed projects, I'm going...
It has been a LONG week! While my body wants to sit on the couch and watch reruns of the girlmore girls, my mind says I should be in the workshop building. SO! I sourced out some really great...
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...
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...
Hundreds of years ago American colonists designed their furniture to be much simpler than that of their European counterparts; often ditching ornate details in name of function over form. Makes sense, right? They had to HUSTLE to survive! American colonists'...
While walking back from the park with the kids I stumbled upon two chairs that my neighbors were throwing away curbside . So under the cover of darkness I TOOK those chairs and ran awkwardly into my garage. It...