Build a King-Sized Platform Bed

This week I set out to ditch our box-springs and get low! Read more to find out how to build your own king sized platform bed. Please GO HERE for the updated 2015 king-sized platform bed plans! They're BETTER! Come back here to see my build process for each corresponding step! Difficulty: Beginner Time Required: Weekend Cost: Under $100 [...]

2017-10-25T23:01:39+00:00April 28th, 2012|Bedroom, Furniture, Popular|126 Comments

Floating Shelves From Scratch

Let's get started... Tools: Tape measure Wood Glue Wood Filler Wood Screws Miter Saw Orbital Sander/Sanding Block Square Level Stud-finder Clamps (6 would do) Drill Countersink drillbit Hearing Protection Safety Glasses Materials: 2 - 1"x6"x8' Pine 3 - 1"x2"x8' Pine So here is a warped 1x6. I spent a bunch of time at the store doing my best to make [...]

2017-01-07T20:16:50+00:00April 3rd, 2012|DIY Decor, Shelving|4 Comments

Build a Picture Frame without a Table Saw

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 the tutorials have no pictures and terrible directions (like the books I read, I require the tutorials I follow to include [...]

2017-01-06T21:31:26+00:00March 26th, 2012|DIY Decor, Frames|2 Comments