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Friday, December 14, 2018
Part two on how to build a 7ft dining table is here! In today's build I make an apron from 1x4's that will allow the table top to expand and contract with changes in tempurature and humidity. The apron build...
Part one of how to build a 7ft dining table! Today I'll be joining (7) boards and edge gluing them together to form one big happy wood family (table top). Difficulty: IntermediateTime Required: WeekendCost: $120 Tools Required: Clamps 3/4" Pipe Clamps (need at least clamps...
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...
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...
I don’t get a lot of time. But when my daughters nap times sync up I can usually get some THINGS done. Today I wanted to build a rustic coffee shelf. But here’s the thing…if I used my power...