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Thursday, January 24, 2019
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...
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'...
This past Monday I completed my first LIVE build on @Hometalk's facebook page. My project that day was to make picture ledges with homemade steel wool and vinegar stain. The broadcast pulled in over 100k views within the first 24hrs- pretty...
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...
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...
Honeycomb shelves are really cool. I've been mirin' them from a far for quite some time. I had a sneaking suspicion when we lived in Ohio that we wouldn't be there for very long. So strong were my suspicions...
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 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...