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Sunday, December 16, 2018
My four year old has had more rooms in her first four years of life then I have had in my first twenty. So for the past few weeks, I've been trying to make this one SPECIAL. Today I...
Part two on how to build a farmhouse dining table! In today's build I make an apron from 1x4's that will allow the table top to expand and contract with changes in temperature and humidity. The apron build calls for...
After an unfortunate extended layoff due to CHILDREN (getting me sick), I'm back with some magnetic chalkboard magic. Using 2x3 sheetmetal, 1x4 pine, plywood and Rustoleum chalkboard paint I constructed a magnetic chalkboard to organize the family's activities in...
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...
Episode 1 from my new series DIYwithFriends! Mike and Shuo stopped by and we built a rustic sign using a custom template of their initials and an old pallet. Difficulty: BeginnerTime Required: 1/2 DayCost: Under $25 Tools Required: Clamps Miter Saw Wood Glue Elmers Wood Filler Power Sander or Sanding...
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...