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Tuesday, March 19, 2019
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...
Over the years we've collected furniture. Not as a hobby or anything, just out of necessity. So this is a piece from my old bedroom set that was in Rachel's office taking up space. I was thinking of ways...
Getting the kids in and out of the house smoothly is one of the biggest hurdles of my day as a stay at home dad. On a typical day after getting home from school or an activity, jackets are...
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...
Today I built two brackets from 1x4's to be used in conjunction with an Ikea LINNMON desktop to make an AMAZING (subjective) wall mounted desk. A true underdog story. https://www.youtube.com/embed/lTxQ59GE91Q Difficulty: Beginner Time Required: One Day Cost: Under $50 Main Bracket: 2 – 1 ×...
Lately I've been digging into past projects on HNYDT to see how far I've come or...uh...regressed. One of my favorite projects to date was this compact space saving desk, inspired by a pottery barn desk that's been discontinued. I...
I've been planning to re-finish our old Ikea chest for two years, but never found the time or drive to do so. Earlier this month I stepped on one of my daughters toys, setting off a chain reaction of...
In my spare time I’ve been building and writing up plans for a farmhouse table. My inspiration comes from Anthropologie’s, “Modern Farmhouse Table”. My farmhouse table is a more classic approach to the modern farmhouse table that was actually...