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DIY Ocean Desk – A Standing Desk with Personality

Because I spend so much time at my desk, I wanted to create a unique and beautiful desktop that I could place atop a motorized base. I started researching and discovered these gorgeous desk by a French designer in the Caribbean. He uses local stone, some serious machinery and a boat-load of epoxy. There’s a […]

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Building a Woodshop From Scratch – Drywall, Mud, Tape, Paint and Epoxy Flooring

A lot has happened on the shop in the last several weeks. If you haven’t already taken a look at the progress, be sure to check out the framing, the siding, trim and roofing and broken rib and the electrical work as well. Let’s take a look at the latest. I’m mostly going to use the pictures […]

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Building a Woodshop from Scratch – Electrical Wiring

If you’ve been following my other posts about this wood shop, you’ve seen the framing and then the siding, trim and roofing and broken rib come along over the last little while. By that point I only had two big projects left to do outside the shop: running electricity to the shop and building the […]

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Building a Woodshop – Sheathing, Roofing, Trim and a Broken Rib

Holy Schneikes! It’s been months since I blogged about the shop and it’s come a long way since my last post. Since finishing the framing, I’ve worked on the next steps, which are many: Wrapping the structure in OSB Roofing: Applying OSB Sheathing to the roof, then tar paper, drip edge and shingles Wrapping the structure […]

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Building a Wood Shop from Scratch – Framing Progress

When we were looking for a new house a few years back, we really hoped to find one with a good amount of space and a three car garage, so that we could park both cars in the garage and then have some room for me to do woodworking and my many projects. We ended […]

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$23 DIY Planter Box

This year for Mother’s Day, I told NilsyNils that I wanted a couple of planter boxes for our front walk area. I think they add a lot of charm and dimension to any area, and had pinned quite a few pictures of ones I liked. Nils and I looked at a lot of different tutorials, […]

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An Organized Garage in 4 Steps, plus Overhead Storage Review

Everybody’s garage gets messy – especially if you do any work out there. We’re going to look at four ways to get and keep your garage organized. Check Fleximounts overhead storage rack at: https://goo.gl/hQhuwx                 Step 1: Get Shelves or Cabinets Buy some used cabinets from Craigslist or […]

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DIY Kitchen / Dining Table – Pottery Barn Inspired

Ready to learn to make a gorgeous and sturdy farmhouse table from scratch? Use the plans below to build your own. The Triangles: I’d recommend doing the triangles however you think looks best. If you want to know what size the triangles on my table feet are, they measure 9 3/4″ on the diagonal side […]

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