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My Latest Home Improvement Saga
There comes a point in time where you just say enough is enough and need to make a change. That is exactly what happened to me over Memorial Day weekend. My wife and I were tired of looking at our dark cabinets. I know... I know... "but they're cherry cabinets"...
My Weekend Project: A Planter Box
The lack of pots at my house had me on a mission this past weekend. I needed a place to put some of my plants, so I went out and bought some cedar to make a planter box!
My initial mission for this box was to plant my hot peppers in it. The box came out to 35 inches wide by 10 inches deep and 17 inch…
DIY Garage Cabinets: A Place For Everything
The past year has been a slow and steady process getting my garage better organized to help keep things clean. I have put up insulation, drywall, built a huge miter saw station that has 29 drawers for storage and now two large cabinets have been added to the mix...
Here are a Few Projects That I Did in 2017
2017 was a busy year. I learned a lot when it came to DIY and woodworking. I have only been making stuff in my garage for little over a year now and the garage went from a place for our cars to sleep, to a nearly full blown woodshop.
I thought I would keep myself motivated on making new things by sha…
DIY Garage Miter Saw Station Progress
After four weekends and nearly four weeknights of work after work, I moved onto the next part of the project for the miter saw station... Adding stuff into the drawers! So far, I have 23 of the 29 drawers assembled and 19 of those have drawer fronts attached...
I Finally Finished My DIY Harvest Dining Room Table
My journey has come to an end on my DIY dining room table last Friday night. The table took me 8 months and 2 days to complete from picking up the wood, to bringing it into the house.
June 23rd was the day I decided to go up to Red Feather Lakes and pick up enough Beetle Kill Pine to build my table t…
DIY Dining Room Table: Sealing the Wood
This weekend I turn the final corner in my DIY harvest table build. I started this table from rough sawn beetle kill pine from Red Feather Lakes. I drove up there in my Jeep and purchased more wood than I actually needed for the project. I am glad I did as I had a learning curve to adjust to...
If You Plan on Doing Any DIY Woodworking You Need This Tool
It has been right around a year since I started into DIY woodworking. So far the process has been very educational and rewarding. I have been accumulating tools here and there over the course of the last year. One thing that I completely decided to disregard was how to clean up all of that mess thos…

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