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Shit I Should Have Done Sooner: DIY Console Table

There are a lot of little projects on my list that I put into the “you know, sometime I should… ” category.  This area of…

September 16, 2014 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

Indoor Workbench: Progress

This is how I redeem myself after a week of not working in the shop… Big tools. Barn beams. Copious amounts of sawdust. Okay, actually,…

November 20, 2012 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

Weekend DIY Project: Rustic Wood Patio Table

One of the many things I didn’t anticipate about buying a huge old farmhouse was how many outdoor spaces I would feel compelled to fill…

Chicken Coop Turned Coffee Table

First of all, I am admittedly not a chicken expert (yet) but I’m pretty sure this isn’t actually a “coop”. It’s probably more of a…

January 16, 2012 | 15 Comments | Read the Full Article

Organization 101: Building Basic Wood Shelves

As it turns out having ten closets in your house isn’t even remotely helpful in keeping your life in order if nine of them don’t…

August 23, 2011 | 16 Comments | Read the Full Article

Rustic Wood Wall Art: Part 3

Creating this rustic wood wall art was a simple project when it came to building the panels and thinking up designs, but when it came…

August 15, 2011 | 61 Comments | Read the Full Article

Building a DIY Mirror Frame

I’d been having a little difficulty picking out mirrors for the master bath. And by “a little difficulty” I mean that I developed a twitch…

How To Build a Pottery Barn Inspired Vanity

I think the most important thing on the list of stuff you need to build a vanity is the pervasive belief that you can, in…

Sneak Peek: The Finished Vanity

I’m just one piece shy of being able to give you the complete how-to this bathroom vanity, but I just had to show you a…

Future Mantle & Table Top

When we were in Texas this time last year, we made one of the greatest finds for the new house to date, which was promptly…

April 29, 2011 | 7 Comments | Read the Full Article

Joinery 101: Making Dowel Joints

As much as I love all things relating to sawdust, for a long time my experience in joining two pieces of wood together was limited…

Adventures In Cabinet Making

I never thought I’d reach a point where my cabinet-making skills would be the sole determining factor in whether or not I get to take…

March 21, 2011 | 6 Comments | Read the Full Article