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X-Leg Coffee Table

So I signed up for season 5 of the Instagram Builder’s challenge @igbuilderschallenge. The challenge is to build a piece of furniture based off the …

Woodworking

How to make a tapering jig for the table saw

The tapering jig is one of the easier to build but often overlooked. What is a tapering jig exactly? To put is simply, it’s a sled that works with …

Build a Drill Press Table

When I think of woodworking jigs, my mind usually goes straight to jigs used for the table saw. But what about the drill press? The drill press has …

DIY wood chandelier | Half lap joints

This DIY wood chandelier has a story, but I’ll spare you the details and just tell you this. I wanted to create a project that required several half …

Easy Half lap Joints

If you’ve ever tried to cut a half lap joint and been frustrated with the results, welcome to the club. Up until now my lap joints were pretty much …

DIY Wood Coasters

Looking for a perfect last minute gift idea? DIY wood coasters are fast and easy to make using scrap wood, and make the perfect DIY gift! Unlike …

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How to make a magnetic bottle opener

If you’re looking for a cool DIY gift, a magnetic bottle opener is a unique gift that is really easy to make! The cool part is using hidden high …

How to Make Twin Cutting Boards

​With the holidays just around the corner, a homemade cutting board can be a great gift to make for family and friends.<p>You can make them as simple or …

Simple Corner Clamping Jig

In my last build, I made a really large <b>wood picture frame with splines</b> and I thought I’d share how I made a super simple corner clamping jig to clamp …

Make a picture frame with corner splines

When I first bought my hundred year old house through an estate sale, I inherited of a painting that had been created by the previous owner who had …

CB2 Inspired Swing Arm Wall Sconce

I guess you could say I’m truly a DIY addict. When I walk into furniture stores, all I can think to myself is not what I would like to purchase, no. …

The Ultimate Lumber Storage Cart | FREE PLANS

If you’re into woodworking or even just own a table saw, I can bet you have a collection of scrap wood and cut offs lying around just like me. I …

Woodworking

DIY Wood Plant Stand

I went into West Elm the other day and saw this super cute mid-century plant stand, and immediately thought to myself – <i>I can make that!</i> I was even …

DIY Large Round Concrete Planter

<b>Full disclosure:</b> This is my first time working with concrete.<p>That being said, I think my concrete planter turned out pretty great! I really wanted a …

DIY Reclaimed Wood Mirror Frame

I’ve been wanting to build a wood mirror frame for a while now, and I finally got around to it! There are so many different techniques for building …

Edison Wooden Block Lamp

In this post, I’ll show you how to make what I call the <i>Edison Wooden Block Lamp</i>. So yeah, it’s a lamp made from a block of wood, paired with a …

Reclaimed wood and copper pipe square clock

DIY Reclaimed Pallet Wood Clock<p>Here are the materials you’ll need:<p>Reclaimed wood, preferably barn wood or pallet wood<br>• (12) 1/2 inch copper pipe end …

DIY Modern Outdoor Bench Made from 2x4s

2×4 Modern Finger Joint Bench<p>Want a modern <i>expensive looking</i> outdoor bench that actually costs very little to make? Not to mention it can just as well …

Woodworking

Refinishing Ikea wooden outdoor patio furniture

Remember when your first brought home your brand new Ikea Applaro outdoor furniture? How <i>great</i> the acacia wood looked on your patio? If you’ve had …

Miter saw zero clearance insert

If you’re wondering <i>why do I need a zero clearance insert for my miter saw?</i> I have just one word for you: tearout. Ever noticed that the wood fibers …

How to make a jointer guard

Homemade jointer guard<p>If you’re like me, you love finding a good deal on Craigslist, especially when it comes to tools. You sometimes have to be …

DIY outdoor seating wood bench patio deck furniture

DIY Patio Loveseat<p>With summer just around the corner, most of us can’t wait to get outside. What better way to enjoy your patio than lounging on some …

3 drawer mini console table

Ever feel like you can never find the right piece of furniture to fit into your space? For months I have been searching for the perfect little …

Make your own push blocks with a mouse pad

If you use power tools such as a table saw, router table or jointer, you already (hopefully) know the importance of using push sticks and push blocks …

How to make a drill rack

There are many posts out there about how to build your own cordless drill storage rack. It’s a nifty way to store your drills/drivers, chargers and …

Woodworking

Holiday Burlap Cutlery Pouch utensil holder

It’s official. I’m a dabbler. I do a bit of this and then a bit of that. It seems like one project idea just leads to another. I contemplated …

How to roast chestnuts on an open fire

If you’ve ever been to Paris in Winter, you’ve likely noticed the charming street vendors selling chestnuts in a small paper cone. They roast the …

How to sharpen and hone an old axe

With wood burning season upon us, I decided it was time to start chopping wood in order to cut some bigger logs into smaller kindle. I inherited of …

Nautical painted oar

Add a nautical theme to any room with a painted paddle<p>Painted paddle. Painted oar. I can never tell what’s what! Oh well, not really important when …

Woodworking