One of the most difficult decisions many faces when building or designing a kitchen is deciding where to put the microwave. Which type of microwave is best? And where exactly is the best location?
I have been wanting a large pastry board for a while now, and I finally got around to building one. It turned out GORGEOUS! I made mine out of walnut to get those deep beautiful tones. It is double-sided, which means I can flip it over and use the other side as a cutting board.
Every woodworker needs to have a way to flatten wood. If you think this requires you to own an expensive piece of equipment, you would be wrong. There are several options available for every budget. Each has its limits, but each can be used to create a nice flat surface to any wood plank or board.
The only thing required for green algae, mold, and mildew to grow on your outdoor surfaces are moisture, shade, and a food source. The most common areas are along the northern side of homes, under trees, and in other shaded areas where drainage is slow. But we have 5 easy ways to get rid of algae, mold, and mildew on your outdoor surfaces.
I want to introduce you to one of my favorite workshop tools – the Kreg pocket hole jig. If you don’t own at least one pocket hole jig, you really ought to consider getting one. There is a jig for every price point and/or frequency of use.
This weekend officially kicked off the frenzy of spring cleaning projects that I do each and every year. I have quite an extensive list all of which are available in a very easy-to-use printable. But let’s take a look at some of the most important to-dos in this spring cleaning checklist.
Door weather stripping is an essential part of a home’s insulation. If you don’t have weather stripping installed on your door, now would be a good time to tackle this easy DIY. Otherwise, you should inspect it every year to see if it’s time for a replacement.
Doorknobs are the jewelry of a door. It can set the mood and add personality. They can date a space or update a space. You’re likely to need to know how to install a doorknob at some point, and this guide will walk you through exactly how to do that.
If you live in a place that has clay soil and you are struggling to keep your plants alive, all is not lost. You can have a lush and beautiful landscape. You just have to know how to grow plants in clay soil and which plants thrive in this type of dirt.
One of the things that I love about the town that I live in all of the streetlights that are reminiscent of the last century. I am especially fond of them during the holidays when the town pulls out the seasonal decorations. This is what led me to build my own DIY Christmas lamppost complete with lantern.