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.
Toys are some of the easiest things that you can make with wood. In fact, you rarely need to go out and buy wood to make a toy. Usually, you can accomplish several wooden toys just using the scrap wood left over from a previous project.
The following is a list of some of the easiest DIY wooden toys that I have made from scraps. Anyone can make these!
This year, I wanted to use up some of my leftover cedar fencing. With Halloween right around the corner, I thought that the cedar would be useful to create something rustic for my porch. I finally decided on making several rustic Halloween lanterns with Jack O’ lantern faces.
One important element to getting a DIY furniture piece to looking fabulous is to use the right finish. I personally love that weathered gray look. One of my favorite finishes is a driftwood finish which I used on this project.
Have you been thinking about a dream kitchen full of navy blue cabinets? Maybe you are but you are still on the fence waiting to see if the trend will last. Well, you can get off that fence now because navy cabinets are here to stay!