I am of the opinion that DIYers and crafters are some of the easiest people for whom to shop. As I tell my husband, “Just walk into the home improvement store. If I don’t have, I want it.” Seems easy enough to me, but I understand that we can also be particular about brands, products, etc. So, I thought that I would let you in on what DIYers and/or crafters really want. These are the best gift ideas for crafters and DIYers. Choose from this list, and you can’t go wrong.
Regardless of what type of shelves that you have, whether they are built-in bookshelves, closet shelves, or kitchen cabinet shelves, it is always a good idea to have them to be adjustable. Adjustable shelves make it possible to customize your space to allow for very tall items or very small items. It also makes it possible to quickly add additional shelves. If you have ever wondered how to make shelves adjustable, the good news is that it is not hard at all!
Don’t you just hate it when you are working on a woodworking project, and somewhere along the way you discover that something just isn’t right? You’ve read the instructions and you’ve followed the plans, but for some reason your pieces don’t fit correctly, or your outcome just looks wonky. It makes you just want to pull your hair out and scream. 😉 Well, before you sacrifice your hair, first take a look at the reasons why woodworking projects fail. I bet you will discover that your problem is one of these 7 issues.
Trivets are an accessory that every kitchen needs to have. They come in all shapes and sizes, but I really love the wooden ones. This week, my friend Dale (you may remember him from the post on How to build a toy boat) has contributed another great DIY item – this gorgeous trivet! And today, we are going to walk you through the instructions for how to build a wooden trivet just like this one.
Seven years ago, I purchase a beautiful 9′, Vienna Pine. You know, the kind with the pre-lit Christmas tree lights? Well, it was wonderful for the first five years. Then, a few years ago the lights began to gradually twinkle out. So, last year after putting the thing together, wouldn’t you know it! Several rows wouldn’t light up.