How many times have you downloaded a free printable only to be a little disappointed with the quality once you printed it? I feel ya! I’ve been there myself a few times. You love those pretty displays and the images that you see presented by the designers, and you wonder exactly how to print perfect printables for yourself. What is the magic technique that they are using to get them so vibrant?
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.