Storage Shelves, a Tutorial

Stuff everywhere and nowhere to walk. Sound familiar.  Kids are growing up but we still want to keep some of their stuff for the memories it brings.  Lots of wool all over the house but cannot find the one you want. I

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Double Compost Bins

If you have the space then this compost bin is a must. I have a good size backyard and I tend to put my grass clippings and other compostable stuff in a pile in the back corner of my yard.  While it

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DiY Cedar Cube Landscape Lights

Turn those cheap solar lights into something better. We have all been there.  Walmart, Home Depot, Dollar Store or someone else has put those stick in the ground solar lights on sale and you just can’t resist buying them. We try to

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Folding Extension Cord Organizer!

No home for your extension cords? If you are like me, they are coiled up and stuffed anywhere I can. Then when I want one I have to find it, move all the stuff that I piled on top of it and

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Building a Cheap Roubo Style Workbench

We all need a workbench at some time. For a lot of us it is the kitchen table or some small corner of the basement or garage. I have looked at purchasing a work bench but was not prepared to spend the

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Floral Woodworking Centerpiece with Tulips

I just Love Woodworking with 2×4 Lumber. Every time I go to the lumber store to see whats available, I look at some of the prices for oak, walnut or even beech and shake my head at the price. I just finished

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DIY Industrial House Numbers

A Different way to Show Your House Numbers The numbers on my house are old and faded and its time to upgrade them.  So the choices are Plastic, Wood, Metal or whatever my local hardware store has. I ran across this idea

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8 money saving handyman and woodworking hacks

8 Great Woodworking Tricks. Izzy always is a joy to watch and usually has tips that make #woodworking much easier. In this video, he shows us 8 simple tips to make our projects less frustrating. Use a nail in your #drill to

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Cardboard Stands Save Woodworking Effort

  Painting trim made easy. I ran across this the other day from the WoodWorkers Journal and thought duh.  Why didn’t I think of that. I always struggled when painting or priming #moulding and how to do it all at once.  I

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Candle Holder from 2 x 4 Scraps.

What do you do with your #2X4 scraps? Why not make a candle holder? There’s lots of cool things out there that you can make with just 2X4s, in fact this weekend I’m going to share with you the new workbench I

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