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September 2012


How to Make a Spooky Witch Lantern

– Posted in: Crafts, Projects
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October is just around the corner which means our annual shindig is only a few weeks away... Yikes, I need to get busy! Today I will share another cheap and easy project using a few things from the dollar store. Four wood picture frames Plywood to create the bottom of the lantern Vellum Witch silhouette [...]

Plans to Build a Two-Piece Armoire

– Posted in: Cabinets, Plans
Two-Piece Armoire

I am so excited about today's furniture plan - it is my first design request!! I was so flattered when Latoya emailed me and asked for my help in creating plans for a custom two-piece armoire for her mother. She had specific details and I hope this plan fits the bill! Maybe she'll share pictures... [...]

Build a Sheffield Cabinet

– Posted in: Cabinets, Media Stands, Plans

Here are plans for another easy cabinet that can be used for entertaining, especially with the holidays coming up! It could also be used as a media cabinet... The free plans to build a TCD Sheffield cabinet knock-off feature one large drawer and two doors with a shelf behind them. This piece is a great [...]

How to Duplicate Curves In Lumber

– Posted in: Bob Vila, How to, Projects

Whenever I am building something from plans that call for more than one decorative notch or curve, I have a "thing" about them being exactly the same. It drives me crazy if they are not! Is it some form of OCD? Probably... We all have a touch of that somewhere in our lives! Generally, I [...]