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How to Install Drawer Slides When I first started woodworking, I found drawer slides to be very intimidating! I could not figure out how to get the hardware on the cabinet side to line up perfectly with the hardware on Read more…


How To Cut a 2×4 In Half I like to use 2×2 lumber in a lot of the furniture I build. Where I live, I have a hard time finding 2x2s that are not twisted or bowed, and are in Read more…


How to Use a Tapering Jig on the Table Saw I love using tapered legs on a table or cabinet I am building. They add such a great sense of style and drama to an otherwise ordinary project. An easy Read more…


Last week, I posted plans for the Urban Outfitters Inspired Wall Organizer. Matt commented that it would be really cool to use it for tic-tac-toe… Of course that got the wheels turning and I created the game pieces for the Read more…


This nightstand is part of a fantastic collection – incredibly easy to build and super-functional, it will look great with any decor! I will post plans for the entire collection over the next few weeks. The nightstand features one drawer Read more…


The Kreg jig is one of the very best tools a DIYer can have in the toolbox. Honestly, I am horrible at other types of joinery so this tool is definitely made for me! There are several ways to fill Read more…


I belong to Arkansas Women Bloggers, a community dedicated to the empowerment and promotion of Arkansas based companies and organizations. Their motto is “Gather. Grow. Connect.” and the mission is to “To be an Arkansas-based blogger community dedicated to growing women by gathering them Read more…


Free Plans to Build a Joss & Main Branford Mirror Frame I really like this frame… I already have two large mirrors and decided to make this frame for one of them. The free plans to build a Joss & Read more…


Today’s plan is another that will surely reduce the scrap pile! All it takes are a few pieces of 1/2″ plywood and a scrap of 1/4″ plywood. The embellishments are up to you!   Materials: Scraps of 1/2″ plywood (or Read more…


The finish on any woodworking project is the icing on the cake… While I find it to be the most time-consuming part of any project, I know I will want to kick myself later if I try to rush through Read more…

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