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How to Make Drawer Slides Using Wood I have to be honest, this is the first time I’ve tried this. I tend to get nervous when trying something new… I don’t want to make mistakes and waste material! I am Read more…


Replacing the Motor in an Electric Roof Vent Several years ago, we installed an electric roof vent where an old plastic roof vent used to be. Let me tell you, that vent really helps keep the power bill down by Read more…


How to Use Auger Anchors in Drywall I am a huge fan of auger anchors. I live in a house where the interior wall studs are not at 16″ on center – they are 24″ on center. If I want Read more…


A Crown Molding Cutting How-to The time has finally come for Matt and I to install crown molding in the Rebel House – yay! After nearly a year, we are almost finished! I’ve always found crown molding a little intimidating… Read more…


An Easy Way to Cut Posts for a Deck Matt and I are in the process of building the railing for the deck at the Rebel house. I’ll tell you what – the materials for a deck are expensive! We Read more…


A Few Tips on Using a Pocket Hole Jig Most of my plans call for using pocket holes to join the pieces to each other. I find this type of joinery to be the easiest, quickest, and strongest method of Read more…


A Safe Way to Cut Narrow Trim on a Miter Saw Please make sure to use safe cutting practices when using a miter saw, and make sure you are wearing adequate eye protection! I wanted to cut narrow (1/2″ wide) trim for a Read more…


Cutting Tiles Cutting tiles can be a scary and almost incomprehensible task if you’ve never attempted it before. However, it is an inevitable part of tiling. There will come a moment when your tiles are too big to fit into Read more…


Painting Laminate Slab Doors In my home, the doors on the bathrooms and bedrooms are wood-toned and glossy laminate slabs. The only thing I don’t like about them is that the wood tone makes the hallway really dark. For years, Read more…


Use a Hacksaw to Cut Drawer Slides to a Length Needed for a Project! Lately I’ve been running into this problem… The plan calls for drawer slides and I have a few on hand but they are too long. Ok, Read more…

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