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Build a DIY Large Circle Cutting Jig for a Bandsaw The bandsaw is one of my favorite tools to use. I like the versatility it offers when cutting pieces for chair legs, basket handles and tabletops. I have been commissioned Read more…


DIY Picnic Table Makeover I have had my picnic table for over 10 years and it was starting to show its age. Structurally, it was fine with no loose boards or rotting wood. It was the overall aesthetics of the Read more…


About a year ago, I thought it was time to remodel the kitchen. I’m not sure what possessed me to do it while I was finishing school, working, and raising teenagers… The allure of new cabinets, countertops, and a new Read more…


Beautiful Wood Alternative Products for the Exterior of the Home This post is sponsored by KLEER Lumber in partnership with Blog Meets Brand. I have been compensated, and all words and opinions are my own. The first thing visitors and Read more…


DIY Organizers for a Miter Saw Stand My miter saw sits on a metal stand, and because of the way it is designed, there is no place to set a pencil or a tape measure. After working on a project Read more…


Coping and Installing Crown Molding Honestly, I never have good luck installing any sort of trim. Mitered corners never really worked for me. Recently, I decided to try my hand at a very old technique – coped joints – and Read more…


Install James Hardie Siding Products and Find a Local Contractor to Do the Job Thanks to James Hardie Siding Product for sponsoring this post. All opinions are my own! Is the exterior of your home looking a little worse for Read more…


Last Spring, I started remodeling my kitchen. Why I thought it would be a good idea to take on this project (mostly¬†by myself) while going to school, working, and raising two kids is beyond me. My time was limited so Read more…


Tips to¬†Install, Finish and Paint Trim and Casing for a Professional Look I am working on a remodel in my dining room that consists of new window and flooring installation. I am in the homestretch and installing trim around the Read more…


How to Patch a Large Hole in Drywall This month’s theme for the Power Tool Challenge is Home Improvement and I was so thrilled about it! It was fabulous timing because I was finally replacing the windows in my dining Read more…

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