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Planning and Preparation Make for an Easy Project! This post contains a few affiliate links. What that means is that if the link is clicked and a purchase is made, I will receive a small commission. Thanks for supporting DbSC! 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…


I know some of you are saying,”Laminate? On a countertop? Doesn’t that go on the floor? She must be crazy!” No, I’m not talking about laminate flooring, I’m talking about laminate for a countertop (the crazy part is still up Read more…


Cleaning Old Treated Wood with Spray Nine This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Spray Nine for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. I just recently built a new deck out the back of my house Read more…


How to Use a Bandsaw – the Basics My dad gave me a band saw about a year ago… Until recently, I had no clue how to use it! I asked him to come over and give me a lesson Read more…


Aaah, spray paint… I truly love it. What other product is there that is inexpensive, comes in a variety of colors/finishes, and can transform virtually anything it coats? I do have my favorites (I am a frequent stalker on Rust-Oleum’s Read more…


A Quick Guide to Updating Your Heating and Cooling System I was compensated to post this article on Designs by Studio C. The post was not written by me but I do agree with the content. Posts like this are Read more…


5 Fast Painting Projects That Can Be Done in a Weekend I was compensated to post this article on Designs by Studio C. The post was not written by me but I do agree with the content. Posts like this Read more…


How to Cut Handles in Wood Using a Drill Press and a Paddle Bit Building a crate or box and need handles cut in the side but don’t know how? Well… I have created a step by step tutorial on Read more…


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…

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