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DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Squared Bookcase I’m in the process of working on remodeling my dining room which included removing a sort of “built in” corner cabinet. It really served no functionality (except to hide a hoard of Read more…


I received an email from Ryan W. who was so kind to mention that he had completed his third project using my plans! How exciting!! I am so flattered that he found my plans interesting enough to actually build a Read more…


Here’s to wishing you and yours a wondrous Christmas filled with family, love, and peace! Originally posted 2012-12-25 08:00:03.


DIYZ Smartphone App What if I told you there is a fabulous FREE app out there to help tackle most any home improvement project? Would you believe me? The DIYZ (dee-eye-wise) smartphone app makes home improvement easy with step-by-step instructions, videos, Read more…


How to Drill Pocket Holes in Mitered Corners I’ve been asked a few times about how to drill pocket holes in mitered corners. It is really easy and can be done in two ways – with two pocket holes on Read more…


Using Cabot Premium Wood Finish on a Project Thanks so much to the Cabot Stain Team for the stain, frame, plus kits! If you are a regular reader of Designs by Studio C, you may remember a post I wrote about using a Read more…


Make Furniture Legs with Plywood? Yes! When I am working with what I call a “specialty plywood” such as Walnut, Maple, etc., buying 2×2 pieces of that particular species is never part of the budget. Don’t get me wrong, I Read more…


“Customizing a Closet Organizer” – is that an oxymoron?? Anyway, The Han’s closet is a mess. I’m ashamed to even show the before picture. One time I asked why the clothes were on the floor and she told me they Read more…


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…


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…

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