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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…


DIY Copper Pipe Bar Cart with Wood Shelves I love copper pipe! Though it can be expensive, it is really easy to work with to create some really stunning projects. The DIY copper pipe bar cart with wood shelves utilizes Read more…


How to Make a Wine Bottle Torch I know, there are tons of sites with this exact same subject. I went to one and thought,”Wow, this is cool! I want to make some!”.  I even saw one site where they Read more…


Cleaning Exterior Vinyl Trim Around Windows with Spray Nine This is a sponsored post written by me on behalf of Spray Nine for IZEA. All opinions are 100% mine. When I installed new windows in my house (over the course Read more…


DIY Copper Pipe End Table with a Wood Top This copper pipe project is one where I sort of winged it and wrote it as I went along. I really wanted to build a DIY copper pipe end table with Read more…


Glue Resist Technique with White Glue Several years ago, I wrote a post about using wood glue as a resist for stain on wood projects. I really love this technique and get a lot of questions about it. One question Read more…

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