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We Have a Winner…

Thank you so much to those who entered to win the 20v Max Lithium Drill and Saw from BLACK+DECKER! The winner, chosen at random by using a random number generator at is… Wendi @ H2O Bungalow! Congrats, Wendi!

Time to Give a Sewing Machine a Makeover

Painting an Old Metal Sewing Machine When I received an old sewing machine cabinet for free, it also included the sewing machine. I love old sewing machines and use them regularly (yes, “them” meaning I have several). I gave the sewing machine cabinet a makeover so I thought I’d give one to the machine itself.[...]

Giving a Makeover to an Old Sewing Machine Cabinet

Sewing Machine Cabinet Makeover I found an old sewing machine in a cabinet (for FREE!) last month. I love old sewing machines and the cabinets they come in because they are so awesome to use! I decided to give the sewing machine cabinet a makeover because it was looking a little worse for wear. I[...]

Free Plans to Build a Wisteria Inspired Recycled Pine Wood Bookcase

This would be the perfect bookcase for a room where the furniture is rearranged frequently! The casters make it incredibly easy to move from place to place and the wide shelves provide ample storage for a variety of items. Materials: 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws 2-1/2″ screws 4″ casters (The bookcase will be heavy so make[...]

An Easy to Build Round Table

DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Simple Round Dining Table This is the easiest round table you will ever build – I promise! I was asked to build four of these for the break room at work and was able to knock them out over two days while taking my time. Seriously! The DIY furniture plans to[...]

An Easy to Build Spool Table Inspired by a Catalog Retailer

DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Knock-Off Spool Side Table Sometimes, I love a good knock-off project. As I was looking through the Ballard Designs catalog, I came across this awesome spool table. I created the DIY furniture plans to build a Knock-Off Spool Side Table that looks just like the original piece and it can be[...]

A Beautiful Console Table with Lots of Drawers

DIY Plans to Build a Katherine Buffet Need a fabulous furniture piece with lots of storage? The DIY plans to build a Katherine Buffet features 8 drawers, narrow trim on the drawer fronts and an open base. This piece would work well in any room and finished in any style! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 2-1/2″ pocket[...]

Cutting Larger Circles with a Bandsaw

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 to make new tables for the break room at work with 42″ round tops. Since[...]

Power Tool Challenge – Summer Edition

DIY Plans to Build a Vegetable Gathering Basket Once again, it is time for the Power Tool Challenge… This month’s theme is Summer! Since summer generally involves picking lots of fresh fruits and veggies from the garden, I created DIY plans to build a Vegetable Gathering Basket. This easy to build basket features a wood[...]

A Bar Stool Plan Suitable for All Skill Levels

DIY Plans to Build a McKenzie Bar Stool Need new barstools? The DIY plans to build a McKenzie Bar Stool are an excellent choice! Suitable for all skill levels, the bar stool features a flat seat and X bracing detail on the sides. This bar stool is another fabulous build to show off your awesome[...]