I have a few lids to wood ammunition boxes. A couple of years ago, I used the boxes to create a magazine holder for The Design Confidential (I also drew plans to build your own). I had no idea what I was going to do with these lids until inspiration struck one day… I’ve had a [...]
I saw these pedestals online and instantly fell in love with them… They could be made so quickly and easily, plus be customized to match any decor. The best part is that I could tap into my constantly-growing scrap pile and they cost me basically nothing but a little time!
Scrap pieces of [...]
Aaaah, the demilune table with its graceful curves and elegance can sometimes provide a challenge to build for woodworkers such as myself. In all honesty, cutting the curved pieces for the sides is not difficult at all! I started building this table before I published the plans so that I could put them to a [...]
Who wouldn’t love a media cabinet with nice clean lines like this one? This quick and easy build will have your media components and accessories looking good in a flash!
One Kings Lane Inspired Trix Media Cabinet
1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, if desired Two sets of 16″ drawer [...]
Vinegar… Who would have thought that this versatile liquid could be used for so many things? Food, cleaners, etc., but did you know there are DIY uses for it also? I have a huge bottle because I use it everywhere! Today, I’ll share a few of the things I use vinegar for besides cleaning the [...]
I’ve already shared my love for my latest obsession – building chairs – but I also have been having fun making wood word signs using my Silhouette Cameo. Today, I’ll share my “how to” on making a sign with scrap plywood (I used Purebond plywood) using scrapbooking paper as the background!
Wood Signs with [...]
This chunky-style desk is perfect… not overly large but with plenty of storage! another quick and easy build, and with a dark stain (or whatever color you’d like), it should fit anywhere!
Joss & Main Inspired Carole Desk
1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 2″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ screws 2-1/2″ screws 1-1/4″ brad nails [...]
I bought one of the Silhouette Cameos last fall on a Black Friday deal. Little did I know at that time how obsessed I would become… I’m not talking a minor obsession, either! I’m talking “What? You’re hungry and your belly button is touching your spine? Well I can’t make dinner now, I have more [...]
My teenage daughter is obsessed with mustaches… Actually, I’ve seen them everywhere – on t-shirts, duct tape, even shoe laces! I have to admit that they are quite quirky!
I was experimenting with the band saw one day and cut out a cute mustache for her. Since it was so much fun, I’ve become a [...]
I was really excited when my cousin (whom I idolized as a kid!) contacted me and asked me to draw up some planter boxes for her deck. I was actually looking for an idea to build a few for myself so I think I’ll copy her – just like when we were kids!!