Free Download: Wainscoting Calculator

Posted by John on April 30th, 2016

One of my favorite home improvement projects over the past few years has been our raised panel wainscoting we added to our dining room.  While this project was fairly challenging, it was well worth the effort.  It dramatically improved the look of this space and I think it’s safe to say it probable added some […]

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New Download: Office Cabinet Plans

Posted by John on January 18th, 2016

In today’s post, I’m finally releasing the plans for my home office cabinets.  Unlike some of the other cabinet plans I’ve released before, these plans are fully adjustable and will allow you to modify the dimensions to fit your space.  The plans are actually an MS Excel file that you can download.  The file allows […]

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Woodworkers of Instagram #1: Humphrey Munson

Posted by John on November 6th, 2015

If you’re into DIY and woodworking like I am and you have an Instagram account, then you’ve probably seen some pretty amazing projects in this app.  In today’s post and throughout the rest of the year, I’m going to spotlight some of my favorite Instagram accounts so you can check out their impressive work. We […]

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New Video: How to Install Shadow Box Trim

Posted by John on August 28th, 2015

In today’s post, you’ll learn – How to Install Shadow Box Trim It’s been a while since we’ve finished any home improvement projects and although, this latest one is pretty quick and simple, it feels great to wrap up another project nonetheless.  Lisa and I had been planning on adding some sort of decor or […]

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Matt’s Fireplace Built-Ins

Posted by John on August 3rd, 2015

In today’s post, we’re talking to one of readers, Matt from Virginia.  Matt recently finished his own fireplace built-ins using our Large Built-in Plans and we’re talking to him about his experience.  There’s a few nuggets of wisdom here. Matt ended up taking our free plans and making some modifications to the dimensions to accommodate […]

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DIY Cabinet Door Calculator

Posted by John on July 21st, 2015

In today’s post, I wanted to let you know about a new, free tool I’ve added to our Plans page, a Cabinet Door Calculator.  It allows you to input the dimensions of a cabinet door opening and it outputs the dimensions of the individual parts to make that door. If you’re thinking about replacing your current […]

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New Plans: Table Saw Station

Posted by John on May 24th, 2015

It’s been a while, but I’ve finally finished the Customizable Table Saw Station Plans.   To get access to these free woodworking plans, you simply need to subscribe to our newsletter.  You can sign-up using the opt-in form on our sidebar or the form following this post. This workstation has made using my table saw […]

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New Video: How to Install Chair Rail Molding

Posted by John on May 16th, 2015

In this video and post, you’ll learn – How to install chair rail molding – How to install molding on a stairway – How to add end caps to your trim work – How to use two basic tools to figure out what angle to cut your trim pieces to Happy weekend everybody! This past […]

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How to Install Baseboard Molding

Posted by John on April 29th, 2015

In this video, you’ll learn: – How to remove baseboard molding – How to install new baseboard molding – How to work without a tape measure Well, we finally started our latest home improvement project.  As we mentioned a few weeks ago, we’re working towards adding some character in our vestibule with taller baseboard molding, […]

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Video: How to Build a Medicine Cabinet

Posted by John on February 26th, 2015

In this post, you’ll learn: – How to build a medicine cabinet Well I wanted to show you this medicine cabinet completely finished and painted, but I think it may be a little while longer before it gets warm enough to spray paint it.  Maybe I’ll just brush paint it with a few coats instead. […]

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