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5 Tips for Better Crown Molding Results

Posted by on June 26th, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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I’m relieved to finally tell you that all of the crown molding has been installed in our home office.  It was a bear.  Granted, I still have to putty all the nail holes, caulk the joints and paint them.  I’ll save that work for the weekend.  That’s not the end of the molding in the Read the full article…

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Home Office Update

Posted by on June 22nd, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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Believe it or not, it’s been about seven months since we started our home office remodel and we still have a good amount of work left to do.  While we never intended for it to take this long, life has a way of stretching some things out.  Since we starting our office project back in Read the full article…

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Sliding Kitchen Cabinet Drawer Plans

Posted by on June 16th, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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Happy Monday folks. Today I have just uploaded our latest set of free woodworking plans.  The plans are for the sliding kitchen cabinet drawers. The plans are free to our newsletter subscribers. The plans feature a calculator that lets you enter two simple measurements to generate custom dimensions for each cabinet in your kitchen. Enjoy!

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BLACK+DECKER Cordless Drill Giveaway

Posted by on June 8th, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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I’ve got to be honest with you guys… the office improvement project has been slow lately.  I’ve been doing a bit of travel for work and that’s been cramping my DIY style, but thankfully, that’s done and I’ll be able to get back into high gear.  Later this week, I’ll have a nice update post Read the full article…

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Our Blog Should be Like a Mullet

Posted by on June 1st, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

When I first started blogging back in 2011, Lisa and I would cover more topics in our blog posts than we do today. A lot has changed since then. For starters, Lisa doesn’t write anymore. I’m also much more focused on home improvement and DIY projects specifically. Gone are the recipe posts and the occasional Read the full article…

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Your Home from Scratch #4: Andrea’s Custom Vanity

Posted by on May 27th, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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If you ask me what I enjoy the ABSOLUTE MOST about blogging, my answer is always helping others with their home projects.   Hands down the best part of this gig.  I love getting comments or emails from readers expressing their gratitude for something they found on our site.  Really makes my day.  Just last Read the full article…

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My Expensive DIY Plumbing Lesson

Posted by on May 21st, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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In today’s post I want to share a story with you from back in the days when I wasn’t very skilled in the ways of home improvement. I believe that you learn much more from failures than you do from successes, so I’m not in the least bit embarrassed to discuss this episode.  I hope Read the full article…

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DIY Projects I Just Won’t Do

Posted by on May 15th, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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Happy Friday folks! In today’s post, I want to go in a slightly different direction from our normal How-To posts and instead talk about How-To-Not.  That’s right, even though we’re trying to grow our readers’ DIY skills, there is a line that each of us won’t cross.  There are just some projects that we won’t Read the full article…

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How to Install Old Work Lights

Posted by on May 7th, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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Our home office remodel is going really well.  We just finished the joint compound work, the ceiling has been primed and painted and just this evening I finished installing the ceiling lights.  I just realized I owe you a complete list of every task we’ve completed and have planned for this space, that way you Read the full article…

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Your Home from Scratch #3: Bobbi’s Sweet Router Table

Posted by on May 1st, 2014. Follow him on Twitter.

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In this week’s installment of Your Home from Scratch, we’re showing off Bobbi’s beautiful router table.  It’s perfect timing since we just released our own set of free router table plans, although my table isn’t even in the same ballpark as Bobbi’s. Bobbi is one of our newsletter subscribers and I was excited when she offered Read the full article…

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