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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Tagged in ,crown molding, home office, trim, video
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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Tagged in ,home office, update
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!
Posted in Carpentry,DIY Projects.
Tagged in ,carpentry, drawers, Kitchen, plans, woodworking
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…
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…
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…
Posted in Carpentry,DIY Projects,Your Home from Scratch.
Tagged in ,bathroom, cabinets, carpentry, vanity
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…
Posted in DIY Projects,Lessons Learned,Plumbing.
Tagged in ,lessons learned, plumbing
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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Tagged in ,DIY projects
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…
Posted in DIY Projects,Electrical,Lighting.
Tagged in ,electrical, lighting, old work
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…