Free Download: Renovate Your Kitchen the Smart Way eBook

Posted by John on April 2nd, 2017

Miss me? It’s been several months since my last blog post and while I haven’t been too busy working on our home, I have been super busy with some other online projects.  Just a few months ago, I launched a subscription-based video course that teaches people how to design and build their own cabinets.  With […]

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Our New Kitchen Renovation Book is Now Available

Posted by John on June 21st, 2015

Today I’m happy to announce that our new eBook, Renovate Your Kitchen the Smart Way is now available for purchase.  You can check it out at www.KitchenRenovationBook.com. KitchenRenovationBook.com is our new sales website and kitchen remodeling blog.  I’ll be writing more kitchen remodel focused blog posts over on that site, so be sure to head […]

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My 3 Biggest Kitchen Renovation Successes

Posted by John on June 14th, 2015

Happy Monday!  In today’s post, I wanted to share with you my 3 biggest successes during the renovation of my first home’s kitchen.  Last week, I discussed my 3 biggest failures.  If you haven’t read that post yet, it’s worth a read.   Later this week, I’ll be launching my new ebook to my newsletter […]

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My 3 Biggest Kitchen Renovation Mistakes

Posted by John on June 11th, 2015

If all goes according to plan, next week I’ll be launching my new ebook.  The book is a guide on how to renovate your kitchen intelligently so your remodel goes smoothly and stays on budget.  It’s pretty much an organized brain dump of everything I know about kitchens and planning renovations.  It’s my best remodeling […]

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My Biggest DIY Project Ever

Posted by John on April 21st, 2015

If you’ve been a regular reader for the past couple of years you know we’ve worked on some pretty sizable home improvement projects since our beginning in 2011.  We completely renovated our home office from the ground up this past fall.  We spent a few months and upgraded our dining room with raised panel wainscoting […]

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Sliding Kitchen Cabinet Drawer Plans

Posted by John on June 16th, 2014

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. To get your copy of the plans for this project, simply click the button below.   Click Here to Get the Plans   […]

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Quick Kitchen Cabinet Repair

Posted by John on August 24th, 2012

So things have slowed down a little bit around here since we knocked dragged out our dining room wainscoting and gussied up our front door.  It’s going to pick up again soon though.  Plus, in the fall I’ll be taking another grad school course.  Before we know it, we’ll be busy like crazy.  We do […]

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Cabinet Pullout Drawers: Done

Posted by John on May 9th, 2012

For a while there, I didn’t think I’d ever be writing this post.  Thankfully, this day has arrived and our kitchen cabinet pullout drawers have been successfully installed.  If you recall, I built these drawers over a series of five posts (here, here, here, here aaaaannd here).  In actuality, I think I spent maybe five […]

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Kitchen Cabinet Sliding Drawers Update

Posted by John on March 22nd, 2012

So here’s my kitchen cabinet sliding drawers update: I think this project may become a saga.  If it takes me another five posts to finish this cabinet drawer situation I wouldn’t be surprised at this point!!  I’m trying not to get frustrated, but it happens.  What’s the snag?  Aren’t you basically done this?  Yes, well, […]

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Sliding Cabinet Drawers Part 5: Assembly

Posted by John on March 19th, 2012

I would love to have a post today that showed off my finished sliding cabinet drawers installed, but unfortunately, my local hardware stores didn’t have the right drawers slide hardware in stock at the moment.  I’m going to grab some early this week when I go into the city, so I’ll have a wrap up […]

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