Author: Matt

TIP: Wear a Mask When Sanding

TIP: Wear a Mask When Sanding

It’s a simple tip, but when you sand – wear a mask!  You can get a mask that will deflect debris and sawdust from getting into your lungs from Lowe’s or Home Depot for...

FAQ: Can I use pretreated or pressure treated lumber inside my house?

FAQ: Can I use pretreated or pressure treated lumber inside my house?

Simply put:  NO! Not on the inside.  Pressure treated wood has had a ton of chemicals immersed into it and is then put in a pressure treated chamber.  These chemicals have been found to...

TIP: Get a Kreg Jig to Build Furniture

TIP: Get a Kreg Jig to Build Furniture

Building furniture?  You need a Kreg Jig.  It is seriously a wood working game changer.  With a Kreg Jig, you can easily build joints in minutes – without messy glue (if you want to...

Refinished rustic coffee table

Rustic Refinished Coffee Table Plan

I was going through some old photos and ran across some photos for one of my very first projects about a year ago:  a rustic refinished coffee table. My uncle actually built this coffee...

Preview: DIY Counter Height Barstools

UPDATE:  View the plan for these barstools here! I finished two counter height bar stools to go with the DIY counter height table I posted about a couple weeks ago. I plan on finishing...

DIY Rustic Painted Sign Plans

This is an easy, beginner-level project that anyone can do to bring a little character to their kitchen:  a hand painted kitchen sign, with ‘GROCERY’ painted on it.  We had a lot of fun...

Preview: DIY Counter Height Table

UPDATE:  Just posted the full project here!  Check out how to do this yourself, step by step, complete with cut sizes and photos! Just finished this table! Put about a half weekend in it,...

Signs for Home Gym – Wood Burned

As we’ve stated, we came up actually creating wood burned signs, on our site made specifically for wood burning – and signs.  So, we figured we might as well highlight one of our favorite...

Preview: Painted Kitchen Sign

Here is a hand painted custom kitchen sign that we made. We will be posting about the directions for all of our signs soon (and more!), but wanted to at least get some of...