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What is an Easy Woodworking Project for School?

What is an Easy Woodworking Project for School?

Many people are looking for more simple woodworking projects for beginners, and we get this question a lot of readers.  Below are a few ideas (eleven, to be exact) that will hopefully get your...

What Tools Should I Take to a Beginner Woodworking Class?

What Tools Should I Take to a Beginner Woodworking Class?

One would think that most beginner’s woodworking classes would actually have tools there for you to use so you would not have to bring your own and you should be able to use the...

Kreg Jig Product Review, Description and Uses

The most classic tool from Kreg Tool, the Kreg Jig, is a staple for DIYers like myself.  We at Modestly Handmade are avid users of all Kreg Tools, and recommend all and any of...

DIY Fall Blocks for the Mantle

These DIY F-A-L-L blocks were easily made in less than a half of a day, and are a great addition to any mantle, fireplace or bookshelf to bring some fall to your house.  The...

DIY Dishwasher Detergent

Upon browsing the web, I came across this really simple idea for do it yourself dishwasher detergent.  Nowadays, dishwashing fluid can be extremely pricey, so we might actually give this a go in the...

List of 50 DIY Headboard Ideas

Everyone knows headboards can be a pricey purchase, but they can really tie a bedroom together and bring a sense of comfort for you or any of your guests. Why buy a headboard or...

TIP: How To Clean Wood Floors

The quick and dirty (but soon to be clean) advice of cleaning wood floors?  Use a vinegar and water mixture!  It’s easy, it is simple and it is very cheap and inexpensive.  People are...