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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...

About Modestly Handmade

We are here to provide everyone with how-to’s, plans and more.  You know that sweet table you saw at Pottery Barn?  Why don’t you make it instead? How about that night stand you saw...