NixieClock Build Guide


NixieClock Build Guide Parts on Thingiverse Firmware on Github GRA&AFCH Ebay Store When I caught my first glimpse of a Nixie Clock four years ago, it was love at first sight. They just have this cool steampunk vibe that makes them coveted like [...]

Budget Drying Rack Build: Video Post


Budget Drying Rack Build PDF Build Plans Back with another video! This time we will be building a collapsible drying rack out of a single sheet of 5/8" MDF. As part of my latest kitchen renovation, I had to finish over forty doors and I needed a drying rack to accomplish it. I searched high [...]

MagicMirror – Builders Guide


MagicMirror - Builders Guide Who couldn't use a MagicMirror? I saw this project and immediately wanted to toss our dry-erase calendar in the garbage. Michael Teeuw has done an outstanding job of building a nice extendable framework for us to join in on the fun. Please check out the MagicMirror site as well. [...]

3D Catan – Making a Case


3D Catan - Making a case This guide will show you how to make a case to hold your amazing 3D Catan set previously built in my original 3D Catan Build Guide. Printed Parts (Thingaverse Links) Tile Holders Depending on the tiles you create, you will need [...]

Built-in Media Cabinet | How To Video


Making a Built-in Media Cabinet   Custom cabinetry does not require expensive cabinet saws, edge-banders and spray booths. These are nice-to-haves and are definitely important if your running a cabinetry business. Take it from Bob Lang's "The complete Kitchen Cabinet Maker" which taught me smart ways to build [...]

Wood Flooring Feature Wall


Wood Flooring Feature Wall Flooring products can make excellent wall coverings. This post will outline how to install engineered hardwood flooring to create a feature wall in a media room. This technique could be applied to both hardwood and laminate flooring types. This particular hardwood is Zebrawood [...]

Simple DIY Concrete Hearth


Simple DIY Concrete Hearth Hhere is very nice project to experiment with concrete before diving into a larger project like a concrete counter top.  Last year, I made a concrete vanity from white cement and custom aggregates which became fairly complicated with measuring etc. I wanted to give concrete another shot [...]

Hexagon Tile Floor Transition


Hexagon Tile to Hardwood Floor Transition After seeing numerous photos of Hexagon Tiles organically transitioning into hardwood flooring, I had to attempt this technique. I hadn't seen any conclusive tutorials on doing this transition so I was left to my own devices. The final product turned out really sharp. I will be installing [...]

Make a Mid-Century Modern Bed | Video Series


Make a Mid-Century Modern Bed | Video Series Check out this smokin' mid-Century Modern style bed frame build. This project was a nice departure from home renovations for me and closure to the realm of fine furniture. If this bed suites your style please view the build plans by clicking the button below. [...]

Make a Mid-Century Modern Bed Frame | Build Plans


Make a Mid-Century Modern Bed Frame | Build Plans Build Tutorial Videos PDF Headboard Cutlist PDF Frame Cut List Dimensions Materials 3 Sheets 3/4" Walnut veneer plywood 2 Sheets 1/2" lower grade plywood for drawers (I used Baltic Birch) 14 Board feet solid 1 thick [...]

Delta Band Saw | Retrofit a Grizzly Riser Block


Delta Band Saw | Retrofit a Grizzly Riser Block Did the Grizzly Riser Block fit my older Delta? ABSOLUTELY But not without some modification/fabrication I recently picked up an older Delta Band Saw (model# 28-274 from the mid 90's) off Craigslist for $200. Sweet deal but I really wanted to re-saw lumber greater than 6" so [...]

Window Sills | The Beautiful & Simple Miter Joint


Windows Sills | Beautiful & Simple Miter Joint Check out this video tutorial on how to make use of a miter joint when making window sills. Using this joint is easy, cheap, and gives the illusion of a thick continuous piece of wood . This technique only really requires a table saw which most weekend warriors will have in their [...]