Wood Flooring Feature Wall

2017-03-20T01:57:14+00:00

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 engineered [...]

Simple DIY Concrete Hearth

2017-03-08T07:00:25+00:00

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

2017-03-08T06:59:31+00:00

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

2017-03-08T06:58:44+00:00

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

2017-03-08T06:58:16+00:00

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

2017-03-08T06:57:41+00:00

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

2017-03-08T06:57:18+00:00

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 [...]

Hybrid Dado Cross Cut Sled Build

2017-03-08T06:56:45+00:00

Make a Hybrid Dado Cross Cut Sled Blade Guard Desing Files Every woodworker needs a cross-cut and is likely to be one of the first jigs you will make. This video tutorial covers the building of my cross cut sled. I designed it with removable inserts for making dado [...]

Flush Trim Router Jig

2017-03-08T06:56:22+00:00

Flush Trim Router Jig This post overs a quick jig i made up for my Ridgid R2401 trim router. This jig greatly helps when trimming proud solid wood edging. You can see it in action in my video series on making a mid-century modern bed frame. The top of the base is constructed from [...]

Make a Rolling Garden Tool Storage Cart

2017-03-08T06:55:53+00:00

Make a Rolling Garden Tool Storage Cart Project Cutlist Top Dimensions This project was designed to organize the clump of garden tools I had in the corner. No more grabbing the one at the back and having all the others domino over. I found a design [...]

Make a Rolling Lumber Storage Cart

2017-03-08T06:55:19+00:00

Make a Rolling Lumber Storage Cart Lumber Cart Cut List Here is a weekend project i built in order to organize my off-cuts, scraps and clamps. The project is based off Steve Ramsey's design and one from ShopNotes. I decided to build mine 6 feet long but keep the 5 [...]

RPiKids | Final Build Gallery

2017-03-08T06:54:54+00:00

RPiKids | Final Build Gallery Behold the complete build. It is far more reliable then I anticipated. The specs/features are as follows:   Raspberry Pi2, 900MHz quad-core ARM Cortex-A7 CPU, 1GB RAM, 4 USB ports USB Wifi Dongle Audio DAC Arduino Uno Power/Parental Controls 10 Port USB Hub Integrated Power Yamaha [...]