The drill handled junk style one board tool box build

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When Julie introduced the idea of all of us trying to build a tool box, my first thought was, “But I like old authentic stuff… and I can make most anything work that I find, so why build one?” Well, Miss Julie made me put my thinking cap on. I’ve never built one before, but […]

Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about pallet wood

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Pallet wood is one of my all time favourite things to work with. But some risks come with it.  Everything you’ve ever wanted to know about pallet would will be in this blog post. Here are a few of my own pallet wood projects… Enhanced pallet wood tool shelf for a workshop Pallet wood hammer organizer […]

How to build an easy clothes closet from a $50 kit!

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At long last, my closet dilemmas are OVER! With just a cheap closet kit and a couple of hours time, I have a beautiful, new closet with lots of rods, and plenty of folding cubbies! This was my bedroom closet for about 3 years. After painting it, I never replaced the closet innards because I […]

How to make a giant number or letter

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I wanted to make a cool number for SNS’s number theme this weekend. So when I came across the perfect plywood scrap at one of my work locations, ideas danced around in my head on what I’d whip up!  I started by freehand sketching what I had in mind. Should I cut a decal to […]

The pallet wood desk project – Part 6, the BIG reveal!

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And finally, the pallet wood desk project is complete! And all it took was pallet wood, two sawhorses, and an old ladder. This is the perfect build for even an non builder! If you’re just tuning in, this is part 6. Scroll down below for the steps on the build. My blog office is located […]

How to build your own barnwood shutter

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If you have a window that needs some extra love and don’t desire traditional window treatments, here’s how to build your own barn wood shutter! This is a really great solution if you have a little window that needs some extra love and you don’t desire your traditional window treatments. 1. Trek off to your […]

Rustic garden shed 4 – the reveal!

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    If you’ve always desired a rustic garden shed, this is the post for you. This little garden shed started off as a greenhouse that had seen much better days. Today, it’s a little rustic gem that takes centre stage in the backyard.  This project is PERFECT for non builders as the entire structure […]

Rustic garden shed 2 – building a barnwood door

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  Rustic garden shed 2 – building a barnwood door I built a barnwood door from reclaimed fencing wood! And I cheated yet again. The wood strips weren’t perfect width wise and my attempt at ripping one down to fit didn’t go so well, so because of the magic yet again of all those screws, […]

Rustic garden shed part 1 – the build

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This is a story of a morph. From greenhouse to rustic garden shed, this build was truly so very easy. This is a little greenhouse I have tucked in my backyard. I use it to store my firewood. And it’s currently an eyesore. I knew I wanted to eventually do something to it, but wasn’t […]