Vintage glass creamers for organizing screws

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It’s been a LONG time since I stepped foot into a thrift store.  But, I was craving for ‘new junk blood’, so on my way back home from an appointment, I swerved into a thrift store parking lot to see if anything spoke to me. As usual, I was about to exit the doors empty handed, […]

An easy way to take apart pallets or fences without fancy tools

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Guys, if I’ve ever needed to move to a bigger place to store this motherload of a wood haul, that would be yesterday. Welcome to my front driveway!  And if the neighbours don’t fire me NOW… I’d gift them with some old wood. 🙂 Don’t mind the kiddie pool… it’s there for a splash of colour for […]

Pallet hammer organizer for the workshop

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Pallet hammer organizer for the workshop Loving creating with pallets and pallet wood makes organizing my workshop easy! What it really means is, a pallet doesn’t have to be built, but more, just cut to modify. With a reclaimed wood look that’s impossible to beat! The price is always right too… And that’s a big […]

Wood storage cart under a farm table workbench

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The big pie in the sky plan this weekend was attempting to get to some garage sales on Saturday and the flea market on Sunday to start shopping for The Olde Farmhouse event. But with my son not feeling up to par, I knew it was a stay at home kinda weekend. One more setback sealed that deal… The […]

Why I use mainly screws for building

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I had to nod in total agreement when I read a certain comment in the survey.  Someone mentioned that since I use mainly screws for building, my stuff was pretty do-able. She was so right! I do use screws for most everything. One big reason is because they don’t take a lot of man power to build with. I […]

Conditioning rusty metal

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Whenever I land a piece of rusty metal, I like to condition it with something. For the most part, I keep a satin spray sealer on hand to do just that. I like to seal or treat rusty metal: * So it’s easier to clean. * Enhances the patina by deepening both the painted surface […]

Organize your tools on an enhanced pallet shelf

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  Organize your tools on an enhanced pallet shelf I cut myself a deal. Whatever I’d put in my single car garage turned dream workshop, it would be: #1. Unique. #2. Super easy to make for others to copy. #3. Hopefully, quite possibly free. #4. Very me. And I do believe I’ve achieved that with […]

Make this free up-cycled workshop!

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Make this free up-cycled workshop! Do you dream of having this perfect little workshop with great tool storage solutions in your own home? But lack space and funds to pull it off? Don’t lose heart. You’re about to see my dream free up-cycled workshop created from all free curb side finds!  And here’s why I […]

How to fix a palm sander

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how to fix a palm sander

Are you ever lost in the mumbo jumbo world of tool talk? Don’t know what to buy or get nor even WHY? I so get it. I’m still learning daily… here’s proof. I had what I regarded as a very nice, not so cheap orbital palm sander. It worked to perfection for the longest time. […]