How to use a pocket hole jig – with video!

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how to use a pocket hole jig

How to use a pocket hole jig with video! Not that long ago, I was browsing the aisles of a hardware store, and walked past the pocket hole jig isle. And I knew this was the day a jig would finally come home with me at long last! Why a pocket hole jig? . I’ve […]

Framing a shed with door making tips

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framing the shed door

Framing a shed with door making tips The little rustic garden shed is looking VERY different these days! Not long ago, the back was completely busted out and the front frame let goat the base. It was a complete Willy Wonka styled mess and I thought it couldn’t be saved. But I was reluctant to […]

Reversible DIY reclaimed wood Flower and Apple Farm crate with video

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DIY rustic Apple Farm crate for fall, made with Funky Junk's Old Sign Stencils-001

Reversible DIY reclaimed wood Flower and Apple Farm crate with video Every morning, I enjoy my first cup of brew on my outdoor patio overlooking the mountain view. There’s just something about nature that pulls me outdoors, no matter what the weather. Unfortunately, our BC skies have been filled with forest fire smoke lately, creating […]

How to plank a ceiling… without removing the popcorn first!

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How to plank a ceiling… without removing the popcorn first! This super cool project is part of my most recent master bathroom makeover. Take the full salvaged farmhouse bathroom tour HERE One of the main features in the master bathroom makeover was the planked ceiling. Planked ceilings are gorgeous! I mean, I’d welcome this crisp, […]

How to make farmhouse window trim with stock lumber!

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farmhouse window with moulding

How to make farmhouse window trim with stock lumber I cannot believe this vintage farmhouse window resides in my bathroom! It’s the first farmhouse window trim I’ve ever played with, so I’m pretty pumped! By the way, I do not live in a farmhouse! I live in a typical suburban home that has every builder […]

Make this pallet wood tool tote… in minutes!

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It all happened by accident. I was planning to build these tool totes for the Hometalk Meetup Milner Village Garden event talk I’m doing April 9th. I found some reclaimed wood in the garage and just started tinkering around. These two pallet crate boards marked HT (for heat treated) were a fairly recent find. I […]

11 – How to fake being a builder (or ___?)

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When I was at Bella Rustica, I did a workshop on working with tools, with the premise of faking being a real builder. I showed various photos of the ‘oh so impressive things I’ve built’, and then after each one, showed my cheat methods on how I did it. This rustic garden shed was my […]

How I built the pallet wood sofa (Part 2)

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Welcome to Part 2 – How I built the pallet wood sofa Part 1 – The Pallet Sofa Reveal is HERE Sheesh… I just revealed a revamp of my patio. So what’s up with the change so soon? Blame it on the mattress. 🙂 I found it at a thrift, intending to make it work […]