Why I use mainly screws for building


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 […]

How to fix a palm sander

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. […]

Building an antique toolbox revolution at the Expo


Drill handled one board toolbox HERE Today upon coming home from work, it was pretty much like any other day. I walked towards the front door, tripped over the newspapers, mindlessly threw them into the recycle bin and proceeded inside.  Once the door clicked shut, I gasped. Repening it in a real hurry and scrambling […]

How to work up the courage to try something new


With anything new I approach, I generally take a little bit of time to think about it first.  I seem to need a period in which to mull new over. New needs extra energy. And guts. So this bathroom reno? I eyed the window I’ve been looking at for only 4 years wishing it looked […]

Tools for women – why I love this FeatherLite WeedEater weed trimmer!

Featherlite Weed Eater

Desire a lightweight weed trimmer? A FeatherLite WeedEater weed trimmer is a wonderful lightweight garden tool that is perfect for a woman! I have a new weed trimmer that I think you’ll love… especially if you’re a woman! This post contains some Amazon affiliate links in which I earn a small percentage from qualifying purchases […]

Basic must-have tools for DIYers


Basic must-have tools for DIYers As an upcycling kinda DIYer, I actually buy very few supplies. But when we’re talking tools, it’s a whole other story! Basic must-have tools for DIYers are a must. But it sure can get confusing on what to get, can’t it? Do you have any tools that just sit around […]

How to make pipe curtain rods with sheet curtains – plus video


How to make pipe curtain rods with sheet curtains – plus video Hey everyone! Remember my photo studio in part 1?   Here’s the promised tutorial on how to make pipe curtain rods with sheet curtains – plus video! If you love industrial with a dash of beach, you’ll love this look. These pipe rod cheap sheet […]

How to work with tools – intro (with video)


Pin It   New tools are prettier than jewelry to the eyes of a wannabe builder. With the arrival of my new cordless drill, I needed a few accessories to work alongside it. Enter… my new purse. 🙂 These Makita tool kits are really difficult to land. They only come out during certain promotions and […]