DIY Wooden Keepsake Box with Splines and Picture Frame Top

How to make a DIY Wooden Keepsake Box with Splines and Picture Frame Top I have the best Granny.  She’s hilarious.  But not in the slapstick comedy, or joke telling kind of way.  She just makes me laugh because of how predictable…and yet,unpredictable…she can be.  For example, for every birthday and Christmas gift, she will ALWAYS throw in some sort of weird, random trinket.  BUT, there’s no telling what it might be. . One year, she got me and my…

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DIY Washer and Dryer Pedestals with Storage Drawer

DIY Washer and Dryer Pedestal Stands for a Fraction of the Price for the Plastic Ones--How to Build Your Own

This post is sponsored by Build Something.  See disclosure policy for details. I’ll be honest, I don’t really understand the whole washer and dryer pedestal thing.  I’ve got the cheapest washer and dryer you can possibly purchase from the big box store and you just don’t really attempt to dress those up–it’s a hopeless case HA! . So I’ve never really had need for a washer and dryer stand, so they never crossed my mind to build any–but my mom…

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How to Build a Plywood and Scrap Wood Shop Cart

How to Build a DIY Rolling Scrap Wood Cart

I never thought I was a hoarder…..until.  UNTIL.  I started woodworking.  I mean, who in their right mind needs a thousand 3″ long pieces of 2×4?? . No one.  NO ONE will ever have a use for that…unless they’re having a bon fire.  But for whatever reason, I don’t like to let those little scraps go.  Anyone out there relate?? . But, those little scraps pile up quickly and before I knew it, I had piles under my workbench and…

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DIY Standing Desk or Kiosk

How to Build Your Own Standing Desk--With planked sides and a shelf, this makes a great cashier kiosk or standing desk

Am I the only one that kind of thinks it’s weird that it took us this long to come up with the concept of standing desks?  Like…I’ve never really seen one until fairly recently. . Maybe they’ve been around and I just haven’t noticed until now (highly likely…), but what a life changing concept, amiright??  No wonder they’re becoming so popular.  And science (I’ve always wondered who exactly “science” is, haven’t you?) has shown that it’s much healthier to stand…

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Simple Modern DIY Bookshelf

How to build a DIY bookshelf that's simple, modern, and provides plenty of display storage

This year, I challenged myself to try some new joinery techniques in some of my projects.  One of these projects is this simple modern DIY bookshelf. However, sometimes this “new joinery” adventure turns out good…like with this retro Bluetooth speaker box.  And other times…like now…there is a little learning curve and things don’t go exactly as intended… . For this project, I tried using dadoes for the shelves to help sturdy it up a bit and also help me with…

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How to Build an Outdoor Community Pantry

How to Build an Outdoor Community Food Pantry--Free Building Plans

Have you ever wanted to use your love for building, woodworking, making, and crafting to help others in your community?  Then you’re in the right place.  This DIY community pantry is a fun build that will help those who may have a little extra give to those who may have a need. It’s similar to those little community libraries that are becoming popular where people share books with each other in the community.  Except in this case, people stock the…

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How to Build a Gorgeous DIY Farmhouse Storage Bed

Free Building plans to build your own DIY King size storage bed

There’s a first time for everything…and this was my very first time building a DIY farmhouse storage bed.  It was empowering, exciting, and challenging.  It was also a little humbling…as I had several “whoops moments” during the process. . This post was sponsored by Build Something, Kreg Tools’ website with hundreds of free project plans you can build for any and every room in your home and outside your home.  This post also contains affiliate links.  See disclosure policy for…

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