DIY Dog Bowl Stand

I spoiled our girl, Lucy, with another modern dog project to match her modern dog bed. It’s a DIY modern dog bowl stand! Lucy is a pretty important part of the family these days. She’s my faithful shop dog,…

5 Tools To Get Started Woodworking

If you’ve ever wanted to get started woodworking, but are overwhelmed with what tools you REALLY need, this is the post for you.  Today, we are talking tools–the five basic tools you need to get you started with woodworking. …

Basic Guide to Using a Router

After a recent poll on my Facebook page, I was overwhelmed with how many people had so many questions about how to use a router. I’m not a router expert, but I wanted to put together this router guide…

DIY Modern Console Cabinet

I’ve got a fun, new build to show you today! It’s a DIY Modern Console Cabinet! This piece would be perfect for a media cabinet, TV stand, or as a console in a dining room. It’s got plenty of…

Before and After: DIY Mudroom Built Ins

DIY Mudroom Built Ins–A Before and After

You won’t believe the transformation this DIY mudroom built ins project had on this simple entryway area!  I’ll show you how it came together in this post 🙂 . Do you prefer starting from scratch or redoing what’s already…

How to build a combination toy storage cabinet

How to Build a DIY Storage Console

Interested in adding a DIY Storage Console to your living room or play room area?  I’ve got the project for you!  I’ve said it before, but I will say it again. You can never have enough storage. . But,…

DIY Storage Desk Plywood Drawers

How to Build Drawers–EVERYTHING You Need to Know

I know I’m in the minority here, but I love to build drawers.  It never gets old and I love adding them to the furniture I build whenever I can.  But, I know for many, drawer making seems intimidating…

Shara Woodshop Diaries reading in DIY Kids House Bed Frame

DIY Kids House Bed

This post about how to build your own DIY Kids House Bed is sponsored by Build Something and contains affiliate links. See policies. . Now, this may not be the first house I built (I built a dog house,…

DIY Continuous grain walnut box with tile top

DIY Continuous Grain Keepsake Box {with Tile Lid!}

I’ve made several keepsake boxes over the years. They’re just a simple, handy little project that can be made a thousand ways. But, I’ve never shown how to make a DIY continuous grain keepsake box before, so…today’s the day…

Ridgid Cordless Vacuum cleaning out truck

Ridgid Cordless Shop Vacuum Review

This post is a review of the Ridgid Cordless Shop Vacuum and is sponsored by The Home Depot as part of the ProSpective Tool Review Program. See policies for details. I don’t know if you’ve heard, but cordless is…

DIY Pipe Clamp Shop Rack

DIY Pipe Clamp Rack

A couple weeks ago, I wrote a quick tutorial on how to make a simple clamp rack for small clamps. But what about those bigger, heavier clamps you may have? I promised to revisit this topic and show you…

DIY Wooden Stove Top Cover

Want to learn how to build your own DIY Wooden Stove Top Cover?  You’re in the right place.  I’ve got the tutorial for you here. Have you ever looked around your kitchen and thought to yourself how big of…