DIY Bathroom Vanity from Old Nightstands

Make a beautiful bathroom vanity from two nightstands. Join them together, modify the drawers and nobody will ever know that you built it yourself!

baseboard hole fix

3 Ways to Fix the Hole After Moving a Baseboard Radiator

Your HVAC company might do a great job relocating your baseboard radiators, but they likely won’t patch the hole in your floor. Here’s a quick how-to.

DIY Flower Boxes Part II – Assembly

Now that we have our tools, materials and cuts done, we continue creating our beginner flower boxes with Part II – the assembly.

DIY Flower Box

DIY Flower Boxes – A fun woodworking project for any skill level

Beautiful flower boxes that can be built relatively quickly with a more limited skillset and a modest set of tools.

bed frame electrical outlets

Bed Frame Electrical – Adding Outlets

Adding outlets to the bed frame gives “power naps” a whole new meaning. This requires a leap of faith in your own skill as a DIYer, to put down the saw and pick up a voltmeter. It’s not as difficult as you’d imagine, but requires an in-depth knowledge of electrical codes.

attaching drawer glides

Installing the Bed Frame Drawer Components

Putting drawer slides on a drawer is a two step process. I’ll break it down and explain in detail how to attach one half of the drawer slide to the drawer itself, then attach the other half to the frame.

Finish Coating Platform Bed

Finish coating the platform storage bed

Polyurethane is an inexpensive way to protect your wood project. We’ll explain the why’s and how’s so you get it right the first time.

wood staining

Wood staining your finished project

15 Tips to bring your staining skills to the next level. This post is geared toward complete novice’s who have never picked up a can of stain.

sanding bed frame

Sanding the Bed Frame Components

A few sanding tips that the average DIY homeowner can take advantage of to greatly reduce sanding time.

Closing the curtain on woodshop dust

After just about every woodworking project I finish for our home, my wife is generally pleased with the result, but not so happy with the film of dust covering our entire basement. Since I’d rather spend any disposable income on tools and materials than a shop door, I decided to go the “soft” route and […]