Here is a cool tutorial for building a nice gate to your castle. Go here for more infoGates are always needed to finish off any fence or enclosed area. The type of gate you build will depend on what is being enclosed–for example, a garden–and your personal preferences. This DIY guide will show you, step by step, how to build a z-frame garden gate.MaterialsLumberScrewsNailsLatchHingesGravelConcretemixShimsToolsHammerPaperPencilSawScrewdriverSquareLevelPosthole diggerPhoto By cindy47452 … [Read more...] about Who Else Wants To Be Successful At Building A Gate
It's nice to see that the trades are making a comeback to schools in the bay area even in the heart of Silicon Valley tech. Here is a good read from http://www.7x7.com Image courtesy of: connectwithconestoga Woodworking—that most fundamental of age-old trades—would seem to be having a renaissance. After all, it's a slow craft whose sometimes rough-hewn results can't help but appeal to modern hipsters with a taste for authentic, handmade goods. Unsurprisingly, the Bay Area … [Read more...] about How We Improved Our Shop Classes In The Bay Area
I came across this website over at http://coffeetab.net/diy-hairpin-leg-coffee-table-diy-hairpin-leg-coffee-table-dunn-diy/ a place for some great ideas and designs for coffee tables. A coffee table is a style of long, low table which is designed to be placed before a sofa or upholstered recliners to support beverages, magazines, books, illustrated coffee table books, decorative items, and other small what to be utilized while relaxing, such as drink coasters. The coffee table is the central … [Read more...] about Easy Ways To Facilitate Coffee Tables
The Best Woodworking Projects Begin with a Great Woodworking Plans For a variety of reasons both business and personal, the growth and popularity of individuals becoming involved in do-it-yourself or (DIY) woodworking projects has increased dramatically over the last number of years. New television channels and programs dedicated to DIY projects, as well as an enormous number of online resources are popping up every day. The thrill of creating your own furniture, arts and crafts, children's … [Read more...] about The Secret of Woodworking Projects and Plans
Came across this website on different ideas for deck lighting. Go here for some cool ideas https://www.familyhandyman.com/decks/ You've put in the work and now it's time to relax on your deck. When night falls, you'll need some lights to help create a great space to hang out with friends and family and enjoy the nighttime sky. Here are 12 ideas to bring some light to your deck. Deck Stair Lights Lights on deck stairs give subtle illumination and make your deck safer after … [Read more...] about What Is The Best deck lighting?
I thought this was pretty cool. I would never have thought making a chess board was so much work, but what a piece. Arguably the most important part of the chess board is the playing surface which is an 8 by 8 grid of varying colored squares. Sitting looking at the board from the players position, the bottom left corner is a dark square, and the bottom right corner is a light colored square.I decided to build a thin layer or alternating squares of Maple and Walnut glued onto a layer of … [Read more...] about The Secrets of A Chess Board That Nobody Knew
For all, you DIY selfers here's a cool project I found on e-how. How to build a couch arm table https://www.ehow.com/13710276/diy-couch-arm-table We are always spending quality time on the couch, whether it be watching a movie, pulling out a board game or simply eating dinner somewhere cozy. My bulldog trashed my side tables so the last resort was crowding together on the ottoman–not ideal at all. However, I recently found the perfect solution with this DIY couch arm table that's simple to … [Read more...] about Is This Couch Arm Table Thing Really That Hard?
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Here's a great little addition to the yard a nice and easy project for a Saturday afternoon build. This Japanese support bench can be built with the minimum of tools and supplies.This sweet little bench is from my newly purchased book of simple but stylish woodworking projects, Build Stuff with Wood. It’s straightforward in every way — you can make the bench with a miter saw and a cordless drill using just a few common cedar deck boards and a single box of deck screws. It’s also … [Read more...] about What Is Japanese Support Bench And How Do You Make?
I thought it would be a good time to start thinking about spring and summer, so I came across this website about building outdoor projects https://cutthewood.comMaybe, there is nothing ever better than enjoying a summer evening while lounging on a comfortable patio sofa. It may be costly to get that patio sofa, but hand-made furniture is anything but cheap. You don’t need a long list of materials and tools to complete some projects. You can build your own sofa in a day or maybe a day and a … [Read more...] about Don’t Just Sit There! Build A Outdoor Sofa