Category: Metal Working

wood bench with metal shelf
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The combination of moving into a new apartment and being forced to dip into my proudly-hoarded lumber collection is doing some fun things to my creativity (and my website)! I’m basically about to build all of the furniture, and I’m not mad about it. I’ve been wanting to use a specific piece of walnut I’ve been hoarding for a while, and finally made it a reality by creating a fun DIY entryway bench with shoe

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If you’ve been following along, you’ll know that my other half and I are moving into a new apartment together! Which means that I’m not-so-secretly stoked to have another space to build projects for. First up on the list is a small office space for our bedroom. So, I used some lumber I’ve been hoarding to create a metal and wood corner desk for our new space! I had a blast getting to use the welder again for this project  – but, if you don’t weld, no worries! I’ll show you how you can make your own desk legs out of wood as well!

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A few years ago I made an industrial shoe rack… it’s gotten a ton of love since then, so I decided it was time to replace it with something else! I’ve worked with copper and wood in the past and had a lot of fun with the process, so I wanted to create a simple replacement for my old shoe storage – a DIY copper and wood shoe shelf! Even cooler, this project only took me ONE weekend and I was able to get it done with the help of my friends at Bernzomatic! Here’s how!

diy magazine rack
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Metal Working Woodworking

DIY Magazine Rack

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A few months ago I turned a boring nook in my parent’s basement into an office space with a floating desk. It’s been such an awesome space to get work done in, but since the hidden storage is being used for bigger items, we still needed a spot to keep things like magazines and (unfortunately) bills stacked away. So, I decided to match the shelving unit I made for the record player and create a