DIY Scrap Wood Coasters

diy wooden coaster set

Hi, my name is Sam and I am a scrap wood hoarder. My scrap wood pile has been climbing out of control for years. I keep every small off cut in hopes that I can create a masterpiece with it, but really it just sits around and stares at me. So, when I was invited to participate in a Scrap Wood Challenge with 18 other amazing bloggers, I jumped at the chance to partner up with my friends at DAP and create a set of scrap wood coasters! Even better, I was able to salvage some of my better hardwood offcuts with the use of three tools – a table saw, miter saw, and sander. Let’s do this!

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DIY Wood Carved Side Table

wooden side table

I know I cannot be the only one who is knee deep in the mudcloth trend right now. My throw pillows are mudcloth, my throw blankets are mudcloth, and now it’s only reasonable to expect that my furniture be mudcloth as well! Well, without further hesitation, I am beyond excited to share the plans for this mudcloth inspired side table I created with my amazing partners Varathane and Inventables. Best part? If you’re not obsessed with mudcloth like I am, you can use any design you want on your drawer front! Let me show you how!

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DIY Mobile Island/Grill Cart

rolling kitchen island

May means that the unofficial start of summer is near! I don’t know about you, but when I think about the summer I am reminded of warmer weather, tank tops, and most importantly, grilling season! To help kick off the start of BBQ season, I partnered with my amazing friends at Bernzomatic to create a mobile kitchen island and grill cart! Best part, I have the FREE plans for you right here!

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DIY Wooden Sign (Without A Stencil Cutting Machine)

If you’ve been following me for a while, then you’ll remember the days when I sold custom signs on Etsy and made a living off it while attending graduate school. I still to this day get so many questions about how I made my signs! Well, in all honesty, being a graduate student on a budget meant I couldn’t afford a stencil cutting machine. So, I had to get crafty! To help celebrate my one-year anniversary of my PhD, I partnered with my friends at Varathane to spill my secret as to how I made custom signs and stencils without a stencil cutter and how you can too!

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