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Holidays Woodworking

DIY Wooden Drink Cooler

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Fourth of July is right around the corner, and I’ll be celebrating America’s independence in the most patriotic way possible – a backyard BBQ and listening to the Hamilton album on repeat (okay, maybe that’s just me). But for real, backyard BBQ’ing will be commencing, so that means we’re going to need somewhere to hold our adult (and kid) beverages. I spent some time in the shop this week creating a distressed, patriotic beverage cooler to show off at the party I’ll be attending. It only required a few simple tools and two afternoons to create!

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DIY Wooden Wine Rack

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I don’t know about you guys, but I’m a total wine-o. My love for wine has caused a serious collection to grow in my home… and now that it’s holiday time that collection seems to be getting bigger and bigger. So, rather than keep all of my wine bottles stacked on my countertops like a liquor store, I decided to make a simple wine rack from about $15 worth of material for an easier and

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Holiday season is in full swing! I mostly know this because my pockets are screaming. Holidays are expensive, and if you’re on a budget like this graduate student is, then you’re probably looking for some budget-friendly, yet high-quality gifts for that special do-it-yourselfer in your life (or, let’s face it, you’re probably also looking for yourself – I know I sure am). So, whether you need a great gift for a loved one (or yourself…

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Thanksgiving is officially over, which means let the holiday season commence! I don’t know about you guys, but I am super stoked about this holiday season. Last weekend my family and I set out to the eastern tip of Long Island to chop down our Christmas tree, and since then I’ve been sporting a festive attitude! This week, with the help of some of my awesome partners, I was able to create a super simple holiday project for you guys, and I’m so excited to share! In fact, this project was so big it’s actually two-in-one! Learn how to make a simple wooden frame from some old pallets, AND also grab some FREE holiday printables to use and decorate for your own frames!