Tag: woodworking

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DIY Mobile Lathe Stand

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Sometimes your family just gets you, and for the holidays they surprise you with the most epic gift in the world. This year, it was a lathe! Yes… I realize it’s April. But, I just recently got around to building a stand for this sucker and now I’m obsessed. Like most of my shop updates, I had to take space into consideration… so, I made this guy a mobile stand! Now I can move it

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DIY Hexagon Coasters

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Now that we’re settled in to our new place, I’m learning a few key things. For instance, it would be really helpful to have a dishwasher in our next place. Or, most importantly, I’ve learned that marble counter tops really suck. Seriously, everything stains them… it’s awful. In helping limit the amount of water stains that magically appear on our marble countertops, I decided it was time to make some coasters. These guys were made

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DIY Easy Wooden Coat Rack

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A lot of my readers have been asking for a good project for beginners lately, so I partnered with Kreg and BuildSomething to provide just that. I made this simple coat rack with pocket hole joinery for $5 in lumber! Include the hooks, a small can of stain, and screws, and you’ve got yourself a new, personalized coat rack for right around $20! Not only do I have you covered with free plans, but I

wooden yoga mat holder
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HAPPY NEW YEAR! Cue the champagne popping and eat the rest of the junk food in your house before officially dedicating this year to getting into shape! Every year I promise myself I’ll start working out, but it doesn’t always happen the way I planned. My cardio usually gets done while carrying wood panels to my car from the hardware store, and squats are only achieved when lifting heavy items off of the shop floor.