How to Never Forget to Mail a Greeting Card Again

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Why I Want To Be Norm Abrams Even If I Will Never Be Norm Abrams

When I was growing up I used to watch the show “New Yankee Workshop” with Norm Abrams ALL.THE.TIME. (If you don’t know what it was, it was a spinoff of This Old House, but where Norm built furniture and projects from scratch with new materials). ...more

Zero-Scrap Planter Box from a Single Board

Today I have joined a challenge with 16 other awesome bloggers (seriously, I have to pinch myself to believe I’m even included in this group) to use a single board to create something awesome.If you want to see their entries into this challenge, you can check them out here (You really should visit, I’m in awe of these beautiful things the other bloggers came up with!)Continue Reading.. ....more

The 5 Most Common Summer Injury Types and How to Prevent Them

Summer is here and along with summer fun comes unintentional childhood accidents. ...more

You're Gonna Love It: The FINAL Edition

This isn't my usual party post, so I wanted to make sure to send it out to all my readers, even those of you who don't...more

Power Sander Face Off: Random-Orbital vs. Finishing

I’ve always used a palm (finishing) sander for most of my painting projects, so when I recently purchased an orbital sander, the differences between the two were immediately obvious.And since there may be a little confusion about which tool is the ‘right’ one for the job, I thought I’d spend a little time today going over the differences in both tools and the pros and cons of each one. ...more

You're Gonna Love It: July's Anything Goes

Before we start the party today I have a quick announcement!! Kathe and I decided we are going to put the party on hiatus for the summer. ...more

Custom Baker's Twine Wrapped Anchor (Out of Foam Core)

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Disguise your AC with a DIY Louvered Screen

Back in 2012 I shared my experience replacing a post on our pergola that had suffered termite damage. ...more

15 Bloggers with Mad Building Skills!

If you have been reading blogs for a while, you may remember the days when blogs had blogrolls. ...more