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Sliding Door Entertainment Center

When I first stumbled upon Ana White’s site, the first project I noticed was her Grandy Sliding Door Console. While I basically had no experience at the time making furniture, I knew it was something I eventually wanted to make. So as I learned and experimented making different…

Homemade Vanilla Extract

Happy New Year! You may be wondering why I’m sharing a homemade vanilla extract recipe as the first post in 2018. Well, if you want to make homemade vanilla extract, you need to give it at least 6 months or up to a year to make the really…

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Beer Caddy

As I had mentioned before, I first got into woodworking to make gifts for our bridal parties. When trying to think of ideas I came across beer caddies and thought it was the perfect DIY gift! So one summer day, my father-in-law and I made 8 of them…

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Whale Cutting Board

So with all of the different wood projects I’ve made in the past couple of years, I still get the most satisfaction out of making cutting boards. I just love the beauty of how every cutting board can look completely different with the different types of wood used…

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Refurbished Bar

Basements are still a relatively new thing to me. In Florida, at least as far as I know, basements do not exist. I’m pretty sure it has something to do with the high water table right underneath the soil but don’t hold me to it! Anyways…

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Spice Drawer Organizer

Anyone that likes to cook has probably dealt with the same issue I have – where in the world is that spice I need? You spend 5 minutes going through all of your spices, until finally you stumble upon it. At our town home, this was a daily occurrence for…

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Wood Shelves

When we first moved into our house I was looking for any excuse for a fun DIY project. As we had recently got married we had a ton of pictures, but nowhere to put them! Alas, building some shelves for our living room was one of the first projects on…

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Wooden Spoon

When you look at a wooden spoon it may seem pretty simple and easy to make, and while it’s definitely on the easy side, it takes a decent amount of time to look how you want! Like usual, I took a class on how to make a wooden…

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DIY Fire Pit

Ever since Lauren and I bought our house, we knew we’d eventually want a fire pit. First we had to make the back yard nice enough to actually have something like a fire pit which took a few months. Then of course we had to have some type…

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Bathroom Wall Hanging Organizer

When we bought our house 6 months ago, I started looking for any excuse to build things for the house. I knew I had wanted to do some type of storage for our bathroom that could go on the wall and take away some blank wall space which I hate…