This category will list a number of projects that fit the do-it-yourself person. You might have found our site while searching for information regarding a project that you are working on. We will try to keep this category updated with new, and informative, projects.
Everyone seems to strive for low maintenance in a home nowadays. Well, it isn’t always the best option. We had a sunroom project to work on at a cottage where we are replacing 9 storm windows that were caulked shut to keep out the water. A sunroom that doesn’t have an operable window might […]
If you are like me, you understand that a little bit of prep work on a job will eliminate headaches that will creep up down the line. A great example of that situation comes when installing a window. If you flash the window improperly, you might be allowing water to seep in for years […]
If you are a weekend warrior, you will inevitably need to install a window in an existing wall at some point. If you have a house that is vinyl siding on the outside, and you have a non-load bearing wall, the following is a step by step that you can follow to the letter. […]
If you have an item that you need to plane down, but the wood is too large for your planer (if you even have one), consider using your router as a planer to get the job done. Take a look at the image in this post and you can see how relatively simple this […]
I have a friend who is in need of a simple workbench. A simple bench with a classic pegboard back is all that he requires. You could just go over to Sam’s Club and pick up a bench for about $120. This would be just fine, but if you are going to be building […]
If you have a traditional “new build”, you probably have a standard entryway closet. If that is the case, it is about 4-5 feet wide on the inside with a single door (likely a 32″ or 36″ door). The following is a free project plan/demonstration that shows the steps to take to turn […]