DIY

  • DIY

    How to Build Open Shelves without Brackets

    In this tutorial, I’m going to teach you an easy way to build open shelves without spending extra money on brackets or mounting hardware. This particular method is ideal when the shelves will be between two walls.

    Updated October 21st, 2020
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    How to Build a DIY Headboard

    My daughter found a headboard for her college bedroom that she really liked. Naturally, she asked me if I could build it for her. And of course, I couldn’t say no. It’s a simple design that is very easy to build, and in this tutorial, I’m going to show you exactly how to do it!

    August 29th, 2020
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    How to Mount a TV on a Brick Wall

    If you have ever mounted a TV on a typical wall (drywall on wood studs), you know it’s not that difficult. The most important things are making sure the screws are going into the studs, and that the mounting bracket is level.

    June 25th, 2020
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    How to Build a DIY Bed

    Brooke has been wanting a new bed for our master bedroom for a while, and she found one from Restoration Hardware that we both really liked. However, there was only one problem. It costs over $4,000! We both agreed that was way more than what we wanted to spend on a bed.

    Updated July 30th, 2020
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    How to Take the Red Out of Red Oak

    When we were building our house, we ran into a small issue. Our hardwood flooring was white oak, but we had a lot of other wood elements like beams and built-ins that would have to be built using red oak boards. We had to use red oak due to the limited availability of white oak.

    June 9th, 2020

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