WELCOME! So I'm *incredibly sure that we won't outdo last year in terms of the news coverage, but we are going to have every bit as much fun! Let's see what happens... **UPDATE** Here are the current links and videos to news coverage this year: Videos: NPR Interview: FOX13 UTAH KSL News TelemundoUtah (*Personal Favorite*)… Continue reading Halloween How-To 2018: Mr T. (Rex) and Dinosaurs at Jurassic Park
In the style of Pottery Barn's "Emily and Meritt's Caned Daybed" 5+ variations for paneling choices, plus woodworking tips for beginners, 50+ original and informative diagrams, purchase list, and tools needed to complete the job! Check out the full set of plans by clicking HERE! Check out the full set of plans… Continue reading DIY Daybed Plans!
Finally, a faster, easier way to frame loom with a double heddle shed bar and packing/spacing barWatch the video to see all of the awesome features of our Super Frame Loom! CLICK HERE FOR COMPLETE BUILDING PLANS Frame loom weaving has never been easier! We took the classic frame loom and innovated out two of… Continue reading The SUPER FRAME LOOM
Weave twice as fast with twice the uniformity and half the effort with DO9's SUPER FRAME LOOM! Please send us your build photos so we can post them and give you credit!! GET YOUR FULL 20 PAGE PLANS HERE! Paired together with the previous iteration of this loom, the beater bar/spacing bar makes it a… Continue reading How to Build a Frame Loom, Best In Class!
CLICK HERE for 20 page instruction manual! Using some things that were already lying around our garage, I was able to put this loom together and make a full set of instructions on how to build it yourself! If you want to build your own rigid heddle loom, click on the link below… Continue reading Build Your Own Rigid Heddle Loom
"Drunk on a ladder is the place to be, When you're plotting and scheming up Halloween. Lacerations from wire and burning hot glue, And constantly backing up to gain a better view, Of this year's monster you're creating. Hoping for awe while the folks are trick-or-treating. Some grown ups will say, "who'd you pay?" They… Continue reading Drunk On a Halloween Ladder -A Limerick by Sam
Introducing Mr. T (Rex)
...and so Halloween begins...
When we first started to discuss Lola's playroom, I knew I wanted it to have a certain feeling. I wanted it to feel magical and be a place that her imagination could run wild. I also wanted it to be a place that she would look back on with fond memories and whimsy. If you… Continue reading Enchanted Playroom: The Details
Well, life events prevented us from finishing this series for the blog on time, but we sure got it done before her birthday! We completed the whole thing (except the hinges on the secret room door) in just 6 weeks! 6 Week Challenge Completed! Take a look at us showing it to her for the… Continue reading 6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 5 and 6
I've become somewhat obsessed with lathing, about 4 years in the making now Looking back at some of my photos, I came across this one. I think the evidence is in... Comment if you can sympathize with my plight!
What To Do With Your 3 Year Old On A Snowy Day Does our family do this kind of stuff...like, all the time? Yes. We're probably total freaks. One idea for an "inside only snow day" is: Put whatever hair you have in the wackiest fashion possible, turn up the techno, and dance like an… Continue reading Crazy Hair Dance Party