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 bar Watch 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… Continue reading The SUPER FRAME LOOM
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
Week 3 and 4 See Week 1 and 2 Here Now that the house is essentially formed, the guts need to be in place. Guts are usually best done before anything else, but we have found that doing things a little out of order can keep you interested in the project for much longer.… Continue reading 6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 3 and 4
Now that we finally have Halloween behind us (seriously, this year was nuts!), we're pressing ahead on our next project. We've always talked about the possibility of creating a playroom for the babe (and any other future children 😉 ) in our basement. This week we finally took the plunge and really started to make… Continue reading Enchanted Playroom
News Coverage This Year: Mashable ABC News New York Times Fox 13 Utah Salt Lake Tribune FRONT PAGE Houston Chronicle USNEWS NeatoRama Times Union Connecticut Post KBRQ Radio Relevant Magazine WINA Radio Videos Of The Display: Salt Lake Tribune Inside Edition ...and my personal favorite news spot so far: Toy Man Television Building… Continue reading Halloween 2017: [How-To] King Kong on The Empire State Building
Because Lighting is the Key to Halloween Here we go on finishing and lighting! I need to be done with the whole thing after tomorrow so the news can come by to do a spot on the Sunday broadcast. His arm is looking like it's getting formed up, after tack-nailing in some… Continue reading Halloween 2017 Lighting Alpha Test
I have been hot-gluing his hairy fabric shell together all day, and his trapezius muscles are looking good so far. What do you think of the profile? We moved him out of hiding to take on the over-the-fence challenge. Will we break our necks? Let's find out when we try to lift him up… Continue reading King Kong Is Up In Salt Lake City!
Today was a productive day! We got Kong's head basically finalized last night and added to the Empire State Building today. Check out the progress! I snipped out these spire additions from the last styrofoam sheet we got (for free!) and painted them in the darker grey color. This is going to define… Continue reading Newest Updates on DO9’s King Kong Halloween Build
So here's what we're going for with our top-of-the-ESB Kong idea. That, mixed with a bit of Kong from the 20's-era Jack Black rendition of the movie. Let's see where we get with this! Ok, so you have to start somewhere...we blocked in a cardboard base and added some wood so we can attach… Continue reading Building King Kong for the Empire State Building: Halloween 2017