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Building King Kong for the Empire State Building: Halloween 2017

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

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Halloween 2017 Progress

So, does anyone know what the theme is yet this year? Leave your guess in the comments! We're all done building with wood, or at least for the main structure. Now we need a spire!   I asked my neighbors Johnny and Elva (who run the bike business, "The Bike Lady") for some old bent… Continue reading Halloween 2017 Progress

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Halloween is coming…

Here is where we're beginning this year! Just using 2x4s to build upward and gain some height. Any guesses so far? This sucker is pretty tall; about 20' up from the lawn. Getting there... Sturdy enough to stand on, so that's good! See our related posts below for previous years! This one will be the… Continue reading Halloween is coming…

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Floating Shelf Hanging Instructions

If you have purchased one of our floating shelves, here is a PDF with the instructions on how to hang it in your living space. Make sure to choose the correct link, either for your plastic anchors or metal anchors. Metal Anchor Floating Shelf Instructions Floating Shelf Hanging Instructions for Plastic Anchors Please feel free… Continue reading Floating Shelf Hanging Instructions

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DesignsOn9th’s Etsy Shop Now Open!

Come check out our Etsy shop by clicking HERE! See the handcrafted items we have for sale now at Etsy.com! If you need to liven up your living space, browse through our shop items for options and/or ideas for your own projects! Pictured below are just four of our (over) 100 items we have available.… Continue reading DesignsOn9th’s Etsy Shop Now Open!

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Trade Show: DesignsOn9th at “Craft Lake City” 2017!

We had a lot of fun peddling our wares at Craft Lake City this year! It was our first trade show, and we learned a few things as well as sold a bunch of our swag to some great folks! OUR ETSY SHOP IS NOW OPEN, TOO! Visit our shop HERE.   Our display was a… Continue reading Trade Show: DesignsOn9th at “Craft Lake City” 2017!

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How to Build a Frame Loom, Best In Class!

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 complete… Continue reading How to Build a Frame Loom, Best In Class!

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Building A Teardrop Camper

Just a little video I snapped together from some old photos several years back.  Apparently, I didn't take enough photos of the finished product.  Perhaps I was too busy enjoying the outdoors!   If you want to build your own teardrop, just know that it is a lot easier that you probably think it is!… Continue reading Building A Teardrop Camper

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DIY Build Your Own Shower

A totally doable project for the home owner! "Doable," but perhaps not "fast." Watch the video below for an overview, and read on for more detailed direction.   So what we're looking at here is just a set drain pipe and a basic opening for where the shower will go.  The dotted yellow line is… Continue reading DIY Build Your Own Shower

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Build Your Own Rigid Heddle Loom

  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