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6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 1 and 2

Week 1 and 2 We decided that Lola will get a play room for her birthday this year; not only for her, but for us, too. We have 1350 square feet of unfinished basement to curate, and we wanted to have an out-of-sight-out-of-mind place for the daily messes to be confined to, so we're starting… Continue reading 6 Week Challenge: Lola’s Enchanted Playroom Week 1 and 2

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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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Curb Appeal Facelift Part 4: Porch Pergola With Mister

How to Build a Pergola We're getting the to the fun part now! Plan out your posts, considering your local codes. Then dig the holes.  It took me a full 8 hour day to get these posts in place because they needed to go down so deep. Throw in 50 billion large rocks, and this… Continue reading Curb Appeal Facelift Part 4: Porch Pergola With Mister

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How To Build A Pedestal Table

...or at least the way I did it in 15 stepsWant to build your own pedestal table? Here is a general guide that will help you on that project! Remember, you don't need excessive woodworking skills to accomplish this; you just need to know a few things and be a little handy. This is going from live… Continue reading How To Build A Pedestal Table

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Bathroom Remodel, Part 2: Tile

    I sheathed the bedroom side of the wall with a 1/2" plywood.  I will still put drywall over it, but I happened to have the plywood and I'm really going to try to deaden the sound as much as possible going through this wall. This will be our baby room later, and I… Continue reading Bathroom Remodel, Part 2: Tile