diy, Home Improvement, how to, Uncategorized, Woodworking

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

diy, Home Improvement, how to, Uncategorized, Woodworking, Woodworking Tips

DIY Sawdust Collector

Making an efficient dust collector is not difficult and doesn't even take very long to do! The only thing that you'll really need is a blower motor of some sort.  The one pictured in this post was given to me, but a shop vac motor or even a leaf blower will do just as nice… Continue reading DIY Sawdust Collector

Home Improvement, Uncategorized, Woodworking, Woodworking Tips

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


How to Build a Fireplace Part 1: Structure and Cover

Tera found an electric fireplace built by someone in the blog world that inspired her to direct me to build one too.  I haven't ever built a fireplace, and we're currently broke, so this should be an interesting project.  It will be about like everything else I've never built before; we'll see what happens as… Continue reading How to Build a Fireplace Part 1: Structure and Cover

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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

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Awesome Igloo, Wine, and Miles Davis

IN LOVING MEMORY OF SHANE MIKESELL AND FATTY SQUISH McBUTTERPANTS My good pal Shane has passed away. My memories of this specific event including Shane were a gift to my life, and I only wish that I had taken more photos of us, the igloo, and our good times had inside it. Happy trails in… Continue reading Awesome Igloo, Wine, and Miles Davis