A step-by-step guide to making multipurpose wooden housing for external hard drives (or similar equipment) with a filing tray on top. It's designed to protect equipment on the desk (and to stop the cat from knocking them over every time she jumps up to get to the windowsill).
Built for the birds, this interesting birdhouse design has three separate units and has fledged several families of bluebirds and wrens. A few repurposed and salvaged bits add whimsy and transform a basic birdhouse into a unique piece of yard art.
Follow this simple step-by-step guide and make a cable management trough from recycled wood. It's designed for easy and versatile use, and it fits on the back wall beneath your computer desktop (to keep all the cables off the floor under the desk).
Join me in this simple task of retrofitting two additional shelves to an existing built-in DVD/Blu-ray storage unit, closely matching the existing hewed wood effect (medieval style) and wood stain colour of the existing shelving unit.
Learn how to turn a dining table into a sewing table with this guide. It's not just another oak dining table renovation and repurposing project: I also show my experimental approach, as I explored various options (while thinking out of the box) to meet specific criteria to a satisfactory level.
Building your own guitar pedal board doesn't have to be complicated or expensive. This simple rack is easy to make, built sturdy to take abuse, and it keeps your stomp boxes organized with the cables tucked neatly underneath. The size can be adjusted to fit your specific needs. And it looks good!
As winter approaches, birds seek shelter from the cold. A roosting box provides protection from the harsh winter weather and allows several birds to huddle together to conserve energy by sharing body warmth.
This unique birdhouse is handcrafted from rustic barn wood and repurposed pine. Made for the birds, the birdhouse will make a great home for a variety of cavity-nesting birds, including chickadees and wrens.
Turning pieces of driftwood into sculpture is fun, challenging, and rewarding. Half the fun is finding driftwood while walking along the Humarock Beach. The other half is fitting the pieces together to create a driftwood whale sculpture.
Bespoke design and build of an adjustable wooden stand for use with wildlife camera mounting arms, for easy and flexible use in the back garden; built from durable scrap wood and designed for potential multi-purposing as a garden table.
Step-by-step instructions for building an interesting multi-unit birdhouse with three separate nest boxes. Built for the birds, this design has fledged several families of bluebirds and wrens. A few repurposed and salvaged bits add character and whimsy, transforming a basic birdhouse into folk art.
Watch as the birds build their nest, lay eggs, and raise their babies. Step-by-step instructions make it easy to build a hanging birdhouse with a clear plastic window to see inside the nesting box.
Turn a vintage sewing machine stand into an interesting and useful table. I purchased the base for $10 and made the top from pieces of salvaged lumber (free!).
The clock will function properly as long as you install the clock kit directly in the center of whatever shape you choose—oval, maybe? To hang the clock, I ended up just nailing a small nail into our wall and using the top 1×2 piece that connects the slats together to hang it.
DIY plans with photos and step-by-step instructions for building a robin nesting shelf.
This simple bird feeder for holding suet cakes is easy to make. The extended tail prop makes it easy for woodpeckers to balance while feasting on the suet.
How to upcycle a folding table, and use other recycled wood to make a wooden box to protect an overlocker (serger) sewing machine.
In this article, I will share with you three different ways to build a silk-screen printing station.
Transform your yard into a creepy Halloween graveyard with fake tombstones and clever epitaphs. Here are ideas for funny R.I.P. names and spooky tombstone sayings, plus easy instructions for making your own tombstones.
Art starts with persistent passion and a vision...so strong, that it just won’t let you go. The Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland Project became just that for me, and, still is. This account is about
Step-by-step instructions with photos for building a stylish bluebird birdhouse that the birds will actually use. Adding a few extra details adds character and makes your birdhouse unique.
Design concept and step by step guide to make bespoke spice rack, with paper towel holder, from solid oak tongue and groove floorboards.
Unique ideas with plans for making decorative birdhouses using old license plates. These are functional birdhouses that birds will actually use to raise their families.
How-to guide of making a solid oak cabinet for the living room on a low budget, from reclaimed timber and floorboards that matches the general style and dimensions of existing oak furniture.
Build a platform bird feeder that is designed to look like a rustic country store.
This crafty patriotic flag makes a cheerful decoration to honor our service people and celebrate the summer holidays. With the addition of floral blooms, this sign can welcome visitors all year long!