DIY Wood Storage Crate

DIY Wood Storage Crate
We needed a place to store a bunch of blankets and extra pillows in the family room. I looked into getting one of those big trunks that kids take to college but a good one would cost like $200. So as usual, it was time to DIY something for much cheaper. This is how I ...

DIY Coffee Table With Storage

DIY Coffee Table With Storage
Some of my favorite projects to work on involve making furniture. I’m not even close to being an expert at it but I’m always willing to give something a try. And there are so many great design ideas out there on Pinterest or the woodworking forums. It’s pretty easy to get a good set of ...

DIY Concrete Fire Table

DIY Concrete Fire Table
This year we finally hired a lawn service. I’ve been doing all the yard work myself for the past 18 years in this house but that was getting old (and I’m getting old too). Plus I imagined what else I could be doing with my time if I wasn’t spending 4-6 hours every weekend on ...

Soma Cube

Soma Cube
Soma Cube When I’m not working on a DIY project or I somehow get a few hours of free time, I like to build stuff. Working on an interesting project can often be a puzzle in itself. But this woodworking project is literally a puzzle. It’s called a Soma Cube. it’s a puzzle where the idea ...

Starting Tomato Seeds Indoors

Starting Tomato Seeds Indoors
Did you see the news about the blizzard on the East Coast recently?  Here in New Jersey we had our biggest snow storm of the year. About a foot of snow with a nice inch of freezing rain on top to make the whole thing a delightful treat to shovel. And now today, the town ...

Entrance Makeover 

Entrance Makeover 
I’m a big fan of a lot of home decorating blogs. I like when they do a room makeover and there’s lots of before and after pictures. Those are always pretty fun. So I thought why not give it a try. I’m already doing a lot of DIY projects. Why not pick a spot in ...