DIY Cutting Board from Scrap Wood

Cutting boards are not only useful, but also look really cute around the kitchen, hanging on a wall, or just leaning on the counter as functional decor. This DIY scrap wood cutting board is a fun, simple variation of the average cutting board and makes a great gift. Get creative shaping the handle and you’ll have a unique design for you or someone else to enjoy!

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DIY Stick-On Mirror Frame

If you are ready to update your dated bathroom but don’t have the money for a full renovation, an easy to make, stick on mirror frame can add the character you’re looking for, without breaking the bank.  Paint it all one color for a sleek look, or distress it for a rustic farmhouse style. In this tutorial I will be showing you two easy ways to create a stick-on frame with minimal effort and no fancy power tools.

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Old Fashioned Student Desk with a Modern Twist

This old fashioned student desk  gives a modern twist to the old student desk. Its compact, one-piece design adds functionality and style to any space. Constructed out of 2″x 2″ lumber and plywood, it is sturdy, yet light weight. Perfect for small spaces! This piece was initially built for a middle school’s theatre set of Thoroughly Modern Millie. We built 16 of them! 

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Bevel vs Miter: What is the Difference?

Whether you are looking to build a simple picture frame or cutting crown molding, understanding the differences between bevel vs miter cuts will take your woodworking to the next level. This tutorial is written for beginner woodworkers looking to understand the difference between these two common cuts, making it possible to read woodworking plans and create beautiful projects. 

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Wainscoting Panels: Getting the look without breaking the bank

If you love the look of wainscoting panels but can’t afford the cost, this post is for you. Using budget-friendly materials can create a look you’ll love until you’re ready for the real thing. This faux wainscoting wall gave this laundry room a much needed facelift. If you like it, read on for step by step instructions on how to create a similar look in your home.

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How to Make an Upholstered Bench

An upholstered bench adds beauty, character, and function to any space. Place it anywhere you need extra seating, or a quick place to tie your shoes, for instant charm. This DIY version is easy and budget friendly. Choose a fabric that matches your décor, personality, and style to make it unique and beautiful.

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Building a Drawer Box the EASY Way

If you are looking for a simple way of building a drawer, look no further. After searching the entire Internet (mild exaggeration) I saw no tutorials out there that were simple enough for me to tackle. By “simple” I mean “for dummies”. Once I start seeing words like rabbet (rabbit?) locks, dove tails, dados, etc…you’ve lost my attention. After hopeless searching I asked myself: How can I build a drawer box using the tools and skills I have NOW?.

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