This is a post I have been thinking about off and on for a while. I just finished up the foot pedal part of it tonight and thought this would be a great time to document the whole project. I certainly did not invent this design. I referenced some that friends of mine have built, […]
The wife asked me a while back for a frame to hold laundry bags, instead of using the baskets we do now. I have yet to make the frame but today I sewed the bags. I traded for a few yards of canvas duck material last year. I had been waiting to find a use […]
Well I realized, that I have been lazy with blog updates, I have been posting most of the little projects on Facebook. I suppose that happens when they are not big projects. Those are pretty much done for the year. So here is what has happened in the last month or so. Tons of sushi.
This weekend was cabinet weekend. I have built 10 cabinets this past week. I really enjoyed the project, the total cost was about $200 in materials. All of the cabinets were built out of 12″ wide pine boards. These were also my project using pocket screw joinery. A popular name brand for this tool is […]
Got a bunch of stuff knocked off the list this weekend. Lots of futzing, drinking and working. I learned how to build face frame cabinets. I built these two for by my desk to learn the process and work out some bugs. They turned out really nice. It was my first time using pocket hole […]
To quote the Starks of Winterfell, “Winter is coming.” That is for sure, a few small snowfalls have us preparing for the inevitable large snow occurrence that will happen in the near future. We really finished cleaning the yard this time, I put on the last 6 shingles on the shed, and we putzed about […]