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organize those messy kitchen drawers for kitchen design, organizing, storage ideas, woodworking projects

You might want to rethink your kitchen backsplash when you see what this homeowner did!

You might want to rethink your kitchen backsplash when you see what this homeowner did!

This is a basic design you can get online. With a few changes of our own. With 2 x 4 s and 2 x 5.5 that we had on hand we began construction. Every thing was cu…

This is a basic design you can get online. With a few changes of our own. With 2 x 4 s and 2 x 5.5 that we had on hand we began construction. Every thing was cu…

Replace Missing Wood: Finish the Epoxy - After the epoxy hardens completely, which usually takes a few hours, you can sand and stain the repair. Kevin sticks self-adhesive sandpaper to tongue depressors or craft sticks to make precision sanding blocks. You can also use spray adhesive or even plain wood glue to attach the sandpaper. Sand carefully to avoid removing the surrounding finish.Blend the repair into the surrounding veneer by painting on gel stain to match the color and pattern of…

Replace Missing Wood: Finish the Epoxy - After the epoxy hardens completely, which usually takes a few hours, you can sand and stain the repair. Kevin sticks self-adhesive sandpaper to tongue depressors or craft sticks to make precision sanding blocks. You can also use spray adhesive or even plain wood glue to attach the sandpaper. Sand carefully to avoid removing the surrounding finish.Blend the repair into the surrounding veneer by painting on gel stain to match the color and pattern of…

Hand Screws to the Rescue - When I started woodworking, I thought hand screw clamps were old-fashioned school-shop tools, not something any modern woodworker would use. Boy, was I wrong. Sure, fast-action metal clamps are better for most jobs, but for anything out of the ordinary, reach for a couple of hand screws. Why? First, the jaws can clamp tapered parts or parts that aren’t parallel. And second, because they’re made from wood, you can cut them, drill them and screw stuff to them.Here’s…

Hand Screws to the Rescue - When I started woodworking, I thought hand screw clamps were old-fashioned school-shop tools, not something any modern woodworker would use. Boy, was I wrong. Sure, fast-action metal clamps are better for most jobs, but for anything out of the ordinary, reach for a couple of hand screws. Why? First, the jaws can clamp tapered parts or parts that aren’t parallel. And second, because they’re made from wood, you can cut them, drill them and screw stuff to them.Here’s…

Two Essential Saw Cutting Guides - Make furniture-quality cuts with a circular saw with these inexpensive DIY saw guides. Make both from medium-density fiberboard in just a few hours, then use them for years.Learn about the two essential saw cutting guides.Learn about the two essential saw cutting guides.

Two Essential Saw Cutting Guides - Make furniture-quality cuts with a circular saw with these inexpensive DIY saw guides. Make both from medium-density fiberboard in just a few hours, then use them for years.Learn about the two essential saw cutting guides.Learn about the two essential saw cutting guides.

Fix 90 percent of clothes washer breakdowns with these four easy fixes—including filling and draining problems, grinding noises and a failure to spin. You'll avoid the $80 - $150 service call.

Fix 90 percent of clothes washer breakdowns with these four easy fixes—including filling and draining problems, grinding noises and a failure to spin. You'll avoid the $80 - $150 service call.