How to Make a Bench

Bench made from a headboard and end table

The refreshed bench is finally in the house.It's a long story and it goes like this,Justin called and said he was coming home for the weekend.  He loves to work on projects with us.  He wanted to know if we had something in the works.As a matter of fact we do.  From the very first time that I saw this $19 headboard.I knew what I … [Read more...]

A Handcrafted Home

A Handcrafted Home

They don't want what everyone else has.They like originality, they want their home to reflect their personality.They are my daughter and my son-in-law :)This coat rack was made from barn wood.  Collected by Jenni and Jason and re-imagined into this awesome piece.  Jason likes to tell a story about his experience of collecting the wood. … [Read more...]

End table to Night table…

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I had just finished my modern farm table, and was talking to the best daughter in the world.  What can I build next?  She says, you can build me a bedside table!  My mind went to that place where it goes, and I said that's a good idea!  I had just made a run to one of the best little bargain stores in town, also known as Goodwill.  I bought this … [Read more...]

Modern Farm Table

Modern Farm Table

I have been waiting for Manboy to get home from college.  My birthday was in early December and for my gift, he said that we would work on a project together!  Woohoo, I could not wait.  Ana White has a website (http://ana-white.com/), and it's a woodworkers paradise!  I searched the site for several weeks, anticipating his arrival so that we could … [Read more...]