How to Fix a Loose Door Hinge

Shortly after purchasing my house, I noticed there was an issue with a loose door or two. It appeared that the hollow core MDF doors just were giving way and the screws attached to the hinges were pulling out. This issue would cause the doors to be difficult to shut …

How to Build a Cornhole Set

Last year my Grandparents had the entire family (around 50 people) out to their farm for a get together. I brought my bean bag/cornhole set with and it was a big hit, so I decided to make a couple sets for them to keep out there for the yearly reunion. …

Photo Shelf

This photo shelf was a very last minute project that I decided to do with scrap wood (pine) I had laying around. We were hosting a party and wanted a quick decoration on the wall and somewhere to put a group of photos. This is what I came up with. …

Bathroom Storage Stand

The main floor “powder room” has no cabinets or shelves, meaning no storage. I decided to make a small cabinet with some wicker baskets and a drawer to store some bathroom type items. I designed the piece based on the size of the area it was meant to fill as …

Litter Box Cabinet

The corner of the laundry room seemed like a logical place for a litter box; out of they way and hidden in the corner. The space between the wall and washer is a bit awkward here, just begging for a cabinet, so I built a litter box cabinet! The frustrating …

Raised Garden Beds

I have always liked the clean look of raised garden beds, and after doing some research I found there were a lot of benefits. I decided to design and build two for the corner of my backyard. I started the project out by designing the concept with dimensions in Google SketchUp. …

Golf Rack Housewarming Gift

My sister had mentioned awhile ago that she wanted some type of golf rack to hold her two sets of clubs in her new home. With her house warming party coming up I decided to design and build her one. I browsed around online and got some inspiration. Here’s what …

Shelf for Finishing Supplies

After working on a lot of large and time consuming projects recently, I decided to tackle a project I could knock out in a short afternoon. Currently, I keep half of my finishing supplies (things like polyurethane, wood filler, various clear coats, stains, and paints) in the shop cabinet or …