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 …

Stool from Scrap Wood for the Shop

Often times when working on smaller projects or tedious tasks I find myself standing, hunched over my benches in an uncomfortable position. I decided I needed a stool. I found some ideas online and settled on this design, using some scrap wood and a $3 piece of 1×3. The design …