DIY Silverware Organizer

When my sister purchased her first home, I built her a custom golf rack. After noticing her mess of a silverware drawer, I decided to help her out with a little more organization! This silverware organizer was built out of 3/4″pine boards with non-slip mats in the trays. Plans for …

Retaining Wall

The area behind the third stall garage always seemed.. lacking. What better way to spruce it up then a back breaking retaining wall! Here you can see how the area looked before the wall went up. Most of this started with me wanting a place to store my compost tumbler …

Mirror Shelf with Hooks

The laundry/mud room has a large closet, but aside from throwing things on top of the washing machine, there was never a great place to put things like keys, sunglasses, etc. This was the inspiration for the project, minus the rustic look. It was selling at Pier 1 for an …

Headboard for a King Guest Bed

Now that I had built the nightstands for one of the guest rooms, it was time for a headboard for the king bed. I based my plans off of Jon Peters design found here. I’m a big fan of his work found on his YouTube channel, a lot of the skills I’ve learned …

Brick Edging Under a Deck

Here’s how the brick edging project looks after the grass has grown in and the plants in place. I didn’t get a great “before” picture, but this will have to do. The area the arrow is pointing at was originally overgrown with grass at the time of this photo. Digging …

Pantry Drawers in a Standard Cabinet

The pantry to the side of the fridge has five shelves on the lower half, five on the upper half. The shelves are 2 feet deep, which causes quite a bit of wasted space. The solution I came up with was to make four slide out pantry drawers for the …

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. …