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Tips For Your First Time Re-Finishing Hardwood Floors
This last week we decided to rip up our old nasty carpet on the upstairs floor of our house, and refinish the hardwood flooring that was underneath.  We knew there was hardwood floor underneath after we peaked under the carpet in the closet.  What you never know until you take it all out is what kin…
My Grandpa & I Built Our Own Homemade Dining Room Set
We've needed a new dining room set for some time now.  We had a decent table, but mismatched chairs, and it didn't really match any of the other furniture we had.  So we went looking around at furniture stores.  I couldn't believe how much money they charged for particl…
“Do It Yourself” Mentality, Is It Slipping Away?
This is something that kinda bugs me sometimes.  I have something break down at home, I go buy the parts, and I fix it.  Someone will say, "why even mess with it, just call someone to fix it."  Why?  Because there is something special about being able to "do it yourself."  It see…
Turn A Tree Stump Into A Table In An Hour
Have a stump that you can't pull out of the yard for one reason or the other? Here's an idea for you! We didn't want to dig up the yard to get the stump out, and this is near our fire ring, so I decided to make a table. Pretty easy! Tools you'll...