Posted by wahponywoo2 | Posted in Building Plans, Shed Designs | Posted on 08-01-2014
My very first shop project was in senior high school but it wasn’t a thing of beauty, it got the job done that it was meant for however it could have been constructed better. When I think back at exactly what went wrong I recognize that I was done for before I even began simply because I had a hand sketched plan of what I needed but it wasn’t a specific and concise blueprint. If I had been a journeymen level carpenter it would not have made a big difference simply because I could have finished a masterpiece of design simply because of my expertise. Read the rest of this entry »
There is nothing worse than an ugly bathtub, you can put up a curtain but you know it is still there. Your options are to replace it, which can be costly or if your budget doesn’t allow that you can refinish it. Browse this page for step by step instructions on how to refinish a bathtub complete with a materials list.
You can also go here to learn how to caulk your bathtub like a pro once you have the tub refinished, not only will your bathroom look better it will also add value to your home.
If you are selling your home then this is a must do!
If you have several people that reside in your home and especially if you live in a cooler climate then you are going to have blankets on the couch, chair and anywhere else that they are needed to keep cozy while watching television or reading a book.
Keeping all those blankets organized without your home looking like a frat house is not always easy, so having a place that is designated for them will certainly help. Browse this page for diy blanket ladder rack ideas so you can keep all the blankets neat and tidy and always readily available.
Follow the step by step instruction complete with a materials list, you can copy exact or create your own unique design, you are only limited by your imagination.
For those that like the look and feel of plush leather there is one dreaded drawback and that is the scratches that can happen with rowdy kids or pets. You can cover your leather furniture with blankets but then why bother having the fine leather in the first place if you are going to cover it up.
Fear not there is a way to restore the beauty of your leather, go to this page to learn how to remove scratches from leather and bring back the luster of your fine furniture.
Not all leather is created equal so you will need to qualify the type and quality of yours to determine if you can completely restore it.
Unless you are an entomologist you probably don’t like the idea of creepy spiders having their way with your home. Just the thought can make your skin crawl.
Of course there are shelves of bug spray at the big box stores but if you would prefer a method that would not stink up your house and threaten the life of your pets and children, then perhaps there is an alternative method.
Browse this page to learn how to get rid of spiders naturally and with a pleasant scent, it is not expensive and you may already have what you need at home.
A home without spiders is a happy home!
A miter saw is one of those power tools that you do not use that often (unless you are a pro) but when you need it they are very handy. Some of the projects that are a must for a miter saw are:
Installing crown molding.
Any type of woodworking that requires an angle cut.
The models that have a laser light are even better, most home improvement stores have special offers so the next time you know in advance you will be doing woodworking that requires precision angle cuts watch for a special deal and get your own.
Now that you have one browse this page to learn how to use a miter saw and get started with your woodworking project.
Call me old fashioned but a big old window sill that you can put your whole body in and lean against the window is for me? Today’s construction rarely offers this type of window design that doesn’t mean you can’t have the type of window sill that fits the function of you and your home.
Window sills are a neat little place for knick knacks and pictures, especially in the kids room or social rooms (bars) in the house. Other sills may be weathered or outdated and need a different more modern look. Learn how too replace a window sill and improve the aesthetics and value of your home.
Do not let the title of this article fool you, this isn’t an article on how to replace a door to your home just the decorative framing.
Construction workers yes all doors are installed with a frame! This article talks about the framing design and how to replace it.
Phew, now that we got that out of the way let’s talk about the framing around your doors. Do the door frames need a new look? Do the door frames have absolutely no personality? Do the door frames look like they are from your mom and dad’s home? Here’s how to replace a door frame without replacing the whole door from Thrifty Décor Chick.
Homeowners we all know garage doors, especially the bottom panels of a garage door can take some wear and tear, sometimes they have to be replaced. The good news is you don’t have to call the garage door guys to do repairs, this is a project you can take on-on your own.
Four panel garage door section is found at most lumber yards or box stores. If someone kicked a hole in a garage door panel, garage door professional do not need to called, insurance claims don’t have to be filed and wallets do not have to be emptied. Please just read this step by step instruction on how to replace garage door panels from HGTV.
With this post you will know how to replace a baseboard by following the directions from How To Build It.
The trends in homes are bigger baseboards. A taller baseboard at the bottom of a wall is all the rage in home décor folks and the good news is changing baseboard is a project for all levels of do it yourselfers.
Here’s a challenge, every time you walk into a friend or family members home check out their baseboards. Probably the least cleaned and most overlooked area of everyone’s home. Plus old smaller baseboards seem to collect all the dirt that missed the carpet. Designer baseboards and how to replace baseboard from How to Build it!