Tag Archives: woodworking

Quick no Plan Project: Beer Can Carrier

Last weekend while Kristen was sanding a new project and I had little to do. Sure I could have helped. But why not whip together a quick project while she did all the boring work? I have seen many beer/can carriers on the internet and decided to give it a try myself. I started by measuring a...
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Lazy DIY’er

I feel like I haven't accomplished a darn thing in the last few weeks. I have been working, albeit slowly. Summer finally kicked in, and we've been sweltering the last week.  When it comes to working in a blisteringly hot garage with no windows, or sitting on the deck with a daiquiri....well you can guess...
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Fixing Your Mistakes

Making a mistake sucks. I usually try to research the heck out of a task, and measure twice cut once et al. However sometimes you just screw the pooch, no matter what prep you did. Some mistakes are easier to fix than others. Removing stain off a table top is not one of them. If...
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Staining Fail

Saturday a load of lumber was purchased from the lumber yard, and trip was made to the hardware store for supplies. Sunday was spent cutting, gluing, screwing, sanding and culminated with applying the first coat of stain on our current project. I let the stain soak in, then wiped it off. This is what I saw: [caption...
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