I have friends who just moved into a new house in Cleveland, so I thought a special house-warming gift would be in order. For me, that means a stop by my local craft store, where I picked up a few items.
My wife Leigh Ann loves to cook, and to use fresh herbs when she does. Unfortunately, her garden is several yards away from our house, so I thought I would devise a way we could have pots of herbs growing right outside our kitchen door. I started with three, thin six-inch wide oak
While it may not look so bad from a distance, this 1950s maple mirror had originally been finished with lacquer, a popular finish for mid-century furniture. Unfortunately, this early version of lacquer tended to develop tiny cracks and blemishes over time. Fortunately for us, they
I saw this fifteen-inch, unfinished table top at my local home improvement center and it occurred to me that by drilling a hole in the center, I could transform it into a unique clock.
Before I put my drill away, I used it to cut away enough wood on the back for my battery-powered