Category Archives: Flea Market

An Antique Crate For Pet Toys

My wife Leigh Ann has her veterinary practice in a restored 1920s house, so when I spotted this antique beverage crate in a flea market, I knew it would be perfect for the pet toys she keeps in her waiting room.

After vacuuming out the cobwebs and dirt, I brushed on a coat of Minwax®
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Organizing Your Collection of Clamps

You can never have too many clamps, but keeping them organized and easy to reach can be a challenge. I find inexpensive used clamps at yard sales and flea markets. My method is to mount them on a board I attached to one end of my workbench with a few wood screws. Now whenever I need
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Stained Glass Artistry

Years ago I got talked into buying an empty lot on a lake, and ended up taking two years to build us a small house on it. I had some regrets back then, but not today. One reason why – I love hitting up the flea markets looking for lake-themed cast-offs, like my most recent find, this
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