New furniture can be expensive and inexpensive furniture is often made of particleboard. So when we were looking for a new endtable, I decided I would need to get creative and build on myself. I really like these solid pine, pre-glued panels available in large home improvement centers.
I like nothing more than being able to make something that looks both complicated and expensive out of inexpensive materials — such as 1″ x 2″ strips of common pine. I started my wall art project by making a simple frame to fill a section of wall in our family room.
I then began
The holidays are a time for pictures, and for those special handmade gifts that people cherish for years. So, why not combine the two?
Large commercial frames, however, are expensive, and cutting the notch in the back of each board requires a table saw or router. But I have found
You may recall that I recently transformed a discarded 1990s microwave cart into this rolling serving center. However, each time I looked at the inside of the doors all I could see was the opportunity to add a pair of shelves to them.
So, I picked up some half-inch thick oak boards