Blog Posts - Woodworking



Our Built In Bench Beneath the Stairs: Blending Old and New

One of the most difficult aspects of renovating an old home is to ensure your alterations are not only functional and attractive, but are in keeping with the character of the house. The hallway on the day we moved inAnyone who has renovated a home...
by Old Town Home on Dec 2, 2016

Lulu's Live TV Debut, Old Home Enthusiasts, and Some Project Progress

Slow and steady progress across multiple major projects feels quite nice!But before we get to our "tortoise and hare" style of renovating, we have a few fun things to update you on this week, including a live TV morning show debut! First off, last Fr...
by Old Town Home on Sep 2, 2016

How to Hide Cords with a Wooden Sign

Let’s face it, laundry rooms are nothing glamorous. It’s where we fold socks and underwear. Not exactly the most exciting thing in the universe right? But that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy that space either! One of my biggest o...
by Cherished Bliss on Aug 29, 2016

Build an Easy and Awesome Crate

Free DIY Woodworking Plans for a Plywood Multi-Use Crate Looking for a quick and easy weekend project? I’ve got just...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 26, 2016

Build a Vintage Style Desk

DIY Plans to Build a Vintage Style Desk Back to School is just around the corner, so why not build...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 23, 2016

A Fabulous Knock-Off Organizer

DIY Knock-Off Wood Wall Organizer I spotted this organizer in a catalog and thought it would be a great piece...
by Designs by Studio C on Aug 22, 2016

DIY Leather Door Wedge

photo by homemadebycarmona.com Do you use an old rubber door stop that you use to keep a few doors in your home from slamming shut? This type of item is found in lots of homes. If you want to... Visit my website for full links, other content, a...
by Find My DIY on Aug 13, 2016

Scooby Doo Style Hidden Panels in Our Bead Board Bench

Today we're really excited to share a good amount of progress on our salvaged bead board storage bench!Yep, that's right, we're starting to actually get stuff done...who knew that was possible with our projects?Our last updated we gave you a glimpse...
by Old Town Home on Aug 9, 2016

Industrial Kids Bookshelf Free Plans + Giveaway

A HUGE thank you to Ryobi for sponsoring this post. Their totally awesome tools truly rock my world! This post also contains some affiliate links which help support this blog. Thanks for your continued support! Get the free plans to build this DIY K...
by Cherished Bliss on Aug 1, 2016

How to Build DIY Industrial Pipe Shelves

Learn how to Build these Easy DIY Industrial Pipe Shelves. Complete with instructions this tutorial will guide you through step by step on recreating these industrial farmhouse style shelves. Our bathroom remodel might be one of the biggest transform...
by Cherished Bliss on Jul 25, 2016

Creating Bench Storage from Salvaged Beadboard

At the beginning of April we filled you in on our plans to disguise the new HVAC intake under our beautiful main staircase.If you were reading you may have missed this post since it was below our April Fool's post and you had already closed your brow...
by Old Town Home on Jul 22, 2016

DIY Bottle Opener

photo by shanty-2-chic.com Do you like finding ways to use scrap wood left over from previous projects? There are many ideas for you to try depending on what you want or might need. If you use a... Visit my website for full links, other content...
by Find My DIY on Jul 19, 2016

Using Marine Waterlox to Refinish Our Outdoor Dining Table

"Just because something doesn't look quite the way you want doesn't mean you have to live with it."This should be a DIY mantra of some sort, perhaps tattooed across a self respecting handy person's calf or shoulder blade. I can see it now, there's no...
by Old Town Home on Jul 15, 2016

DIY Hammock Stand

photo by herecomesthesunblog.net Do you like the idea of relaxing in a hammock in your backyard, but fo not have a way to hang it? You have various options to consider depending on what you... Visit my website for full links, other content, an...
by Find My DIY on Jul 9, 2016

DIY Blanket Ladder Free Plans

Learn how to make a DIY Blanket Ladder. With this simple tutorial and only 3 basic tools you can save space while neatly storing your blankets.  Remember how I said I had a few projects left from our old house? Well today I’m going to knock o...
by Cherished Bliss on Jul 8, 2016

DIY Outdoor Coffee Table

photo by littlefreemonkeys.com Do you have some scrap wood you would like to use for a project, like an outdoor table? There are lots of table designs you can use depending on the size. If you... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jul 5, 2016

Cabinet Beginnings

One of the main ways we are saving huge amounts of money on the kitchen is by building our own cabinets. Way back when Adam and I were dating (as teenagers about 14 years ago) his family ran a custom cabinet shop. They built the cabinets themselves,...
by Domestic Imperfection on Jun 30, 2016

Build A Simple Outdoor Bench

photo by lovegrowswild.com Do you have an outdoor table or may be thinking about building one, but also want suitable seating? Plastic chairs are not exactly ideal for an outdoor table. A bench... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jun 30, 2016

DIY Outdoor Table

photo by shanty-2-chic.com Are you planning a big outdoor party or get together at your home, but need an extra table to use in the backyard? One solution is to buy a plastic folding table, but... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jun 29, 2016

Pottery Barn Knockoff Nightstand

photo by thesummeryumbrella.com Do you like the look of bedroom accessories like a nightstand at stores like Pottery Barn? Well, there is a way for you to have one without having to spend a lot... Visit my website for full links, other content,...
by Find My DIY on Jun 25, 2016


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