By Editorial Staff Alot of serious DIY’ers have a second home at their home—that being the garage or workshop. What superficially appears to be a cluttered shelter for tools and materials is, to some, a solitary retreat from a noisy household, to others, a mad scientists’ laboratory for germinating projects yet to come. Whether a skilled carpenter or a […]
Lookin’ Snappy: Snap-Together Garage Floor Tile is quick and Easy to Install.
Here’s a simple weekend project: My workshop needed a sturdy, flat work surface that I could access from all sides without a wall in my way, so I built the rock-solid workbench pictured here. This beefy bench is constructed from 2-by-6’s, 2-by-4’s and 2-by-2’s. I first ripped the rounded edges off the lumber, so each 2-by-4 measured 3 inches, and […]
For your home project headquarters, organization is the key to success.
Get organized with homemade tool shelves.
By Monte Burch A carport, or lean-to shed, attached to an existing building such as a garage, barn, shed or the side of your house can provide economical shelter for vehicles, garden tractors, boats or other equipment. An attached carport is also fairly easy to construct against the side of another building, if you have enough height […]
New flooring and storage products make the garage more versatile than ever.
In late November of 2005, 67-year-old Larry Hambee was on his Motorcycle riding home form his daughter Christy’s automobile business. He had just dropped off a part for one of the cars she was trying to sell. Larry and Christy had a passion for restoring and selling classic autos. Just a quarter of a mile from his home, a green […]
Pole-style construction provides an economical method of building a drive-thru shed, even if the shed is built on a sloping lot.
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