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  • Make a Growth Chart of Kids

    Projects March 10, 2016 Sonia

    By Matt Weber               I made a growth chart for our son to impress him with how tall he gets, or depress him with how short he stays. It’s basically an oak board that looks like a giant yardstick and is used to decorate a wall. This is a neat and easy project if […]

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  • Build Your Own Fence

    Construction How-To, Fencing, Projects March 2, 2016 Sonia

                    A fence can add a lot to a landscape. A fence can divide property lines, boost home equity, add to the outdoor décor and safely contain animals. When it comes to constructing a fence, you have a lot of options to consider for materials and design. Fence materials range from metal and […]

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  • Big Job for a Little Wagon

    Landscaping, Outdoor Living, Projects February 16, 2016 Sonia

    By Walt Steele Wilda Watson can tell you exactly how many Pine Hall Brick Company standard clay pavers it takes to fill a 1990s-vintage Little Tikes toy wagon. Eighteen. In October, Wilda hauled her last load of 18 pavers in that wagon, taking them from the spot where they were delivered and pulling them close to where her husband, Matthew […]

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  • Reconstructing a Roof

    Construction How-To, Projects, Repairs, Roofing February 9, 2016 Sonia

                  A Project for the Pros By Matt Weber Our mission at Extreme How-To is to cover professional-grade home improvement projects for the do-it-yourselfer—but we have our exceptions. Roof construction, for example, is definitely a job for a professional, and it takes a professional many years of experience on the job to become a […]

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