Cabinets are usually the most prominent feature of a kitchen and greatly determine the room’s overall décor. Peeling paint, nicks and scratches, or a dull, dirty finish can plague older cabinets and really sap the pizzazz out of the living space. On the other hand, a fresh coat of paint can do wonders for cabinets and breathe new […]
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 […]
If there is one room in the home that benefits the most from organization, it’s the kitchen. That’s where the most work is done in my house. My dad ran a custom cabinet shop for 20 years and he was always building in customized kitchen organizers. Pop-up mixer shelves, hand-made shelves that rolled out on heavy-duty drawer slides and […]
Enhance a bedroom by creating custom built-in closets from stock cabinets.
Getting Drawers Back on Track
Get organized with homemade tool shelves.
Garages, woodshops and workshops are perennially starved for space and organization—and mine is one of them. It’s forever jam-packed with tools, materials and work surfaces that collect clutter. While having a mother lode of tools for woodworking, home improvement and contracting are key to getting the job done for me—or for running a profitable, efficient contracting business for that matter—you […]
Choosing and Using Today’s Miter Saws
Knee-deep in books? Get organized by constructing your own home library.