Weekend Projects

Plant It for the Planet

June is National Pollinators Month and June 21-27 is designated as “National Pollinator Week.” Sponsored by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and the U.S Department

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TV Size Upgrade

Over the weekend, I helped my buddy Mitch mount a new 60″ flat screen to the wall. This was a little trickier than it sounds,

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Organize your Workshop

For DIY homeowner to work productively and efficiently, all your necessary tools should be where you need them, when you need them. From easy visibility

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Pipe-bracket Shelves

  This week I made some “industrial style” shelves for my son’s room. The shelf brackets are made from 3/4″ galvanized pipe, floor flanges and

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Pallet Furniture

I had to pick up a new mattress at a local furniture warehouse. While waiting for the workers to load my truck, I noticed the

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Reclaiming Old Wood

  I spent last Friday pulling tongue-and-groove pine off an old house that was built sometime in the 1940s. The house had been used by

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Deck Stain Update

I recently spruced up a pressure-treated deck with the new Transformation Deck & Fence Stain from Sashco. This particular deck has very little shade during

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Before I did this…

It is springtime in Alabama. Forsythia is already blooming, jonquils and crocus are beginning to drop their blooms, but the nights are still cool and

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Copper versus Pex Plumbing

PEX plumbing is being used more frequently in today’s construction, tell us about your experience with it. Have you used it in existing construction or new construction

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Armstrong-Clark’s deck and siding wood stain has nondrying conditioning oils that separate from the drying side of the formula. These oils penetrate deep into the deck or siding wood fiber where the wood’s natural oils used to be. This process rejuvenates the wood. The drying oils stay at the surface, lock in the conditioning oils […]

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