Having a welcoming doormat is a great way to make a good first impression when guests come to visit, but some of the ones on the market right now are boring… and expensive. What if you could make your own, with whatever theme you want?
Well, you can! It’s actually really easy and fun. Simply Self Storage put together this tutorial complete with 11 printable stencils to get you started in making your own DIY doormat. Their options range from the traditional “Live Love Laugh” to more
Sometimes, the “small details” are the ones that really make space come to life. Indoors, adding something as simple as crown molding can enhance the looks of many spaces throughout your home.
If you’re the type of person who prefers to take the DIY approach, this guide will help. Just follow these tips and you’ll be installing crown molding like a pro.
This guide teaches you how to install crown molding in a typical four-wall room. Keep in mind, you may need to modify some steps
P&N spade bits are generally used for making holes in objects made of wood and also used for drilling and boring in wood. Use of these bits tends to produce splintering as they emerge from a piece of work they are applied on. Woodworkers try to avoid such splintering by finishing off the hole and smoothing it out from the opposite side of the wood piece. Spade bits are generally flat in shape with a centering piece and two sharp cutters. Sometimes these cutters are additionally equipped with
It can be absolutely devastating breaking your favorite ceramic dish or vase, especially if it was vintage or a family heirloom. But before you throw out your dish, look to kintsugi, a centuries-old Japanese art of repairing broken dishes with gold. While of course you likely won't use real gold, the thought behind kintsugi is to transform something broken and appreciate it for its new beauty as a broken object. The cracks are filled with the gold to acknowledge this beauty and transform the
Woodworking is a great and wholesome hobby that you can get into with your children. This hobby can help teach kids how to work with their hands while also encouraging problem solving and creativity.
Kids can begin helping at an early age with easy and adult supervised DIY projects. Even if they are too young to work with tools, have your kids help paint the wood with stain or a finish. Try out these four DIY easy projects to jumpstart you and your kids into woodworking.