Salvaged King Size Bed

Salvaged King Size Bed

Rummaging through a local antique store, my wife came across two identical king size four poster headboards.  No footboard, and no bed rails.  In this post, I’ll go over how we converted this find into a functional bed.  The first…

Restoring a Double Hung Window

Restoring a Double Hung Window

After doing a complete rebuild of the “worst” window in my house, I moved on to one of the “better” windows.  This smaller 6 over 6 had some rot in the corner of the bottom rail, many coats of old…

Building a double hung window from scratch

Building a double hung window from scratch

One of the biggest problems in our new house is the windows.  All, and I mean ALL, of the windows have been painted shut, caulked over, rotted out, and rendered completely useless in every way imaginable.  Whats most unfortunate is…

Building My Router Table

Building My Router Table

In starting a workshop from ground zero (an empty 1.5 car garage), one of my first projects was constructing a router table.  I wanted something large and sturdy with a nice mobile base.  Commercial units were either too expensive or…