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Hi, I'm Alex!

My passion is to encourage both men and women to learn to build and create with their hands, instead of buying-  You can TOTALLY do it. You just have to roll you sleeves up and build!

BOSTITCH 2.5 Gal air compressor

I got rid of my 12 gallon air compressor and got the 2.5 Gallon. Does that sound crazy or what?! click the link to find out why, You’ll be amazed.

LAGUNA FUSION 1.5HP Table Saw

A Table is the pride and joy of the garage/woodshop. Alot of people ask me why i did not get the SawStop, DELTA or even the Powermatic and got this Laguna instead. Read along to see why.

HOMERIGHT Spray Booth

Tired of getting small dust particles on your project when spraying them? or maybe ruining that beautiful table saw with overspray from the paint job. check out my review of the perfect solution.

Target Bar Stool Makeover

Target Bar Stool Makeover

Me, along with the rest of the world, loves Target. When it came down to bar stools, we couldn’t pass up the deal on the white stools. Now, the only thing that didn’t match our decor is the color/stain of…

Mr. Buildit’s Father’s Day Gift Basket

Mr. Buildit’s Father’s Day Gift Basket

If there’s anything I’ve learned from gift giving, is that if you don’t know what one big thing to buy for someone, you get them a bunch of small things in a gift basket. So this year, why not…

Hidden Wall mount TV cables

Hidden Wall mount TV cables

The glorious big screen TV is mean to be the center on attention,  not your cables the run to it down the wall. Lets see if we can hide them. There are many kits out there ranging from $25-$75, but since this is DIY…

DREMEL 4300 Rotary Tool

DREMEL 4300 Rotary Tool

The Dremel 4300 is the first Dremel rotary tool to allow tool-less and collet-less accessory changes with the inclusion of the three-jaw chuck. The chuck accepts all Dremel accessory shank sizes for fast and convenient accessory changes without ever using a wrench…

Retro-Modern Fireplace

Retro-Modern Fireplace

We recently bought the “long-term home” and the time has come to update the fireplace. I could go on and on about how the original fireplace did not work with our style, so lets just skip all off that and get started…

The Perfect Out-feed Assembly Table

The Perfect Out-feed Assembly Table

We all wish we had endless room in our garage/workshops but we always have to trade off between storage and cars. Let me give you a little backround about my situation. I once had a 20×20 garage that was all devoted to…

18-Volt ONE+ Ryobi Brushless Hammer Drill

18-Volt ONE+ Ryobi Brushless Hammer Drill

Lets Talk Drilling! Not all drills are created equally! There are speed, mode, and adjustment settings that are designed to make your life easier. For example, you want an impact driver mode to help push the screw with plenty of torque while pulling the two…

HUSKY 22 in. Connect Rolling System Tool Box

HUSKY 22 in. Connect Rolling System Tool Box

As some of you already know, we’ve been busy tackling this home renovation. And I will say, there’s nothing more frustrating than knowing you have to make 10 trips back to your truck or workshop to carry the load of tools…

How to Install Laminate Flooring

How to Install Laminate Flooring

One the most attractive, yet financially appealing options for flooring is the Laminate flooring. There are cheap ones and there are expensive one, and they all range by the features. If you can find a batch that is scratch resistant, squeak resistant, and water resistant…

Ryobi ONE+ Palm Router Review

Ryobi ONE+ Palm Router Review

A Palm router is probably the 3rd or 4th most used tool in my arsenal. Number one, two, and three would be the table saw, miter saw, and sander. And then comes the palm router. After all the cutting, the palm router with a round…

Ryobi ONE+ Brushless Belt Sander

Ryobi ONE+ Brushless Belt Sander

When is comes to big jobs like re-doing your hardwood floors or your deck, the everyday random orbital sander is just too small for a job so tough. That’s why the tool of choice is a belt sander. The New Ryobi 18V…

Herringbone Backsplash Tutorial

Herringbone Backsplash Tutorial

When my wife and I were buying a fixer upper home this time around, I told her that she can design the perfect house. One of the things that came with that territory was a very particular tile style called herringbone. Herringbone is one of…

DREMEL Multi-MAX MM45

DREMEL Multi-MAX MM45

Have you ever caught yourself empty handed in a situation where you couldn’t figure out how to cut, grind, or even sand a very tight and awkward section of a project? Well, I have a solution for you. The Dremel Multi-Mix Oscillating…

Dewalt 20V/60V Bluetooth Radio/ Charger

Dewalt 20V/60V Bluetooth Radio/ Charger

I’ve recently began a journey to remodel a home. Working 16 hrs a day on said home gets pretty lonesome and tedious after a while. So that’s why the DeWALT Bluetooth Radio/ Charger came in extra handy for me. Now, I…

DIY Shaker Cabinet Doors

DIY Shaker Cabinet Doors

One of the first things people look at when it comes to remodeling a home is the kitchen. Unless you have brand new cabinets, chances are you have some natural wood color (yellow) cabinets in your home. Or even worse, you have the orange-ish…

Makita Track Saw Review

Makita Track Saw Review

As a disclaimer, I am not paid by Makita and so the following tool review is my own opinion. I, like many other wood workers, have drank what we call the “Green Cool-aide”. What that means is that we tried at least…

DIY Welding 101

DIY Welding 101

5 Tips for Beginner Welders In the world of welding, there are many options to choose from. But just like with any tool out there, there is a more appropriate option for each job. I do not claim to be an expert welder, but I…

How To Change Your Bathroom Faucet

How To Change Your Bathroom Faucet

Remodeling your house and needing to change your bathroom faucet? its so easy, let me show you how…

Texas Holdem Poker Table DIY

Texas Holdem Poker Table DIY

Nothing better than having a custom built poker table to share a great time around with some of your closest guys and gals. This design is sure to make it the center of attention in you game room. follow along and lets get building…

HomeRight Spray Shield

HomeRight Spray Shield

When it comes to DIY, you also gotta LOVE the painting. Unfortunately when it comes to spraying the paint or finish, prep work is the most important step, including preparing the area. Here is my review for the HomeRight Spray shield…

RIDGID/FESTOOL Dust Collection Mod

RIDGID/FESTOOL Dust Collection Mod

After you save up all your pennies and finally buy a festool tool like a Domino or a sander, you then need to save up more pennies for the designated dust collector that cost as much as the tool itself. Here is a cheaper alternative…

Modern Floating Shelves

Modern Floating Shelves

There is nothing better to decorate an empty space on a wall with, than with shelves. In order to achieve a modern look, make floating shelves…

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