MODULAR KING SIZE BED

We needed a bed, but we wanted one that’s made out of real wood, and we wanted it to look a little more unique. That’s where the Modular idea came about. Let me show you how I did it. I’ve attached a video below to show how I built it along with some Spark Notes […]

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BUILT-IN ENTERTAINMENT CENTER

Our family room has an impressive, yet empty 20 foot tall wall where our TV hangs. There is not enough furniture that we can buy to make that wall feel perfect, so the mission was to build an entertainment center. I’ve attached a video and written down Spark Notes to help you along the way. […]

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RECLAIMED DINING TABLE

Everyone loves the classic Emerson West Elm Dining table, but who has the $1,500 to cough up for a table like that. So instead of soaking in the unlikely, why not just build it. When we moved into our house, the deck that was there had not been cared for in 15 years. So after […]

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BOSCH GLL 2 Self Leveling Cross-Line Laser

One thing that takes a lot of time is setting straight, leveled lines when it comes to hanging or setting measurements on the wall. I’ve experienced the frustration with hanging cabinets, shelves, setting tile, adding board and batten. I’ve always seen the laser apparatuses, but this time I’m especially excited about actually trying one out. […]

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DIABLO Bi-Metal Hole Saw Set (9-Piece)

DIABLO General Purpose Bi-Metal Hole Saw Set (9-Piece) Diablo tools has been my brand of choice for cutters around my workshop from table saw to reciprocating blades. They’ve made me a returning customer time and time again after proving their excellent cutting, as well as affordable prices. So when I got my hands on the […]

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RIDGID GEN5X 18-Volt DUAL POWER CANNON LIGHT

There’s a reason they call this thing the “Cannon”. It packs such a large punch. I never thought I’d feel empowered holding a flashlight, but I can’t deny how impressive this thing is. Okay so first impressions: This light weighs 6 pounds without the battery. Every ounce is solid. I’ve had lights that felt weak […]

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MAKITA 18-Volt x2 LXT LITHIUM-ION BRUSHLESS ANGLE GRINDER

If you do any kind of metal work, you’ll know how valuable a good angle grinder is. Let’s imagine you work in an area where you can’t haul an extension cord, but you still need the power of a tradition angle grinder. Well, mystery solved, you got the MAKITA 18v x2 Brushless 7″ cut-off/angle grinder […]

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Milwaukee Hex Impact Driver kit

It’s so interesting how different each name-brand impact driver can feel and sound when the trigger is pressed. The Milwaukee Hex Impact Driver was sent to me and I was excited to get my hands on it since they’ve been all over the internet and I’ve been very curious to get a feel for it. […]

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DEWALT 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion Cordless 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw with Brake

I’ll be the first to say that I don’t like the battery powered skill saws. They aways bog down mid-cut. Now that’s what I use to think, until I got my hands of Dewalt’s new DEWALT 20-Volt MAX Lithium-Ion Cordless 7-1/4 in. Circular Saw with Brake. Model DCS570 http://www.anrdoezrs.net/click-8315592-10368321?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.homedepot.com%2Fp%2FDEWALT-20-Volt-MAX-Lithium-Ion-7-1-4-in-Cordless-Circular-Saw-with-Bonus-20-Volt-MAX-Lithium-Ion-Premium-Battery-Pack-DCS570P1W5B%2F302557623&cjsku=302557623 One thing I learned about the […]

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Upgrading your Appliances at The Home Depot

Almost every homeowner has to face one of the biggest decisions of their house ownership life: buying appliances. That time has finally come for us. The time to make the commitment to choose what appliances we want in our home for the next few decades. Wow, if that doesn’t scare you, good. If it does […]

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Floating Hardwood Flooring Desk

Wood is wood, no matter how you look at it. You can’t be picky. That’s why I took up this project. You see, recently I was approached by a local hardwood flooring guy named Anton Boyarchuck. He said he had a few random bundles of wood that were left over from a job he did. […]

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Geometric Planter

One of my favorite designs (and that is very popular right now) is geometric anything. It’s clean, modern, has great lines, and it works perfectly with the mid-century modern look. So for me it’s a win. My wife was the one that challenged me to attempt to make a geometric planter, and I’m glad she […]

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Makita 18-Volt LXT Cordless 23-Gauge Pin Nailer

Once again, Makita has come out with something that is so at the peak of its game, it reminds us who really runs the show here. For once, I’m no longer looking at air compressor powered tools. Here is why I love the 18-Volt LXT Cordless 23-Gauge Pin Nailer. SIZE. First things first, the compact […]

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DIY Retro Docking Station

It’s been years since I had an actual alarm clock on my nightstand. My phone does it all for me now. That is what made me come up with this retro docking station design for my nightstand. It is simple and sleek, and perfect for a “new age” alarm clock. Make sure you check out […]

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Ryobi ONE+ONE Brushless 36V Dual-Bevel Sliding Miter Saw

http://www.mr-buildit.com/ryobi-oneone-brushless-36v-dual-bevel-sliding-miter-saw/ Let’s be honest, as weekend warriors and DIYers, we need our tools to be ready for setup and teardown, since we might not have the permanent room in our garage/storage shed. That’s where the all new RYOBI ONE+ONE Brushless Dual-Bevel 10″ Sliding Miter saw comes in as a perfect solution to the minimal work […]

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Husky 52″ Tool Chest & Cabinet

http://www.mr-buildit.com/husky-52-tool-chest-cabinet/ When it comes to tool storage, it is every shop owner’s dream to own a big heavy duty tool chest/cabinet. Unfortunately the majority of these tool boxes cost anywhere between $1,500 and $10,000, and so only 1% of the people actually end up getting one. Well, that is not the case anymore, thanks to […]

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Amphitheater Style Patio Deck

Summer is here and it’s time to live in our backyards. We recently bought a home to remodel and plant our feet in for a while. After making the interior look the way we always wanted, it was now time to tear down the old existing patio deck that was poorly constructed and falling apart […]

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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 on what we wanted instead. Because the fireplace isn’t the main focal point […]

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June 9, 2017

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 woodworking. After we sold the house and got a new house that had […]

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June 7, 2017

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 to accomplish the task. This is where the new 22 inch HUSKY Connect […]

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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 for a good price, you stuck gold. Installing the flooring […]

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May 29, 2017

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 the most popular tile patterns ranging from backsplash to floor tile. […]

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May 22, 2017

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Dewalt 20V/60V Bluetooth Radio/ Charger

http://www.mr-buildit.com/dewalt-20v60v-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 know there are many other job site chargers out there, but let me share […]

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May 15, 2017

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 colored and very dated oak cabinets that have what’s almost a […]

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April 11, 2017

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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 have developed the skill by learning from others on the […]

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March 31, 2017

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. Introducing the Ridgid/Festool Dust Collection Mod.

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January 22, 2017

MAKING A KNIFE OUT OF SAW BLADE

I had a few old blades laying around my workshop and I finally had the perfect project idea to re-purpose it. I’ve heard of people making knives out of them, but I wanted to see it for myself. Attached is a video to show you how I made it along with spark notes to help […]

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DeWalt 20V MAX Lithium-Ion Cordless (6 Piece) Tool

A good cordless tool set is critical for any man or woman who rolls up their sleeves on the regular bases. I’ve used cordless tools that are well under powered and I’ve used cordless tools that are strong enough but are just so bulky that it doesn’t make any sense to consider it convenient. Here […]

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MODERN REMOTE CONTROL BANDSAW BOX

Bandsaw boxes are beautifully crafted and intricate designed pieces of art. The problem comes in when it’s time to display the traditional Bandsaw Box in a modern decor inspired living space. That’s where i was inspired to create a box that my wife would proudly displace on the coffee table. I’ve attached a Step-By-step Video […]

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