If you can peel your eyes from that yummy Baguette and Brie, you’ll notice the shapely cutting board beneath it. It was made completely by hand, and it is easy enough for you to do to. Centsational Girl shows how to bust out your DIY skills, along with a jig-saw and some mineral oil, to make a simple-yet-necessary addition to the kitchen. The natural wood is so much more attractive than my questionable plastic number I’m rockin’ in my kitchen. Continue Reading
Aside from my family, my favorite things in life are my camera, my sewing machines, and my beloved power tools. If there’s ever a doubt about what to buy a DIY Girl, at least one of these tools should keep her happy and busy for a couple of days.
These are just the tools I have right now. I’m not promoting any specific brand.
First up, Portable drill. You can’t say enough about a good, heavy duty portable drill, lots of drill bits and an extra battery. Continue Reading
I try to keep up with Instructables, but with so much user submitted content, it doesn’t always keep your attention. If I see one more “How to Hack a Coke Machine” or “How to Make a Notepasser Out of a Ballpoint Pen”….
And sometimes, there’s some terrifically clever people posting some great stuff. This morning, user BarnabyGunning (I hope that’s his real name) offered an awesome tutorial on making two tables from one sheet of 4’x8′ plywood (or one from a 4×4′, I presume). Continue Reading