woodworking

Upcycled: Cedar Wood Tray (tutorial)

by ilene on February 23, 2011 · 2 comments

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I had a very productive long weekend.  Along with celebrating our 6 month wedding anniversary, Jeff and I cleaned and de-cluttered the house.  And I made this cedar serving tray out of old materials I had lying around.   The best part about this tray is I was able to put it together with NO […]

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The Bench.

by ilene on February 15, 2011 · 7 comments

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  One day, I came home from work and declared “I’m going to build a bench.”  It took a lot of self restraint for Jeff not to laugh at me. To his credit, I would’ve thought I was nutso, too.  This pink-wearing, manicure-loving, 5’2″, self-professed “girlie girl” never picked up a power tool before.   Instead […]

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