How to Fix a Broken Drawer Side with Dovetails Using a Bandsaw

My brother in law texted me one day and asked if I wouldn’t mind taking a look at a broken dresser drawer from his son’s dresser wondering if I’d be able to repair it. Seeing the picture he sent me, I’d asked if it was just coming apart. He said, yep, the drawer side is coming apart and there isn’t much teeth left and that he’d tried fixing it to no avail. All I said was, I’d be willing to try. Continue reading “How to Fix a Broken Drawer Side with Dovetails Using a Bandsaw”

DIY Shelving Unit using 2x4s and Pallet Wood

Making shelves is something I’ve wanted to do for a long time now and I need to make more. I think some basement shelving would be awesome in our short 5’ 5” tall basement. Having a small home is wonderful. It forces us to question everything we bring in to the house. However, we still have too much stuff. We have a back “mudroom” that is pretty much overflow of the kitchen. However, there are plenty of other things we can add to this shelving unit. It just keeps adding up.

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Wooden Lazy Susan Tray Using a Salvaged Table Lamp Piece

Yep, a Lazy Susan utilizing a salvaged lamp piece. There’s nothing more awesome than coming up with unique ways of using items. I mean, you gotta know by now how much we love lamps whether we make them or find them to resell. Whether I find parts of lamps or dismantle them to make something entirely new.

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