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Woodworking Project Part 2

My woodworking project continues. My latest step was to take my block of wood and find a way to get it “stable on the table” so that I could run it through the bandsaw. Once I had a flat enough surface (I trimmed it with an axe to flatten out the one side) I began […]

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The New Kitchen Floor; Plywood Plank Floor

Finally, the kitchen floor update! To cut right to the chase I will say that I put plywood plank floors in our kitchen. Yes, a plywood plank floor.And I have to say, they look and feel incredible. I started by stripping off all the existing flooring – the top layer of crappy looking laminate flooring and […]

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The New Flooring Renovation Project Part 2

I am up to my eyeballs involved in this ever-growing home renovation, home-improvement nightmare job that I’ve taken on and I have not taken the time to sit down at my desk to write anything about it. Yet. I have been taking many photos and once I get this job done, or even get to […]

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The New Flooring Renovation Project

Probably not the smartest thing I have ever done, but with basically two weeks left in my summer break, I decided to install in our living room and dining room the laminate flooring we purchased about two years ago (maybe three years ago). To start, I moved all of our living room and dining room […]

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The Farmhouse Kitchen Table

After many, many years, my farmhouse kitchen table is in use. Last weekend I took it to our cabin, removed the existing kitchen and set up my new homemade farmhouse kitchen table. If you remember, this is a table I created. I actually cut down the tree, milled the logs into lumber, and then let […]

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My Farmhouse Kitchen Table Continues

I’ve made some progress on my farmhouse kitchen table. Perhaps most importantly, I’ve got the table and parts at home in my garage! As you can see, all the pieces are now glued together, cut to length, cut to width, and planed and sanded to the desired thickness. Did I show you how I took […]

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Making a Farmhouse Kitchen Table

I decided to make myself a new “farmhouse style” kitchen table for my cabin from a couple of bug-killed trees I cut down around my cabin years ago. After cutting the trees down, my friend and I used an Alaskan-Sawmill and milled the trees into dimensional lumber. That was 10 or 15 years ago and […]