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Resawing lumber using a table saw

..or how to turn a 2x into a (almost) 1x Resawing lumber is a lot like ripping… it’s making long cuts in a board. Instead of lengthwise (rip cuts or ripping) the slices are made to the width or thickness of the board. For clarity it has a different name- resawing. The easiest way to do it is on a bandsaw. I don’t have one. If you don’t either, here is how you can do it on a table saw.…

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Makeovers Projects

Game Controller Pillow decor

As I was working on the boy bedroom refresh for Jack, I started thinking about how to decorate around the gamer theme. A pillow on his lounge sofa might be fun! A quick search on Amazon didn’t turn up…

Makeovers Projects

Boy Bedroom Refresh

Quarantine is providing time to get things done around the house. I decided to start another huge project- my son’s room refresh. Being the youngest, the poor kid has never really gotten much that didn’t pass through a sister…

before and after of closet makeover main wall
Aspect tiles Makeovers Projects Pure Bond

My Closet Makeover

Our closet is in the master bathroom. It’s a walk in, though rather small. My guess has always been that it was a custom buildout when the house was rebuilt after burning down in the early 90s. The configuration…

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DIY Mask with filter pocket

…and ideas on what to use if you can’t find filters. (Plus contest at the end!) Being a woodworker, I have masks to keep sawdust out of my lungs. With the newest guidelines from the CDC recommending wearing facemasks…