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Over-Stove Nesting Chopping Boards

A set of boards to go over our gas stove top when we need some serious bench space. My wife has been asking me for these for a year so it was about time I put this project to the top of my list. 1,030 more words

Woodwork Projects

@WeberGrills Wooden Handle Treatment

So I had been debating whether to use Spar Varnish or Tung Oil on the untreated wood handles for one of my lucky Weber Kettles.  After long deliberation and consulting a couple of my trusted lobstermen Captains Mark Ring and Pete Mondello I decided to go with the Tung oil. 97 more words

Weber Kettle

Shellac vs. Tung Oil

I promised to write about Shellac and tung Oil after I finished my rack (the first one), so here it is. I should mention that this post is not about which finish is better as much as it is about my experience with each one. 1,354 more words


Bringing an Antique Drafting Table back to Life

*Sponsored – Although this post is sponsored, all comments and views are my own.

Earlier this year I jumped head first into the world of stain art and artistic painting with wood stains.   620 more words


Little Green Sewing Cabinet

A sewing cabinet is a small, convenient, sometimes spindly legged and wheel-footed, hollow work table. The point of the sewing cabinet, and therefore the focal point of the design, is the open space within, meant for storing and concealing lady-like pursuits (I’ll let you decide what those might be). 599 more words


Cedar Siding Delivered...


For our siding, we’re using an old Japanese technique for preserving wood called Shou-Sugi-Ban (aka: charred cedar — although any number of species of wood could work). 2,114 more words

Passive House

Hardwood Flooring Natural Stone Floors

Hardwood Flooring Natural Stone Floors

Hardwood flooring is said to be an environmentally-friendly flooring option for your home.

It comes in a variety of bamboo, oak, walnut, maple, cork flooring and more. 259 more words