Right Angle Braces - Wood Mag Tip of the Day For each pair, start with a 12″ square of 3⁄4″ Baltic-birch plywood and cut it in half diagonally. Then cut notches for the clamps, above. You can vary sizes to suit larger or smaller projects. The braces help with more than glue-ups. Clamp a pair to a chest, above, to support the lid as you install hinges.
save on space by turning a bookcase into a desk here s how, painted furniture, repurposing upcycling, I had a piece of plywood cut to size careful to measure to the appropriate depth for comfortable leg room Then it was attached using wood glue to the the shelf Be sure you adjust the shelf to the right height
Materials: An old coffee table (Craigslist or hand me down) 2″ Foam Batting (thicker is better) Staple gun 1/2″ plywood cut to size (Home Depot or Lowes can make your cuts for free) Spray Glue Fabric Sander Primer Paint Most upholstered coffee tables wrap the foam/batting/fabric around the entire top of the coffee table and… Continue reading DIY Upholstered Ottoman from an Old Coffee Table – A Tutorial
One of the many DIYs in our master bedroom - and probably one of my favorites - is the word art over the bed. I wanted to use my own handwriting to make it even more personal to us, but you could just skip the first couple of steps and use a font and then the whole project can probably be made using Word or a similar software. Here is how I turned my handwriting into something that I could print and cut out on a large scale. I wrote out my word a couple of times on a scratch pad. You can ...