5 Slammin’ Reasons I’m in love with the Fiskars 4-pound club hammer

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Hi, Fiskars 4-pound sledgehammer that’s been sitting in my shop. I realize that I haven’t spoken to you in a while, but now that we’ve worked together…well…Hi…Love affair. Besides making a wonderful accompaniment to a Halloween Thor costume, the Fiskars’ all-business 4-pounder is an unexpected awesomeness I’m surprisingly fired up … see more

New baby nursery makeover. How to install wood wainscoting

Wood Wainscoting

I loved doing this wood wainscoting project on Theresa’s nursery makeover. It’s like the ultimate carpentry-DIY-home improvement project. Fun, fast, easy—and I never say that unless it’s uber true—and awesome looking. Here’s the highlight reel. Tools and supplies Your inner carpenter will love this because the main tools are: miter … see more

Video: Bathroom Remodeling Tips – Wall framing

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If bathroom remodeling is on your home improvement checklist, then you should become friendly with in-wall blocking as something that’ll make life easier. Tip: One size does NOT fit all. From towel bars and DIY toilet paper holders to pedestal sinks and shower wands, having something to fasten into that … see more

Make a DIY planter from an old wood chair this spring

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I saw an old wood chair at my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore and I thought DIY planter! Spring is here and I wanted to celebrate beautiful flowers. So, when I saw a charming old wood chair, I thought of how I could transform it into a planter. I dismantled … see more

Making a man cave. 5 basement remodeling plumbing tips

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Adding a bathroom to a basement remodeling project—especially where one was never intended to exist—can be tricky. Here are 5-things to plan for. 1–Plumbing vents. A plumbing system works like a soda straw, sort of: Stick a straw into a drink, hold your finger over the top, lift the straw. … see more

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