Pine Window Trim

Posted by Dave Eddy on 09 Oct 2016 - tags: diy

I removed white painted trim around my bedroom window and replaced it with dark stained wood trim. I took the white trim out to my garage and cut wood pieces to match the sizes almost exactly (I increased the size of the ledge).

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Coffee Mug Rack (Part 2)

Posted by Dave Eddy on 23 Sep 2016 - tags: diy

I built a Coffee Mug Rack for Skye's Christmas gift. My sister Jenny said she liked it a lot so I built a second one for her birthday! This time, the openings were slightly larger to accommodate bigger mugs, and the stain darker.

This is the finish product with a mug I bought her from our favorite Sega game: Toe Jam and Earl.

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Face Beam with Pine

Posted by Dave Eddy on 13 Sep 2016 - tags: diy

Throughout my entire upstairs there are 2 solid wood beams that run across the ceiling that hold the roof up. In my bedroom a small section of one of the beams is visible. I used pine pieces stained dark to cover the beam to 1. make it slightly bigger and 2. make it look more rustic.

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Pine Tongue and Groove Ceiling

Posted by Dave Eddy on 24 Aug 2016 - tags: diy

I found some 4" (actually 3.5") wide thin tongue and groove panels from Lowe's that came with an insanely cheap price tag - 6x 8' panels for $15. I tore down some old 4'x8' painted wood paneling from my bedroom ceiling and installed these planks using 1" tack pins and Liquid Nails adhesive. I love the final result that next summer I'll be redoing my entire upstairs with these planks.

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DIY Wood Stained Staircase Risers

Posted by Dave Eddy on 18 Aug 2016 - tags: diy

My house had some ceramic tiles on the staircase risers that were... not my favorite. My mom had actually come up with the idea when I first bought the house to cut pieces to fit from a quarter inch sheet of Lauan plywood and stain and seal it - Two years later I finally did it!

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