The dresser is finally done with the project posted! And my wife has turned around and asked for some work (strip and re-paint) to be re-done to my old bachelor days Ikea dresser for our son. My first declaration was (naturally) ”I know ju...
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An engineer whose wife (a hardware store chick) encouraged to take on woodworking. As it happens, I am now an aspiring woodworking hobbyist, looking to learn while taking on practical and functional projects (e.g. cabinet and furniture building) to add to his home. Looking for tips on tools, techniques, and project ideas.
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My wife wanted to re-purpose the pulls to a satin nickel color. After a few quick sprays of some Rustoleum spray, we have some “satin nickel” pulls. While waiting for the paint to cure, we decided to move the dresser up to my d...
After a rather busy work week, I was confident that the paint on the dresser drawer fronts were fully cured. So tonight, I got to work attaching the drawer fronts to the dresser. The fronts were attached to the drawers with 3/4” Spax screw...
Why buy it when you can make it! #16: Dresser Rehab [Part 4] - Almost finished...well finished but some assembly required
After an unexpectedly long detour detour to get my ducks in a row for my daughter's birthday party, I finally got to spraying on the paint for the dresser rehab. This was no easy feat, as I had to tackle two major roadblocks. I needed to get o...
Why buy it when you can make it! #15: Birthday Party Activity [Part 3] - Start em early, start em young
Yesterday was my monthly daddy daughter day (DDD). After a long day of activities and dietary violations (ice cream anyone), I told my daughter that daddy wanted to sand the ducks for her birthday party. Her response was “should I help?...