Tung oil vs. polyurethane

Tung Oil vs. Polyurethane: What Should I Use?

A protective layering is vital to protect your project surface against water and environmental damage. Two of the most popular finishing varnishes in the market are Tung oil and polyurethane. A varnish basically protects the wood from destruction. Quick Summary: Top Rated Finishes: Just a couple of our favorite picks, click the link to see

Build a raised garden

Build A Vegetable Garden That’s Not Awful

In today’s post, we’re going to show you how you can make vegetables a manly thing. That’s right. Manly vegetables. The thing is, the best vegetable gardens actually need some power tools, like the best circular saw at the beginning. Why? Because a raised garden bed will perform much better than a typical in-ground garden.

diy projects for moms

25 DIY Projects For Moms

Check out the 25 DIY projects for moms and get ready to be creative! Mothers have a hard enough job as it is, that’s why we’ve included fun projects for kids (happy kids-happy mom), functional projects (let’s make life easier), and fun projects for mom (moms get to have fun too).Let’s get started…Fun Projects For

Best Starter Tool Set

The Best Starter Tool Set – 10 Tools Everyone Needs

  If you are brand new to tools and you drop into a Lowes or Home Depot and want to get a basic starter kit of tools, you’ll probably be overwhelmed. This infographic, found on Visually provides some really good ideas for the best starter tool kit – depending on your specialty. Let’s take a

Things to make and sell

25 Creative Things to Make and Sell Online

In our post today, we’re going to give you tons of ideas of things to make and sell online (or locally.) Being able to use your artistic or woodworking skills to earn some extra income is more realistic than ever before. There are endless tutorials available on how to make just about anything you can

27 Cheap Pallet Furniture Ideas

27 DIY Pallet Furniture Ideas – Amazing and Affordable

Who isn’t making something out of pallets these days? I think that’s the question.Heck, I’m just waiting on somebody to build a whole house out of pallets. (UPDATE:Somebody did.) We’ve put together a list of DIY pallet furniture ideas with an emphasis on pallet ideas that are actually doable without having a background in construction and an

gifts for boyfriend

30 Awesome DIY Gift Ideas For Your Boyfriend

I know a lot of guys, like myself, like to give DIY gifts instead of something bought from a store.  There is just something about the thought and work put into a homemade gift that makes it special. Not to mention it generally cost little to do. However, if it isn’t done right, or seems like you

DIY Cooler Picnic Table - Beginner woodworking projects

15 Amazing DIY Outdoor Furniture Ideas

Spring is in full bloom and you might be getting the itch to start your next DIY project. What’s better than doing some new, clever outdoor furniture? These DIY furniture ideas will get you inspired and motivated! Whether you’re someone who just started out with woodworking or you just want a refresh on some of