If you’re like me, you have boxes of unorganized “treasures” littering your garage or shop. Your space may overflowth with seasonal decor, automotive parts, tools, knick-knacks, patty whacks, or a stockpile of rawhide bones for your dog. But all that stuff has to go somewhere. And the attic isn’t always an option; especially for heavy items. It’s time to go vertical! We’ll show you how to build a heavy duty shelving unit that can support an incredible amount of weight out of plywood and 2x4s. It’s easy and costs a lot less than comparable units at the home center. Read More
Some time ago Brad wrote a pretty good article about reclaiming wood. So on the heels of that story, I thought I’d share my own experiences with reclaiming wood. As you may have gathered from my previous articles, I am 1) incredibly lazy and 2) incredibly cheap, and that may be why I love the idea of using reclaimed wood. OK, granted – it rarely means you get to be lazy, but it definitely means you get to be cheap. I love to reclaim lumber from old pallets and construction scrap.