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Adventures in 3D Printing: Lampshade and Copper Tubing Light Fixture

Adventures in 3D Printing: Lampshade and Copper Tubing Light Fixture

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My husband and I are a bit transfixed with 3D printing, neither of us know a lick about the software to do our own modeling but there are 1000′s of ready to print items on Thingiverse.

Both of us are now at the point where we want to design our own 3D items, but, it’s really intimidating to try to learn how to design.  I’ve downloaded Sketchupand am going through online tutorials, but really…

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Double Tilt-Out Trash & Recycle Bin - DIY

Double Tilt-Out Trash & Recycle Bin – DIY

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When we built our small mudroom and pantry addition, I new I needed a tilt out trash bin, nothing on the market fit the space the way I wanted. So I of course went to Ana-White.com and found a plan that I liked. I needed to hack it a bit to fit my space perfectly. But her wood tilt out trash can or recycling cabinet plans were perfect! (at this point, I’ve built about 5 Ana-White projects…

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Scroll Saw Fun! Space Needle Cut out Art

Scroll Saw Fun! Space Needle Cut out Art

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YEAY! we just got a scroll saw to make our united states map out of license plates (will post that project once it’s complete). In the meantime for practice I made a Space needle cutout art!

My favorite part of this was using vintage stamps that my late grandmother collected, I used them for the collage portion that the cutout lays on, I finished this with 12 cans of coke, that I cut open and…

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Ikea Tarva Hack into shaker style dressers with Leather Pulls

Ikea Tarva Hack into shaker style dressers with Leather Pulls

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First things first, this is NOT a proper photo heavy tutorial, I was so project focused, I didn’t take enough pictures to make a proper tutorial, but I’ll walk you through what I did.

When we moved into our 1928 Seattle bungalow, our room true to the era is quite small.  We wanted a King size bed and that left little space for dressers. I could not find any dressers that had the width and depth…

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Kitchen Nook Storage Benches
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Kitchen Nook Storage Benches

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DIY MineCraft Creeper Cake
Such a simple cake to make, that turns out just great, I can’t draw shapes worth a crap, so…View Post

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Easy Fix for an Old and Tired Mirror…After:

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Easy Fix for an Old and Tired Mirror…

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DIY Galley Shelves / Picture Ledges, Great Beginner Woodworking Project!
I think I get more compliments on these galley shelves/picture ledges than anything else I’ve…View Post

DIY Galley Shelves / Picture Ledges, Great Beginner Woodworking Project!

I think I get more compliments on these galley shelves/picture ledges than anything else I’ve…

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How to Make Ping Pong Ball Lights

This is a slightly tedious project, but the results are great! Make your own Ping Pong Ball lights.
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How to Make Ping Pong Ball Lights

This is a slightly tedious project, but the results are great! Make your own Ping Pong Ball lights.

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DIY Farmhouse Bed from 2 Ana White Plans
Finally getting around to posting (had to clean the room to get good pictures LOL). I love the…View Post

DIY Farmhouse Bed from 2 Ana White Plans

Finally getting around to posting (had to clean the room to get good pictures LOL). I love the…

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