My intent was to build a coffee table for my living room, as my current coffee table had a lovely 70's flair to it that I wasn't exactly fond of. The first task at hand was to decide what I would use for the table legs. I noticed that the 3 stringers (the pieces of wood that support the deck boards) had arches cut in them, this were used to accommodate the forklift in its previous life. I found these stringers to be perfect for the legs as they are sturdy and the arch cut into them would provide a decorative look. I cut the stringers right down the middle of the arches and was able to get 4 identical pieces that I could use for the legs.How I Made 100 Dollars in a Few Hours From a Free Wooden Pallet
Lately I've been dabbling in wood working. I'm certainly no expert at it but I actually find it relaxing and it brought out a creative side of me I didn't even know existed. A few weeks ago I purchased 70 bags of topsoil for what I hope turns out to be a garden at some point in the future. They were delivered on a standard 40 x 48 inch wooden pallet. From the look of it, this pallet has had its fair share of use. As I stood there in my garage looking at this worn and weathered pallet, I noticed a sense of beauty about its rusted nails and abused gray wood. I pondered what the story was behind it and how many adventures it had been on. So what did I do? I started to dismantle it with a pry bar and a hammer so I could use it to burn in the backyard fire pit I had recently finished. After I had finished taking it apart, it laid on my garage floor in pieces and I suddenly had an idea, I don't know why or what had prompted it, but for some reason I thought to myself "Hey, that would make a neat looking coffee table."
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 14:34:27 PM by Shelby G.
Plants in containers without drainage openings stay wet longer
Different container garden ideas to ponder are old cookie and bean jars, pickle and other types of crocks, wash tubs, coal pails, jardinières, and ceramic bowls. For drainage, scatter a thick layer of substantial pebbles or shattered pieces of pots or bricks at the bottom and then moisten plants with care. In substantial containers, drainage material should be many inches thick. Where rainfall is hefty, be certain to keep garden containers without drainage outlets on porches, below awnings or the under sizable eaves of houses. With pails and old galvanized wash tubs, holes can be easily punctured at the bottom.
Backyard. Published at Wednesday, October 03rd 2018, 14:21:50 PM by Shelby G.
Nowadays, concrete happens to be among the most versatile building materials for patios, since the majority of the outdoor activities - especially in your backyards - get better done on concrete and you can easily afford it. Maintenance of concrete is fairly easy since you need not clean and wash on a regular basis.
A lot of people find concrete staining useful for toning their concrete or wooden surface look brand new, great-looking as well as giving an matured look very much akin to all natural stones. Moreover, staining could also protect the concrete from many harshness of tough weathering. Stain coats must be occasionally applied to guard the concrete from rain, sun or other natural factors which lighten the original color.
Backyard. Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018, 15:34:57 PM by Shelby G.
The size of your fireplace.The wall space available.The decor of the room.
However, selecting the perfect mantel piece is not an easy job, especially if you're fresh out of fireplace mantel ideas or have no clue what your options are. Use this fireplace mantel buying guide to help you find and select the best mantel shelf for your home.
Decor. Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018, 14:56:58 PM by Shelby G.
The easiest and least expensive way to remedy your lack of garage or car shelter is by deciding to build a carport, either attached to your home or as a freestanding structure somewhere on your property away from the street. Carports are also a great way to add value to your property because to a potential home buyer, a carport may be considered storage space or even a sheltered outdoor living space. The most protective type of carport is a fully enclosed structure with locking doors. Locking the doors is preventive of burglars or vandals if that is a problem in the area in which you live.
Very few car owners have found a way to completely protect a car from damage but most of the time the damage occurs when the car is parked either on a street or even on your property. As a matter of fact, the worse kind of damage comes from the sun itself. The sun's strong rays can fade the paint on the exterior of your vehicle and cause the interior surfaces to dry out and crack. Exposure to rain, wind, and snow is harmful as well. The least predictable way a car parked on the street may sustain damage is from an arrant child's toy or even another vehicle.
Decor. Published at Tuesday, October 02nd 2018, 14:14:25 PM by Shelby G.
Interestingly, when you visit the websites of Lowes and the Home Depot, you will find that you can purchase the very same alternative closet doors that you saw in their traditional store at a much lower price on the website. This is because it is much more affordable for companies to run and operate websites as there are minimal overheads to be paid. With that in mind you should always take your replacement doors search to the internet.
Backyard. Published at Monday, October 01st 2018, 15:34:56 PM by Shelby G.
Action! Know the destiny of your fireplace decor by following the seasons, and to move ahead with your plans of great fireplace decorating, consider using potted evergreens, pine cones and sticks from your backyard in the Winter. Watch what nature does, in the Spring try paper-whites, tulips, or forsythia. Home decor is lively, use a flower in four or five matching vases, or use pots of identical flowers in the Summer. The world is full of dreamers in the Fall use gourds and pumpkins.
Don't sit home and think about it inaction will only add to insecurity
Decor. Published at Monday, October 01st 2018, 14:34:38 PM by Shelby G.
What makes this candy so popular for buffet ideas is the fact that it comes on a stick. Sure, everyone has their favorite brand, but most people can agree that a lollipop is a yummy treat. Lollipops come in all sizes from small drops to large, over-sized circles of sweetness too big to fit in your mouth. Just about every flavor imaginable can be found from fruit and soda to sour pops.Popular Hard Candy for Candy Buffet Ideas
Aim to Please with These Candy Buffet Ideas
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