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DIY Pallet Shed

DIY Pallet Shed

Build a quick and dirty shed using pallets

$200 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway and Adding Stripes and Color to Our Wood Block Planter

$200 Home Depot Gift Card Giveaway and Adding Stripes and Color to Our Wood Block Planter

Our wood block planters turned out well for a basic DIY project that used reclaimed wood and some various drilling techniques. But we felt they needed a bit more pizazz since the wood used wasn’t a pretty redwood or other beautiful natural wood.

How To Modify Your Brinkmann Smoker for Peak Performance

How To Modify Your Brinkmann Smoker for Peak Performance

With a few homegrown mods you can turn your Brinkmann Smoke N’ Grill into a powerhouse.

Kicking Off the 3M Auto Boot Camp

Kicking Off the 3M Auto Boot Camp

Our editor checks out the latest in auto accessories from 3M

Upholstery Tools For The Beginner

Upholstery Tools For The Beginner

Start ripping up your old sofa with these upholstery tools for beginners

Build or Buy: Step Stool

Build or Buy: Step Stool

Every home needs a step stool but will you build or buy?

Make Succulent Planters from Wood Blocks

Make Succulent Planters from Wood Blocks

This wood planter makes a simple and stylish home for your gorgeous succulents.

How to Deal with Water Damage After Flooding

How to Deal with Water Damage After Flooding

Identify the source, prevention, salvage and flood insurance are the keys to dealing with water damage after a flood.

How To Clean Up Your BBQ Grill

How To Clean Up Your BBQ Grill

Give your bbq grill a quick clean after each use and it will last you for years.

DIY City Guide: Los Angeles

DIY City Guide: Los Angeles

We’ve come to appreciate the City of Angels and realize the history and communities are as vibrant as anywhere in the country. This applies to the do-it-yourself spirit that is surging across the city and that’s why we’ve chosen LA as the subject of our first DIY City Guide. We’ve […]

DIY City Guide: Oakland & East Bay

DIY City Guide: Oakland & East Bay

The East Bay is chock full of DIY resources with everything from lumber, awesome hardware stores, educational resources and upcycled home supplies

How to Install an Under the Sink Water Filter System

How to Install an Under the Sink Water Filter System

Forget buying bottled water or filling up a filtered pitcher. You can install an under the sink water filter system in a couple hours.

Repairing Bare Lawn Spots

Repairing Bare Lawn Spots

Our dog did a number on our lawn and we’ve got a ton of bare spots. These tips got our lawn back in shape.

Fix a Dripping Kitchen Faucet

Fix a Dripping Kitchen Faucet

Our Delta Faucet is 50 years old but replacing the seats and springs is still an easy fix for a dripping kitchen faucet

Stylish and Removable Wallpaper

Stylish and Removable Wallpaper

Take this wallpaper with you and use it on any flat surface to enhance the decor of your home

Stop Searching and Start Finding with LED Under-Cabinet Lighting

Stop Searching and Start Finding with LED Under-Cabinet Lighting

Easy to install and super bright, these LED under cabinet lights are perfect to illuminate those dark spaces.

This Penny Countertop Makes Cents

This Penny Countertop Makes Cents

Mak this one-of-a-kind countertop by saving your pennies

8 Tips to Do-It-Yourself While Pregnant

8 Tips to Do-It-Yourself While Pregnant

Since this isn’t my first time being pregnant amid approximately a million home improvement projects, nor is it the first time that being pregnant necessitated some of those projects, I thought I’d share some of the things I’ve learned so that I can DIY while also building a little person. […]