Monthly Archives: April 2012

Porch Makeover

When Robby and I started the job of improving and painting the entire exterior of the house, we were partially motivated by the feelings we had while sitting on the front porch. They were love-hate feelings: we loved the space … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Heart Pine Farmhouse Table – DIY – Part 5 – Final Assembly

Part 1 – Milling Old Lumber Part 2 – Glue Up – Bread Board Ends Part 3 – Butterfly Joinery – Prepping the Legs Part 4 – Mortise and Tenon Joints – Understructure Part 5 – Final Assembly It’s taken three … Continue reading

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Reclaimed Heart Pine Farmhouse Table – DIY – Part 4 – Mortise and Tenon Joinery – The Understructure

Part 1 – Milling Old Lumber Part 2 – Glue Up – Bread Board Ends Part 3 – Butterfly Joinery – Prepping the Legs Part 4 – Mortise and Tenon Joints – Understructure Part 5 – Final Assembly The farmhouse table … Continue reading

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