Monthly Archives: April 2012

Reclaimed Heart Pine Farmhouse Table – DIY – Almost Finished

The title’s a little misleading. I’m actually done with the table. Finished it today. However, I haven’t had time to edit the photos and write the blog post and it’s time for bed. Here’s a photo I took of the … Continue reading

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Take Down your Gutter Downspouts and Replace them with Rain Chains and Barrels – DIY

Gutters are ugly. There’s nothing else to be said on that topic. You should all remove your gutter downspouts and replace them with rain chains, which are not ugly. They also help the environment. See, when water falls ten feet … Continue reading

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Fixing a Leaking Gutter – DIY

Two summers ago, when I had just started scraping and painting the exterior of our home, I put up cedar shingles in the back to match the ones the previous owner had put up in the front. That’s a really … Continue reading

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