Category Archives: Front Porch

Build a Custom Two-Tiered Flower Planter – DIY – Add Curb Appeal

Cost, Equipment, and Skills: This project cost $230 in materials and dirt, plus another $80 in flowers from the farmer’s market. We used a mitre chop saw, a drill/driver, a circular saw, a level, a staple gun, and a sawzall. … Continue reading

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Updating/Restoring an Old Stereo Console – DIY – Part 2 – Demo

**Finished Product Post** I started moving forward with the stereo console project this weekend. Below, you can see the before picture of the console. It was purchased in 1971 by my parents and is representative of the style of the … Continue reading

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Replacing a Broken Window Pane – Glazing Windows – DIY – Video

If you own a home, chances are you’ll encounter a broken pane of glass at some point. If you have kids, pets, or an idiot husband (or neighbor), those chances go up quite a bit. Our dogs broke the first … Continue reading

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