Category Archives: Home Built

Make a Chalkboard Menu for Your Freezer – DIY – Organize Your Life

Cost, Time, and Skills: For this project, I used a thin piece of oak plywood ($10-$20) leftover from our stereo console rebuild, some chalkboard paint ($10 for a quart), and some cedar 1×2 lumber ($5-$10) for the frame. I used … Continue reading

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Repurpose Your Own Big Green Egg Cart – DIY

Cost, Time, and Skills: This project took me a couple of afternoons, primarily because several coats of paint had to dry. Total cost for this project was about 20 bucks because the cart was found and the cedar lumber was … Continue reading

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Rebuild and Modernize an Old Stereo Console – DIY

Cost, Time, and Skills: This project took me a couple of weeks of evenings after work and weekends. It was a tough but exciting project because I didn’t really know what I was going to do with the electronics at … Continue reading

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