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Custom Wood Insignia – Paralee and Aaron’s Wedding – Curly Maple – DIY

Our friends Paralee and Aaron got married last week in one of the coolest wedding ceremonies we’ve had the privilege of attending. They literally got married on a mountain, inviting their guests to ride the ski lift at Arapahoe Basin, Colorado to the … Continue reading

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Scraping Paint From Decorative Moulding – DIY – Video

Is it molding or moulding? This is one of those words that has different spellings in American English and British English, much like colour/color and soccer/football. For this particular word, I prefer the British version because the American version makes … Continue reading

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Fixing Up an Old Cigar Table – Part 3 – Staining

For the last few days, I’ve been working on cleaning up this old cigar table for a coworker of mine. She had asked that I replace the wood screws and tighten up the wobble in the legs, but I thought … Continue reading

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