Shutters seem like a very old-fashioned concept don’t they? There are of course a variety of reasons why the idea of having shutters on a window – perhaps even your bedroom window – might appeal to you. I’ll tell you about mine.
Most homes don’t come with convenient clothes or jewelry or sundry hooks about the place, do they? Well, neither did ours – so I put my thinking cap on and came up with this easy to make sundry rack that you can hang anything from coats to jewelry on!
For a long time I’ve wanted to build a corner bookshelf to display books and models or collectibles, and so a couple of months ago I decided “now is the time!” The wood I used was old ceiling boards from an outside building I refurbished a few years back, and once sanded and cleaned, the […]
I have this guitar that was a 7th birthday gift from my mom, so I decided it would be better to display it nicely rather than to let it just gather dust in a box or cupboard, or in a corner somewhere where it would get battered by other objects in storage. Besides, out in […]
I made these cool stylish handles for a chest, using brass door hinges and some wood! All you need is a hinge with enough room for your fingers to pass through. It’s pretty simple when you think about it – but if you fail to think of using hinges for handles, you might completely overlook […]
This sort of item really helps to improve the entrance to your home or hallway. I whipped this up one afternoon while on holiday during December 2019. Of course, I hung a mirror under that later, and then built another shelf below that – but this little shelf stands out very well on its own! […]
We did this in our kitchen to brighten it up and personalize it a little. Both Kay and I love trees and nature, and so when it came to decorating our kitchen and make it unique, this is what we came up with!
Vikings! Gotta love ’em, right? Well, back in 2017, Kay and I were planning our wedding – and the theme was Vikings! It was my job to make a couple of Viking shields – and we didn’t want to make something out of cardboard that would be turfed afterwards – we wanted something lasting that […]