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  • Projects: Installing A Pet Door

    Several years ago we made the mistake of purchasing and installing a pet door in our home without thoroughly studying the issue. What a fiasco that turned out to be. How about that? Us, the gurus of...

    • Posted March 10, 2016
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    10 Home Projects to Work On Over Your Holiday Weekend

    Home projects on a long weekend can be a great place to start your holiday dress up. Putting photos into albums, tidying your closet, making holiday gifts — a long holiday weekend can be the perfect time...

    • Posted November 26, 2015
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  • Nifty & Easy Adjustable Shelves

    Just about any Saturday afternoon we could mosey on over to Dad’s workshop and there he would be – drilling, sanding, chiseling and hammering, and otherwise completely oblivious to the rest of the world around him. No...

    • Posted October 28, 2015
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  • Adding A Decorative Wall Niche

    There aren’t very many projects that you can do around your house that will add interest and character to your home while at the same time make you appear to your friends and neighbors as a veritable...

    • Posted October 22, 2015
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  • Surrounding & Decorating A Steel Pole

    Just like the movie, a steel pole is “As Good As It Gets”, when it comes to structural support. However, a round steel column can be a total eyesore when poised beneath a beautiful wooden patio cover...

    • Posted September 14, 2015
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    DIY, By Yourself

    We can hear them now. The great call of the wild. Actually, that’s an understatement. A more apt description would be the roar of the irate. What are they? They are the battle cries of malcontent homeowners...

    • Posted September 11, 2015
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  • Easy Shelving For Your Home

    As we have often mentioned, our father was quite the wood worker. His shop was a sight to behold with tools of every size, shape and form. We once watched him convert a gorgeous old inlaid-wood, console...

    • Posted September 5, 2015
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  • Tips For Making Life Around The House Easier

    PICTURE HANGING MADE EASY Isn’t it dreadful when you attempt a simple home improvement task like hanging a picture and it goes completely wrong? You struggle to perfectly center the hook, you work on measuring the wire...

    • Posted August 29, 2015
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  • Finding A Stud

    We have absolutely no idea exactly how many sexually oriented jokes we’ve heard on the subject, but they number somewhere in the thousands. They range from quotes about Dr. Ruth, the world’s most famous sex therapist, to...

    • Posted August 28, 2015
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  • Repair Blemished Furniture

    Our Aunt Edith – may she rest in peace – was an expert when it came to acquiring and holding on to fine home furnishings. Financially, she and Uncle Bert – may he also rest in peace...

    • Posted August 25, 2015
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