Our Home from Scratch

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We are Lisa and John and we run a home DIY blog. In addition to our projects, we also share our adventures in cooking, baking and whatever else comes along.

How to Fix a Door That Won’t Shut

Authors: John

Since we just wrapped up the biggest home improvement project we’ve had in years, we decided to keep the next few jobs more low key.  There’s a laundry list of little things I need to fix around the house.  The most annoying one by far involves a couple of our interior doors.

**But if you like our furniture builds,...

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Shoe Organizer Projects on Hometalk

Authors: John

Happy Friday!

In today’s post I wanted to share with you a collection of shoe organizer projects I’ve curated on Hometalk.com.  Each of these projects are available for viewing on my Shoe Organizer Clipboard on Hometalk.

If you don’t already have a free user account at Hometalk, I’d recommend you sign up for one....

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A Post About Me

Authors: John

If anyone asked me what the biggest perk of running a blog is I’d have to tell them that interacting with readers and other blog writers is tremendously satisfying.  You end up networking with those folks and it’s a lot of fun.  Just recently one of my blog-friends, John from AZ DIY Guy, included me on a chain post where...

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Video: What’s a Jointer ?

Authors: John

In this post, you’ll learn:

- About jointers
– How to use a jointer for tighter seams in your projects

If you’re just getting started with some basic woodworking projects, you may have heard about or seen a jointer. While it’s not terribly common for DIYers to own one, it’s a pretty useful tool to have in...

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New Year, New Look

Authors: John

Happy 2015!

Welcome to our new digs! Over the Christmas and New Years break, I hired a coder to transform our old site to the current theme you are now using. There were a couple of reasons for this transition, but the biggest two reasons were to improve the look on tablet and mobile devices. The other was to make it absolutely obvious...

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