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Building the Arch Top Bookshelf

06-16-2018 05:30 PM by BenhamDesign | 22 comments »

This bookshelf was built using walnut to follow the existing architecture of the home and to spruce up the curved drywall corners that where previously installed as the ache. The interior designer of the project had the alcove of the bookshelf faux painted with a metallic paint to reflect light. then had an electrician come in and backlit the walnut trim to make the bookshelf glow. If you are interested in how it was built please watch the video Video Recap When I went to the cli...

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On The Workbench #1: Heated Handgrips for a Snowblower

02-24-2015 04:01 PM by ontheworkbench | 38 comments »

When I bought my snow blower, I only wanted one wide enough to fit through the side door on my garage, so I settled for a 26” wide unit. When looking across various models, I noticed that several premium (and larger) models had heated hand grips. After two winters with my snow blower, I thought it would be time to try to upgrade my basic rubber hand grips to heated one. I made a couple of videos on it, the first one shown how I did it for my MTD manufactured Troy-Bilt, and a second one...

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Turning Photographs into Wood Art

03-18-2013 01:06 PM by BonnieBartay | 7 comments »

Some of my favorite projects to do is turning photographs into wood art. Each piece is unique and has special characteristics that mean something special to the customer. Taking something that a customer loves and turning it into artwork preserves that thing along with the memories that surround it. Some of the most common request that I get for these types of custom projects are vehicles, pets, homes, etc. I enjoy creating these because each one is custom and there is not another like...

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Tips For Handling And Transporting Projects

02-24-2013 05:24 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 21 comments »

In this video I share some tips and suggestions as I show how I handle and transport some of my projects without damaging them. Everybody’s needs are different, but I hope that sharing these tips will help inspire solutions for your needs when handling & transporting projects. Your friend in the shop, Todd A. Clippinger Share the Love~Share the Knowledge

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First home refurbishing #2: What do do with the baseboards

07-14-2008 04:55 PM by Bill | 13 comments »

Ok, so I still have some painting to do on the master bedroom, as well as some touch ups elsewhere. But, my next challenge will be the baseboards. First, they will need to be replaced in several places. Then, they will all need repainted. I have two challenges with the baseboards. First, the original baseboard installations used a small piece of baseboard to cover the rounded wall corners. Instead of using the rounded corner pieces, they used a small piece of baseboard that makes the...

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