DIY

Making things and general household maintenance.

My job for the weekend is to convert this lot into a new front deck. 4 pictures

Garage Project – Just about done – For now… I’ve been tinkering with finishing this project for a few weeks now. It’s slowly getting there. Two-minute read, 5 pictures

Garage Project – Open sez-a-me. The doors are now fitted, and that’s all the main construction work complete. One-minute read, 6 pictures

Garage Project – Main storage area and the overhead shelving. One-minute read, 3 pictures

Garage Project – Ready to start building the main storage area. One-minute read, 4 pictures

Garage Project – The shop vac and compressor now have a new home. One-minute read, 2 pictures

That’s the corner cleaned up – The wall’s been patched, and the first coat of paint has been applied.

Garage Project: Getting Started With Stage IV – I forgot to take a picture before I started clearing away, so the corner to the right had already been cleared. One-minute read

I think I know what killed the fridge-freezer – The cats. Plus: Pride before a fall & I love it when a plan (albeit Plan B) comes together. 2 pictures

Tools required to make a weekly Bullet Journal (bujo) insert.

Weekly updates/inserts for my Bullet Journal. Two-minute read, 6 pictures

There was a blue flash and a bang, and the drier stopped working. 2 pictures

Photograph of a blue glass collection

Work on Ginger’s display shelving is finished. That’s a lot of blue glass! One-minute read, 4 pictures

Wooden shelves with hidden supports

My Weekend – Forty Feet of Shelving. I have my office, Ginger has her studio and my former office space. The office space has been due for remodeling for a long time. My first job has been to install forty feet of shelving to provide a home for most of Ginger’s blue glass.

Photograph of a garage workshop featuring a fold-down workbench

I’ve been kept busy with a couple of projects in the workshop this week Two-minute read, 4 pictures

A nice, simple project. I made three cellphone stands, one for Ginger, one for my nightstand and one for my desk. It took a couple of prototypes to get the depth just right so that the fingerprint sensor can still be used without the phone falling out of the rest.

Photograph of a garage workbench - mid project

Procrastinating In The Workshop. There are lots of other things I could be doing, like yard work. Instead, I’ve chosen to make three cellphone stands and a couple of bench rollers.

Photograph of a leather bound journal and Pilot metropolitan fountain pen

Lighting Test – Journal and Pilot Metropolitan Pen. +2

Photograph of a desk with a leather rest and writing area

Leather Writing Pad & Work Surface.

A Faux Dori, leather Journal or Bullet Journal cover

I’ve made a smaller simple leather journal / bujo cover for everyday carry 5 pictures

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