What You Need to Know Before Making Shaker Doors with a Router

It's week two of the One Room Challenge and this week we've built and installed two built-in bookshelves with shaker doors. Don't you think shaker doors are a classic! Have you ever considered making your own shaker doors? Last spring we built the wall of built-ins in Steph's basement, but we didn't build the shaker doors, her husband did. So we thought it was time to learn this skill ourselves. Before we began making our shaker doors I asked Dan for his advise. He gave me the router bits and said I'd understand how it all went together once I practiced…

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How To Construct Custom Built In Shelves in Wall

Built In Shelves In WallDoes your home lack storage? Are you tight on space? Perhaps you don't even know where you could even place additional storage.This was the case for one of our clients.She spends a good part of her day in the salon, whether it's working with her own clients or instructing her students. The space itself is small and simply overcrowded.She was in need of ample storage space for products to sell, coloring supplies, etc. Certainly, this alone would give her students more room to observe and learn.Several years ago she resolved that the only solution would be to…

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Simple 2×4 Bench with Plans | Farmhouse Bench

Are you looking for a little extra seating for your porch or outdoor space? We have been looking for a small bench or table to add to Steph’s front porch. Her porch is fairly narrow at a little over 4’ x 6’, so we needed something small to fit her space. While scrolling through Pinterest we came across this simple 2x4 bench with plans and knew it would be perfect for her porch. And this farmhouse bench was easy enough to build in an evening. We found the plans for this simple 2x4 bench from Amy at HerToolBench.com. Amy's original plans…

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Storage Room Organization Shelves

Creating Storage Room Organization Hi Friends, welcome back! Do you have an area or room in your home that is the catch all? Somehow all the stuff just ends up in this one space? We definitely do. It’s our storage room. But that's the perfect place for all the stuff to be dumped right? WRONG! Yes, all our stuff was dropped in the right room, however it was lacking organization! Even though we had most of our stuff in labeled bins, we’d still have to dig through everything to find what we needed. It was so frustrating! I was in serious…

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