Home Projects Archive
Last week, my wife asked me to build a loft bed for her daughter (my stepdaughter). This wasn’t her first request. She’s been after me for some time to get this one done. However, due to the tense political environment in our household, there was no way for me
Early last spring, the plan a plan was born; I would build raised garden beds for a vegetable garden in the backyard. The book, “The Vegetable Gardener’s Bible” by Edward C. Smith was the catalyst for planning my first raised garden ped project. In the book, Smith touts all
Why the passive solar heater project? Well, not long after summer, when our electric bill becomes reasonable again, our natural gas bill begins its rapid ascent. I wanted to find a cheap way to lower the the heating bill, so I started poking around online at solar heater plans.
For nearly nine months, stacks of slate tiles had been guilt-tripping me. They’ve sat in a corner of the dining room (a.k.a. the dumping room) eagerly awaiting their ultimate destination. Sometimes weeks would go by before I would check in on them; they never moved or made any self-installation
The basement bedroom egress window is not only a necessary safety requirement for a basement bedroom, but it’s also an aesthetic improvement to any subterranean living space. This project was a big one for me, but it was rewarding and I’m proud of the work that I did. Here’s