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Make and Install Window Boxes

Build these window boxes and fill them with flowers for instant curb appeal.

Ideas

Large or small, pick the projects that will help you transform your home.

Kitchen Island from Stock Cabinets

Kitchen Island from Stock Cabinets

Turn stock boards, unfinished cabinets, and a countertop of your choice into a multifunction kitchen island.

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Jelly Jar Lantern

Jelly Jar Lantern

Turn an empty clear jelly jar glass into a quick-and-easy lantern that can also can be used as flower vases or utensil holders.

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Deck Rail-Mounted Serving Tray

Deck Rail-Mounted Serving Tray

Stock this tray with refreshments from your kitchen. Then carry it outside to hang on a deck rail as a serving station, snack and drink holder, or display shelf.

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Pipe-Frame Coffee Table

Pipe-Frame Coffee Table

Customize this stylish table with dramatic wood and metal finishes. Set it up for daily use or special occasions. When you need extra space, disassemble the table.

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Bathtub Caddy

Bathtub Caddy

Gather your bathing supplies and keep them handy on this caddy you can customize to suit the size of your tub.

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Elevated Planter

Elevated Planter

This planter is large enough for a substantial garden bed yet small enough for a deck or patio -- place it anywhere.

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Pipe-Leg Round Side Table

Pipe-Leg Round Side Table

Mix the look of distressed wood with a galvanized pipe base to create a simple and stylish piece of furniture. Use it as a side table, end table, or nightstand.

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Stock Cabinet Drop Zone Bench

Stock Cabinet Drop Zone Bench

Stop clutter at the back door. This custom-built organizer holds winter clothes, adds welcome storage, and provides a handy seat for removing wet shoes.

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Pipe-Leg Console Table

Pipe-Leg Console Table

Provide a display space or drop-off station in a hallway or entry with this wall-mounted table. Customize the wood and metal finishes to suit your decor.

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Closet Door Organizer

Closet Door Organizer

Add storage to the back of any closet door. Use lightweight boards for this easy-to-build project.

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Stock Cabinet Bench

Stock Cabinet Bench

Turn stock cabinets and MDF into a stylish bench suitable for under a window, at the end of a bed, or in an entryway.

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Pipe Floor Lamp

Pipe Floor Lamp

Fashion lighting in the plumbing aisle? Screw together galvanized pipes to create a stylish floor lamp with a faux aged finish.

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How-Tos

Get everything you need for your wood projects and crafts.  From hardwood and softwood lumber to hand and power tools, the selection is virtually endless.

Choosing Power Tools

Choosing Power Tools

Get information about power tools to help you make the right choice – for your project and your gift list.

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Power Drill Buying Guide

Power Drill Buying Guide

A power drill is an essential part of your tool collection. Find the right one for your projects.

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Install a Pet Door

Install a Pet Door

Learn how to get yourself off of door duty for your pet.

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Air Compressor Buying Guide

Air Compressor Buying Guide

Choose the best air compressor for your projects, and learn about electric, gas and portable options.

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Using a Miter Saw

Using a Miter Saw

Learn the basics of a miter saw and learn how to use this versatile tool.

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Build a Dog House

Build a Dog House

Take a weekend and build your dog a haven from the weather.

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