How to Build a DIY Mobile Triangle-Shaped Chicken Coop

DIY mobile triangle shape chicken coop

Every so often, we purchase several baby chicks. Our kids really enjoy watching them grow and develop throughout their growth phases. When the chicks were old enough to spend the night outside, I’ve built them a Mobile Triangle-Shaped Chicken Coop to live in. Once they are full-grown, they will be moved to a larger coop. I wanted to have a …

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Should You Glue Pocket Hole Joints?

should you glue pocket hole joins

Pocket holes create a clever joint. Modern pocket hole jigs allow you to place screws accurately and securely. As you become familiar with pocket hole joints, you may wonder, should I glue pocket hole joints?  In this article, I’m going to share what I know about this topic. Hopefully, it will help you in your workshop.  Should you glue pocket …

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How to Build a DIY Garden Arbor with a Bench

DIY Garden Arbor with a Bench

My brother-in-law planted a small grape plant in his backyard and wanted a trellis structure behind it for the grapes to climb on. He asked me to design and build it in the corner of his garden. After going through some designs, we decided to go with a corner arbor. When the project was complete, I created PDF plans on …

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DIY Birdhouse Plans from Scrap Wood

DIY Birdhouse

Having a home for your feathered friends will encourage the birds to keep visiting your backyard. If you have a garden, you want to attract birds to establish a healthy balance. Birds consume thousands of insects, especially in the spring when they’re feeding their young. To help support this environment, I’m made DIY Birdhouse Plans from scrap wood. If you …

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Why Do I Get Blade Marks From a Table Saw Cut?

Saw blade marks

A table saw is made to give you a clean, professional cut, right? So what should you do when you notice blade marks from your table saw? In this article, I will share some tips and tricks to avoid ugly marks from table saws.  Your table saw will create blade marks for several reasons. You could have a dull blade …

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Why Does Random Orbital Sander Leave Swirl Marks?

The random orbital sander is versatile in the workshop. However, after staining a freshly sanded project, you may notice some ugly swirl marks. In this article, I will explain why does random orbital sander leave swirl marks and how you can prevent them.  A random orbital sander can leave swirl marks due to poor quality sandpaper, improper technique, or an …

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