• DIY Pete on Bob Vila.com – Concrete Project Contest

    DIY Pete on Bob Vila.com – Concrete Project Contest

    Hi DIY’ers! A concrete project of mine was recently chosen to be featured on BobVila.com. I am...

  • Patio Bar Plans

    Patio Bar Plans

    Thank you for stopping by to check out the FREE Patio bar plans! I created the plans because I was h...

  • Stunning LED Concrete Patio Table with a Built-in Cooler

    Stunning LED Concrete Patio Table with a Built-in Cooler

    Hey fellow Do It Yourselfer’s! I have a new and exciting project to share with you that is one...

  • How to Build a 4×4 Farmhouse Table

    How to Build a 4×4 Farmhouse Table

    Building and creating with my hands has always been a passion of mine and something I love sharing w...

  • How to Make a Frame Out of a Pallet

    How to Make a Frame Out of a Pallet

    In this tutorial I will show you how to make a wooden frame for a map of out a pallet. I absolutely ...

  • How to Make a Concrete Coffee Table

    How to Make a Concrete Coffee Table

    Concrete tables will transform your home and add a high end look to any room. In this article I will...

  • How to Build a Whiskey Barrel Coffee Table

    How to Build a Whiskey Barrel Coffee Table

    Old whiskey barrels can be recycled and turned into amazing furniture for your home or business. In ...

  • How to Make a Wooden Towel Rack

    How to Make a Wooden Towel Rack

    Add a touch of simplicity and elegance to your bathroom with this easy to assemble wooden towel rack...

  • How to Make a Wooden Floor Mat

    How to Make a Wooden Floor Mat

    The other day we decided it was a good Saturday to work on a project. I needed a new floor mat for t...

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NEST Thermostat Review and Installation

Review of the Nest Thermostat

A young couple I am good friends with was gifted a Nest Thermostat last year after the purchase of their new home. They’ve been raving about their thermostat ever since they got it and I recently had the opportunity to install the Nest in my home and put it to use. I thought I’d share my experience by creating a Nest Thermostat ... Read More »

Schlage Camelot Lock Review

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A few months ago I was in the market and looking for an electronic door lock. I had seen a few brands doing the high tech door locks. Many of which pair with apps on phones and can control the lock from anywhere you have an internet connection. I researched a number of locks including the Kwikset 925 Kevo, the Lockitron, and ... Read More »

A trip to Scotland

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Hi guys and gals! I got back from a 13 day vacation to Scotland and wanted to give you a little overview of the trip. I went with my Grandpa, Dad, big brother, and little brother. That’s right, three generations of Sveen’s all traveling together for 2 weeks. Not only did we all get along well (most of the time), ... Read More »

DIY Pete on Bob Vila.com – Concrete Project Contest

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Hi DIY’ers! A concrete project of mine was recently chosen to be featured on BobVila.com. I am so excited to have the opportunity to be on his site and featured in his monthly “Bob Vila thumbs up” contest. This month, he chose 6 awesome concrete projects to be featured and the winner will advance to the year end pool of ... Read More »

Patio Bar Plans

Concrete Patio Bar

Thank you for stopping by to check out the FREE Patio bar plans! I created the plans because I was having a hard time finding ideas and plans to make a unique bar to put out on my deck. So, I did something about it and created the most in-depth video and tutorial online about how to make a cedar ... Read More »

How to Build a 6 Foot Privacy Fence

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This summer I have a number of big yard projects to conquer and cross off the list. The first of many was the 6 foot privacy fence that will eventually surround my entire back yard. I chose to build my fence out of cedar because I love the look and the characteristics it has to withstand the elements outdoors. Please ... Read More »

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