Category Archives for "Home Improvement"

How to Make a Sliding Barn Door – Free Plans

DIY Sliding Barn Door

In this tutorial I will show you how to make a sliding barn door out of wood and steel. I’m currently in the process of remodeling my office and thought a barn door would really class up the room.  I’ve made a number of barn doors in the past and wanted to document the process […]

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DIY Ski Rack

DIY Ski Rack

If you are a skier, it’s important to keep your gear organized and in one place. For years I’ve been tossing my skis in a corner at the house, and I needed a simple ski rack solution to get things in order. I came up with a very easy to create ski rack made out […]

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Ultraloq Ul3 Smart Lock Quick Review

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Ultraloq was kind enough to get in touch and team up with DIY Projects with Pete. This blog post will show the processes of installing a Ultraloq Ul3 Smart Door Lock and dive into the some features of this lock. This door lock is fingerprint programmable, pin programmable, and is a keyless entry system. In […]

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DIY Wood Floating Shelf

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For this week’s project, we made a couple of floating shelves. This DIY Wood Floating Shelf project is a great one for anyone looking to get into woodworking and for the more advanced, alike. It’s very budget friendly, does not take long to make, and they add a nice touch to any wall. Learn how […]

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DIY Pete’s 10 Most Popular Projects

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I wanted to resurface some of my more popular DIY Projects that I have done in the past. The first project that I ever posted on YouTube was an in-depth tutorial on how to build a Farmhouse Dining Table. That and other woodworking and concrete working how to projects have continually seen growth and attention […]

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How to Acid Stain Concrete

Best Acid Staining Tutorial

Acid staining a patio can turn your boring grey concrete into a beautiful patio your friends and family will love. I did this particular project on my patio and it turned out great. In this post I will walk you through the acid staining process. Acid staining concrete is a simple DIY project that can be […]

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How to Hide TV Wires

DIY PETE TV Tutorial

There are a couple things that can NEVER be big enough. The work shop and the TV screen! I recently upgraded tv’s to get one that was a little bigger for football season. I am a HUGE Nebraska Cornhuskers fan and love watching games on the setup. GO BIG RED! Once the TV was hung I […]

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How to Build a 6 Foot Privacy Fence

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 […]

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DIY Hobbies Will Have a Positive Impact on Your Life

It might sound like an exaggeration, but having a hobby can change your life—really! Finding an activity that is fun and a little challenging to do in your spare time can keep your mind active and thinking, and produce results that you can be proud of. An exciting project can give you something really positive […]

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5 DIY Projects That Will Inspire You to Create

Inspiration is everywhere! It’s so easy to share your DIY projects online nowadays that the internet can be an endless source of creative inspiration. I’ve rounded up five cool projects from around the web that may provide you with the spark for a new creative undertaking. 1. Mudroom Drip Tray by Sawdust & Embyros I […]

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