How to Make a Jewelry Tree Out of Metal

Aly and I were looking for a fun metal project to do as a gift for her mom. After some thought, Aly and her brother came up with the idea to make a jewelry tree. This was Aly’s first metal project ever and she did an amazing job. Plasma cutting and welding were much easier […]

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How to Plasma Cut, Weld, and Patina Metal Art

I recently had the opportunity to work on a project with a high end audio video company out of Bozeman, Montana named Studio AV INC. They were looking for a heavy duty piece of art that included the company logo with an industrial yet modern feel. The project was a lot of fun and I […]

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A Sign Project to Display your Favorite Places to Visit!

This past weekend I decided to build a sign project as a birthday gift for my Dad. He loves to travel and so I made signs with the places he visits frequently and has connections with. Many of the locations on the signs are cities where family lives. I also found the distance from Bozeman, […]

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How to Make Etched Glass Vinyl Designs for Your Windows

Etched glass creates a classy look that can often be seen on office windows and doors. Real etched glass is expensive and permanent. But, with a little DIY inspiration you can create your own designs using frosted vinyl which is inexpensive and can be removed easily! To make my home a little more welcoming I […]

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DIY Chalkboard and Coat Rack

The other we decided to build a new coat rack with a rustic touch. We had a vision of what we wanted to create and got to it. For wood, we used some wood off a trailer I recently restored in my How to fix up an old trailer post. However, you could build this […]

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How to Make a Pallet Wine Rack

If you are looking for a fun and easy project to tackle I’d highly recommend building a pallet wine rack. We got an inkling for a project this weekend and thought about how cool a wine rack made out of an old pallet would be. So…. we drove behind a couple stores looking for pallets […]

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Rustic Metal Fly Fishing Coat Hanger

I love making projects out of metal and when I had the opportunity to teach a new friend how to weld and plasma cut I had to jump on it! I provided them with some guidance and teaching, but this was their first time ever welding and plasma cutting. I’d say the project turned out […]

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How to Restore an Old Trailer

I love fixing up old trailers and when I came across this “FREE” 4×8 Utility trailer on Craigslist I had to grab it! Within 5 minutes of it being listed I was on my way to pick it up. Lucky me, I beat someone else to it by about 20 minutes. The man was super […]

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DIY Epoxy Garage Floor Tutorial

Epoxy garage floors are a great DIY project you can do to spruce up your home. Epoxy will make your floors look nice, clean up easily, and give your garage a finished look. Over the years I’ve epoxied about 10 garages for friends and family. All of them have turned out great, and the floors […]

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Gift Ideas for DIY’ers

The holidays are right around the corner and sometimes it is a challenge to find great gifts for your favorite DIY’er. I came up with a list of some of my favorite and most useful tools around the shop. These are all brands and products I use, which are built to last. The tools I […]

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