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Product reviews by DIY PETE

The Carpenter’s Apprentice Book

Lessons Learned from a Woodworking Apprenticeship By Scott Mathson, Whiskey Wood Creations SPECIAL DIY Pete Audience PRICING – Get 20% Off using code “DIYPETE20” through 9/10/16! Order Yours Now – there’s only 75 discount codes available! Extremely detailed, 50+ pages with images, techniques, and insight. Not only does this eBook encompass woodworking advice, in particular […]

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DIY Pete – RYOBI NATION Tool Giveaway!

I am excited to announce this months Ryobi Nation Tool Giveaway! Please enter for your chance to win a $300 worth of tools from Ryobi. I use Ryobi tools for my DIY Projects and they work great. Please comment below and tell us about a cool project you are working, plan to make, or just finished […]

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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 Holiday Gift Guide

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Find the perfect gifts for those doers and makers in your life! In this holiday gift guide you’ll find the most practical, reasonably priced gifts for DIYers – from tools to books to accessories and more! Make their life easier around the shop and make your holiday shopping simpler this year. The links are affiliate links—and […]

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August Ryobi Nation Tool Giveaway


I am excited to announce this months Ryobi Nation Tool Giveaway! Please enter for your chance to win a Ryobi 12 inch sliding miter saw. This is the exact saw I use for my DIY Projects and it works great. Please comment below and tell us about a cool project you are working, plan to […]

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DIY Camera Equipment

I’ve had a number of fellow DIY’ers ask about equipment I use to film the DIY Pete videos for my Youtube channel. So, I created my first “VLOG” to give you a behind the scenes look at what cameras, microphones, accessories, and video equipment I use. Equipment Here is an overall look at the lighting, […]

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Essential Tools and Gear: Great Gift Ideas for DIY-ers

Here come the holidays again, full of family and friends, good food, and… tools! I’ve put together a list of the most essential tools in my arsenal for woodworking, concrete, metal, and general DIY building projects. Tools can add up in cost, so remember to check bargain barns and sale racks, Craigslist, and pawn shops, […]

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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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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 […]

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Schlage Camelot Lock Review

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 […]

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