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10 Makers you have to Follow on Youtube

It seems like we are in a Golden Era of making on Youtube right now.  So many people are sharing their creativity with the world and inspiring others to make!  At DIY Pete we’ve collected a few of our favorites to share with you ranging in topic from woodworking to welding to machining. We hope […]

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DIY Plywood Cart with Plans

Loaded Plywood Cart Bin

The Plywood Cart is a must have in any workshop where you need to store materials but have limited space.  Get your plywood and other materials off of the floor and out of the way!  The cart can hold full 4×8 sheets of plywood as well as other sheet materials.  It also has a storage […]

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DIY Pete Tool Scholarship

Thanks for stopping by! You most likely have watched the Youtube video shop tour and found out about the $250 tool scholarships I’ll be awarding to two lucky DIY’ers. If you are interested, please create a simple 30 second to 1 minute 30 second video. Post the video to the DIY Pete Facebook page with […]

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How to Make a Wood Coffee Table with Steel Accents

How to make a coffee table with diy pete

Thank you for stopping by to check out the latest project tutorial about how to make a wood coffee table with steel accents. The project is fun to create and simple to build. I love combining different materials and think the steel and wood compliment each other well. To seal the cedar I used the water-based […]

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How to Make a Firewood Rack

wood stack ideas

In this tutorial you will learn how to build a simple firewood storage rack out of 2×4 boards and fence pickets. This is a fun project that won’t break the bank. It can easily be completed in a weekend. I used Krylon SUPERMAXX All-In-One Spray Paint for this project. The DIY Firewood Rack plans for this project can be downloaded […]

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How to Paint a Patio Umbrella

Do you want to customize your patio umbrella or give some new life to it? If so, a fresh coat of spray paint on the canvas and metal base will make it look great. This is a simple project is simple and can easily be tackled in a weekend. For this project I used Krylon […]

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WHAT: DIY VIDEO COLLABORATION TO INSPIRE AND ENCOURAGE OTHERS! Why do you DIY? Is it to bond with family? Is it therapeutic? Does it relieve stress? Is it for the fulfillment you get from creating something with your own hands, or just for plain old fun? We want to hear from you! Simply record a 5-15 […]

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Ryobi Nation Tool Giveaway!


Hi fellow DIY’ers! I wanted to get you in on a special tool giveaway we’re doing in collaboration with Ryobi Nation! To enter, simply head over to Ryobi Nation and become party of their FREE DIY project community! It’s an amazing resource for DIY ideas, plans, and inspiration. DIY bloggers like Ana White, Rogue Engineer, […]

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9 Gift Ideas for the DIY Dad

9 gift ideas for the DIY Dad

So you have a DIY dad, and you have a pretty good idea what he loves to do. It’s easy to get caught up in a last-minute pass through Walmart and simply buy him a DVD or a new pack of underwear and socks. But your dad doesn’t have time for movies–he’s busy in the […]

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