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Make Four in a Row Game

Four in a row finished

This Four in a Row board is a really fun addition to any back yard.  It’s enjoyable for everyone in the family to play!  The board has a fun look to it when it is out but easily stows against the wall of your house.  This project is lots of fun to make and really […]

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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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WHY I DIY

DIY PETE HOME DEPOT GIVEAWAY

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!

DIY PETE 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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How to make a Chalkboard Coat Rack

A number of DIY’ers have been asking if I’d create a video tutorial on how to make a chalkboard coat rack and so I gave it a go! The barnwood chalkboard tutorial I made in the past was helpful, but you can’t find barnwood at a typical lumber yard. So, this project shows how to make a […]

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