Welcome to DIYPETE.com! If you are looking for detailed tutorials and inspiration for wood, metal, and concrete do-it-yourself projects, you've come to the right place.
I hope to inspire you with a collection of unique projects for your home, each with varying degrees of difficulty. Whether you're a seasoned veteran of crafts or a DIY newbie, I provide top quality tutorials to help you create appealing pieces you can be proud of. I let you know the best tools for the job and create some of the most in-depth video tutorials on the web, so be sure to subscribe to my YouTube channel. I hope to be a reliable resource for all your DIY endeavors, so don't be a stranger!
Step 1. GET INSPIRED!
1. Subscribe to my Youtube channel so you can watch all the latest project videos. They break down each step to make building projects easy. You can also see all of my videos by clicking on the videos tab in the main menu. In the video below I break down the steps involved in making a Farmhouse style dining table. This is one of the most popular projects on DIYPETE.com
Check out the DIY PROJECTS WITH PETE PODCAST!
I have a couple episodes that I'd highly recommend listening to if you are wanting to get started with woodworking and DIY Projects. The podcast is full of helpful DIY tips and tricks. I also interview artists, expert craftspeople, and inspiring DIY'ers to share their stories with you. Simply click on a link to go to the podcast where you can either listen on your computer or subscribe on iTunes. Podcasts are great to listen to on your commute, while running errands, while walking the dog, or when you are at the gym. Episode 2: How to Get into Woodworking and the Best Free Resources to Learn from Episode 3: The Tools You Need to Get Started in Woodworking Click here for the Complete List of Podcast Episodes
Step 2: Learn the tools of the trade
First off, let me tell you that you don't have to go out and spend hundreds of dollars on tools. You can get started by borrowing tools from friends, finding used tools on Craigslist, or by slowly building up your inventory from local stores or Amazon. Check out my Resources Page to see my recommendations on what tools you'll want to start acquiring.
Step 3: Connect with DIY PETE!
Join and “LIKE” the DIY PETE Facebook Page to connect with Pete and other DIY'ers. Subscribe to the Youtube Channel for all the latest Do it Yourself video tutorials. Follow DIY PETE on Twitter Check DIY PETE Pins on Pinterest
Step 4: Check out the top 5 DIY PETE Project Tutorials
Are you wanting to Inspire?
If you want to inspire others with your DIY skills I'd definitely recommend starting a blog just like I did! The video below shows the process of setting up your own blog. You can check out my Start a Blog page for even more details! Disclaimer: I do get a commission for tools and products I recommend on this site. By clicking on one of my affiliate links to buy a product, you are helping support the DIY PETE website and ensuring I am able to continue to focus on making free tutorials and content to share with you. Thanks!!
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I can't wait to see what you create!
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I really appreciate your support and am excited to get to know all of you. I hope to help, inspire, and provide accountability so we all take action and build some cool stuff. Cheers from Montana!
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