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How to Mount a Bike on the Wall

How to Mount a Bike on the Wall by Alex Merrill Living in small spaces necessitates innovative ways to store things. Since Allie and I have found ourselves confined to a 600 square foot apartment with no additional storage, we have faced many dilemmas about how we can...

How to Build a Roof Rack

How to Build a Roof Rack by Alex Merrill If your car is like mine, it has the front to back ‘rails’ from the factory, but it’s missing the cross rails, which hold up whatever it is you’re trying to carry on the roof.  I’ll say at the outset that I receive more...

How to Clean Unsealed (or very old!) Hardwood Floors

WARNING: This process is very simple and may confuse you if you're expecting a difficult task. Please keep this in mind before proceeding. If you're looking for a task to pull your hair out, this is not the one. ------------------------------- Starting this project, I...

PROJECT FAIL: Single Sheet Sawhorse

Not all projects turn out the way we're hoping, and we plan to share those fails with you as often as they happen! This project was supposed to turn out as a sleek, wooden sawhorse to use at tradeshows for the company, but that should also be functional as sawhorses...

How to Support a Peninsula Countertop

When we decided to install a butcher block countertop, I didn't even think about the extra step of installing supports. However, about a month after install, we noticed the countertop started to bow downwards a little, and when pressure was applied we were worried it...