Make Your Own Butcher Block Table

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Create Your Own Butcher Block Table

Looking for more counter space in your kitchen? Extra room to prepare meals, store food or showcase your collectibles? A butcher block table could be the answer.

These little rolling tables are quickly gaining popularity and can be found pretty much everywhere. But what if you are looking for something a little more unique? Why not make your own?

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Honey, Trust Me I Know What I'm Doing!
Simple strategies for getting your mate onboard with your latest project.

>Your old faucets are driving you nuts. You want to replace them. You know you can do it. But your mate has put on the brakes. Now what?

Woodworker's Best Friend: The Router

Versatile Power Tool Gives your Projects the pro touch

Whether you use it for carving decorative edges, sign making, seamless joints or other wonders, a router is simply a must-have tool if you want to give your woodworking that finished, professional look. What's more, you'll find routers are easy to learn-and that their value and versatility grows as your skills grow. Once you see the quality and detail they can add to your projects, your mind will likely race with possibilities. We know devotees who began with a single router and ended up with 4 or more.


How to Install a Ceiling Fan

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You can install a ceiling fan in an afternoon-and enjoy the cost-savings and comfort year-round.

We love ceiling fans: they offer style, lighting, and energy savings all in one package. Installing one is project that will appeal to your practical and romantic sides at the same time-no small feat when it comes to home improvement.

How to Build a Fence

Good fences may make for good neighbors, but we like to think that a good fence can be so much more. A well-built fence can buffer wind, keep kids safe, and deter unwanted critters. Aesthetically speaking, a fence can give your property that coveted 'dream home' look.

Don't be fooled! Building a fence-even a pre-sectioned one as described here-is no easy task. Like painting, putting up a fence is all in the preparation and planning. Your success will rely almost exclusively on methodical planning, measuring and re-measuring, and an endless source of patience.