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We are now an exclusive distributor for Popular Woodworking Magazine

Arts and Crafts Tool Cabinet
Arts and Crafts Tool Cabinet

We are very pleased to announce that we are the exclusive publisher and distribution warehouse for Popular Woodworking Magazine’s new product line of full size plans. They are taking a selection of their premier woodworking plans from their print magazine and offering the full size drawings with the print article. If you enjoy their projects, have a look at their Arts and Crafts Tool Cabinet, Southern Lady’s Desk and Bridal Chest.

How to make a screen frame

Garage screen door.
Garage screen door.

As the final stage of building our garage sliding screen door its time to build the two screen frames and install the screen material. This didn’t cost me anything… well, ok, for you purist out there, it did at some point in the past. I had bought material to make the screens for our sunrooom and the scraps left over I did not throw out. So, it didn’t cost me anything EXTRA.


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2 more packages of vintage plans for my collection

Sorting through vintage project plans.
Vintage plan collecting.

This week was eventful because I received two parcels in the mail from recent purchases. Francie B. sent me the box of plans, 58 in total. Among them, 15 of them are new to me so they will go straight into my collection. The rest I will consider their condition and swap them with one’s currently in my collection.


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Building a home garage and workshop part 6

Building a workshop
Garage door goes in

This morning we spent in town getting some lumber and hardware supplies so we didn’t get back until about lunch time. Our neighbor Hugh showed up again and helped install the single door and the garage door as well as two layers of felt paper on the roof. Then I fell off the roof…



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