How to Make this functional DIY Children’s Bench from Scrap Barn Wood

Scrap wood is always up in my workspace, needing a home or a purpose. Do you get that too? I make large furniture pieces using salvaged barn timbers, and there’s always scrap pieces lying around taking up space. When I’m doing a cleanup of the shop, I like to use the scrap on small projects. […]

Seeya in the 72-year-old funny papers under the linoleum!

How would you feel about finding a 77-year-old newspaper under the flooring in your apartment? It took my breath away. I hadn’t even intended to remove that piece of linoleum for awhile, because it was protecting the hardwood in the landing, which takes a daily beating and gets a lot of stuff drug across it. […]