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Make a Mason Jar Lantern

Wooden lanterns are such cool projects to make. I’ve had this mason jar lantern idea on the brain for some time now, and I finally committed myself to make one. In this project I’ve taken a mason jar, a battery-powered LED light, and I built a wooden lantern around...

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Make an Oven Rack Push / Pull Stick

I hope you had a wonderful Christmas, and Happy New Year to all of you! Over the Christmas break I made several gifts for close friends and family. I made some bottle openers and oven rack push/pull sticks. In this tutorial, I’m showing you how to make an oven...

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How to Make Wine Bottle Stoppers

Wine bottle stoppers are fun and easy to make. I made the two bottle stoppers you see in the picture above. The one on the left is made of cherry and the one on the right is walnut. I’m not a heavy drinker, but I do enjoy a meal...

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How to Build a Simple Retaining Wall

Within the last year or two, I was able to finish my first two retaining walls, and I just love how these turned out. In this tutorial, I will show you how to build a simple retaining wall. My first project was a fire pit and a patio combination...

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Make a Wall-Mounted Bottle Opener

I’ve seen several variations of the project I’m about to share with you – the wall-mounted bottle opener. So I thought of another twist and used pallet wood. I like the weathered and rugged look of pallet wood and thought it would work nicely with the bottle opener. I...

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