We go camping a couple times per year and every time it comes to making meals I get a little frustrated when I have to look in multiple places for things I need. Hunting around in Rubbermaid containers for spoons, spatulas, spices and paper plates - while food is on a hot camp stove - … Continue reading Chuck Box
It has been over 2 years since I began the project, but tonight we finally moved the completed craft table up to Ana's sewing room! I started building it in early 2011. I steadily worked on it nearly every weekend, just a few hours at a time while David was napping or after everyone had … Continue reading Craft Table (Finally) Complete
This afternoon I was able to spend about 3.5 hours working in the basement on Ana's craft table. I'm almost done with getting the trim on and will be starting on the doors and drawers next. It's taking a while since I only average 3-4 hours per weekend on it, but so far so good. … Continue reading Project Progress
One evening almost two weeks ago, I decided to go downstairs to work on my recent woodworking project. This was after 20 minutes of going back and forth in my head on whether or not I should - it was late, after all, and I was a little tired. Accidents happen when people are tired. … Continue reading A Little Project Accident
This morning we were at Lowes and ran into the bi-monthly kids' workshop in progress. They were putting together a smal tic-tac-toe toy and David was instantly hooked. Since they were wrapping up, we bought the smallest hammer we could find for him and took one of the kits home with us. Later in the … Continue reading Hammering!
This weekend I built the second step stool for David, this one for an upstairs bathroom. I also got both sanded, primed, and covered in a coat or two of paint. One red, one white. The white was so we could turn David loose on it to make it his own. With Mom's help, 30 minutes, … Continue reading Painting Project
This evening I finished the remaining work on the cabinet construction. Here's a photo of how my camera bags fit - not too shabby. The lenses will go on the shelf and the camera in the drawer with all of other accessories. While I'm glad to have it all completely built finally, I'm pretty nervous … Continue reading Progress