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Crafting and DIY

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Greenhouse Window

Steps:6
Instead of spending the winter gazing through glass panes at frozen flower beds, transform a window into a mini-greenhouse where herbs, houseplants, and even little pots of grass will thrive. For best results, choose a large inset window that receives lots of light.
Materials
  • Measuring tape and ruler
  • 1/2-inch-thick piece of glass
  • Level
  • Pencil
  • Hand saw
  • Molding
  • Sand paper
  • Electric drill
  • Wood putty
  • Paint
  • Felt dot or plastic glide
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House Numbers

Steps:3
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How to Turn a Picture Frame into a Wooden Tray

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Wooden Plant Stand

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Hairpin-Leg and Stainless-Top Desk

Steps:2
Other Ideas:
Decorating, Desks, Furniture
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Whitewashed Dining Table

Steps:4
Our dining table for eight is made from wooden legs and an inexpensive slab door.
Materials
  • Solid-core slab door, 32 by 80 inches
  • 4 table legs, 29 inches each
  • 2 straight-leg cleats (with screws)
  • Flattener cleat (with screws)
  • Sandpaper, 220 grit
  • Decor paint and paintbrush
  • Dust-free cloths
  • Wax furniture finish
  • Drill with 1/8-inch bit
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