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Floating Garage Storage Loft & Clamp Rack

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A bit of time travel here! This organization project was from right after I moved into my DC shop. I didn’t have the miter saw and table saw set up, so everything was done with just a circular saw and drill. It was such a simple project that I’ve been sitting on the footage since then unsure of whether it …

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Custom Media Table

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This media table is a nice traditional looking piece with straight, square lines but with a few key details that really give it some great visual interest. The legs protrude through the top of the table and the material carries through horizontally to tie everything together. This is a media table for a buddy of mine. He’ll be storing his …

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Modular Miter Saw Station (base)

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This miter saw station base is designed to be used as the base to my Modular Miter Saw Station or as a stand-alone workbench and storage unit. Each unit is 3′ wide and can be added or subtracted depending on how much room you want to each side of your saw, or how much storage you need. This could also …

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Rustic Wall Crates (made from 50 year old Apple Bins!)

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These wall crates were built to hold little knickknacks on the wall with a cool rustic display. They were built by reclaiming some wood from some old 50+ year old apple bins that had been decommissioned at an apple orchard in MA that a viewer of mine runs. There is some awesome cherry hidden under there!! I’ll definitely be planning …

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Reclaimed Wood & Plastic Medicine Cabinets

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Bathroom medicine cabinets made almost entirely from reclaimed materials. It’s a very unique design I came up with that has a small display window in the center and uses a weaved panel in the door. The H shaped pattern in the door run perpendicular to the shelves inside the cabinet. The main frame is made from salvaged pine which used …

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Bathroom Storage & Litter Box (reclaimed/upcycled)

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This bathroom storage hamper and litter box is made almost entirely from reclaimed materials. The main frame is made from salvaged pine which used to live as wall paneling in a church on Cape Cod. The weaved panels are created from PVC sheet packing material that was pulled from the trash at a lumber yard and is formed to the …

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Camera Storage Backpack

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I got my hands on a free promotional backpack and needed camera storage, so this happened. Kaizen foam used to organize parts, grommets and paracord used to hold the large tripod. ■ Music by The Marphoi Project: http://soundcloud.com/the-marphoi-prj/lazy-heart ■ Kaizen Foam provided by FastCap: http://amzn.to/2j6L8yC Build Details Build Details

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The Facet Table

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Don’t worry my irritable devotees, full build video forthcoming! There were too many worthy adversaries in the challenge that I didn’t make the cut. That’s good news for you though, here is the teaser for your viewing pleasure, young chap. The cabinet is made from 3/4″ poplar plywood with 1/4″ oak plywood on the back. The drawers use the same …

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DIRESTA Ice Pick Shadow Box

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A tribute to the one and only Jimmy Diresta: Maker Extraordinaire. I felt the Jimmy casting was missing the typical Diresta flare, therefore I transformed him into an ice pick…it’s what he would have wanted. Box is made from a reclaimed oak door frame. Aluminum dowels hold on the front of the box with nothing but friction. The block is …

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Custom Dining Room Built-In

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Built-in renovating an old house to fit a larger fridge on the back side. Made from tongue and groove fir paneling with a fir countertop. Partnered with reused and new cabinets at the base.

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Oval Shot Glass Cabinet

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The oval shot glass cabinet is about 4 feet tall and holds a little over 100 glasses – made almost entirely from reclaimed materials. The main frame is made from bendy plywood with an oak veneer on the exterior. Backing is milled shiplap pine boards reclaimed from a church renovation. Shelves are made from pallet slats. Door is made from …