Build a Fireplace Surround and Mantel

Today I'm going to show you how to build a fireplace surround and mantel.  The design has a classic and beefy look and it would be a great upgrade to any bare fireplace wall.  I used some old circular sawn walnut that I got from a local sawyer south...
Space Saving Parallel Clamp Rack Storage Plans

Space Saving Parallel Clamp Rack

Do you have a good storage solution for your large parallel, bar and pipe clamps? I didn't...well at lest not until I built this Space Saving Parallel Clamp Rack. I used to store my Jet and Bessey parallel clamps on the floor in a corner between two workbenches. It...
French Cleat Tool Storage System

French Cleat Tool Storage System

I recently reconfigured my shop and have a French Cleat Tool Storage System made it so easy to move all my shop cabinets and racks around.  If you want some flexibility in your shop then you need to give the french cleat system a try! Today I'm going to give...
How to Make an End Grain Cutting Board

How to Make an End Grain Cutting Board

A few month's ago I showed you How to Make a Cutting Board from Scrap Wood and I got a great response to it especially over on Instagram and Facebook.  One of the questions that kept coming up though was how to make an end grain board and how is...
FixThisBuildThat 2015 Top 10 Projects

FixThisBuildThat – The Best of 2015

Before we get into February and 2015 becomes a distant memory, I wanted to take some time and do a little recap of last year.  I launched my website to the public on February 22, 2015 with my post Welcome to FixThisBuildThat.com.  I ended up doing 38 more posts in 2015...
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