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10 Tips for Better Miter Saw Dust Collection

10 Tips for Better Miter Saw Dust Collection

My miter saw is one of the most used tools in my shop, but it puts off a lot of dust.  Today I’m going to show you my 10 Tips for Better Miter Saw Dust Collection so you can control the dust in your shop too. With each tip I’ll show you the improvements I’ve made to my miter saw...

Home Depot Pro Xtra | My Experience

Home Depot ProXtra

I don’t know about you, but I spend a lot of time and money at Home Depot.  Well before I ever started my blog or YouTube channel I was making runs to Home Depot.  It doesn't hurt that they have the same colors as my beloved alma mater either (Go Vols!).  But somehow after all those trips and even...

Upgrading a Garage Storage Cabinet

garage storage cabinet

Over the years we’ve been on a mission to organize our garage.  We’ve built DIY Garage Shelves which are great for storing larger items, and the garage has come a long way.  But there’s always been one very neglected corner.  Our catch-all cabinet for automotive, lawn care and garden supplies has been such an eye sore and is hard...

MERV Rating: 5 Tips to Pick the Right Air Filter

how to install air filters

Do you know what a MERV rating is and why it's important?  If the answer is no, you're not alone!  We just got a new high efficiency furnace, and I wanted to figure out which air filter would be the best fit.  After doing a lot of research I've come up with some quick and easy tips to help...

How To Go Green with Home Depot

Did you know there are easy ways to go green while improving your home?  Given the chance I try to use eco-friendly products around my house to try and do my part to lower my environmental impact.  And I'm partnering with The Home Depot to help show you some products you can pick that will do the same for...

4K Video Editing Computer Build

4K Video Editing Computer Build

I just finished up with a video editing computer build and there was a ton of interest in it.  So I decided to write a post to document all the parts I used along with some reasoning of why I chose them.  My main goal was to increase my editing speed and also be able to easily edit 4K...

Journey of a Woodworking Master Craftsman – Alf Sharp Documentary

I had the opportunity to spend a day with woodworking master craftsman, Alf Sharp, and to hear his story and journey to becoming a woodworker making fine furniture. In this three part series we’ll talk about Alf’s history, his views and knowledge on woodworking skills, and the ongoing maker movement. In this first segment Alf talks about his journey to...

Home Depot Foundation – Choose to Serve

*This post is sponsored by The Home Depot Last week I had the pleasure of taking part in a service event with The Home Depot Foundation program to help our U.S. military veterans and I want to tell you all about it!  I've been working with Home Depot for the past couple years doing DIY Workshops and other one off programs....

FixThisBuildThat – The Best of 2015

FixThisBuildThat 2015 Top 10 Projects

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.  I ended up doing 38 more posts in 2015 giving you projects, plans, and tools (I guess I stayed true to my mission)....

Q&A with Field Treasure Designs

I recently got to meet one of my biggest inspirations when it comes to social media and Instagram.  Andrew Bacon from Field Treasure Designs has been a guy I've been following since the early days of Fix This Build That...he's the tall one on the right. Andrew runs FieldTreasureDesigns.com as a side business where he and his wife, Brooke, are "Uncovering...