Category Archives: DIY

How to Mix Milk Paint

This follow this link to the Real Milk Paint Company’s blog to get the low down on how to mix milk paint from the masters (and makers.) Mixing milk paint is a simple process using equal parts powder to water.  … Continue reading

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heyMdesign innovations: Free Tip Friday: Re-claimed Barnyard door

Thanks M, for this great post about the doors. Currently fulfilling orders for Minnesota and Pennsylvania — new states for us, “Shipping across the United States” is becoming more and more meaningful. “Hey M,Where can I find a re-claimed barnyard … Continue reading

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Wood Finishes Explained

This is taken from our latest newsletter. To read the rest, or subscribe to get it every few months, click here.   When I’m talking to a woodworker who’s been in the business for a long time, they yell. 20-40 … Continue reading

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10 Uses for Sawdust | Home & Real Estate | This Old House

I explored some of the many uses for wood in a previous blog post. I liked This Old House’s 10 uses for sawdust and thought I’d share. I was really looking for the article on 10 uses for Christmas trees. … Continue reading

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ReadyMade's Guide to Wood

So, even if the ReadyMade book was published a few years ago, in addition to its collection of DIY projects, it has an excellent display of information design showing the parts of a tree. …and the history of wood in … Continue reading

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Reupholstering, so Eco

I wanted to write an article about reupholstering myself, but I came upon this on one my favorite green resources and decided to pass their well-written prose instead. Do you find yourself daunted by the idea of reupholstering your well-worn … Continue reading

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