Category: Woodworking

DIY open-air playhouse + storage

This week on Stranger Woodworking Things, you’ll see how I built an entire house because I was tired of stepping on plastic fruit and naked babydolls. It all started with a need for better toy storage. The longer I’m in this parenting gig, the…

DIY plant shelves for $10

I’m not a plant person in the sense that I’m good at keeping them alive, but I do love the way they look. There’s nothing like a smattering of greenery to make a room look prettier — and cleaner, actually. So I’ve been slowly,…

DIY built-in desk for the kitchen

Last month I shared the HUGE transformation of painting our hutches white, but this the final part of that story: a built-in desk squeezed into the tiny nook left on that wall. It was wasted space, really. We had one main hutch, a second…