Author: Chris Heider

Kindergarten Block Box

Kindergarten Block Box

In this video, I make a wheeled crate to store wooden toy blocks in a kindergarten classroom. To give my Kindergarten Block Box the illusion that it’s made out of blocks, I used pine boards...

How to Secure Off-Campus Housing

When your kids want to break free from all those dorm rules and supervision and move into off-campus housing, how will you prevent their things from getting stolen? Are you going to trust their...

Vertical Pallet Herb Garden

Sure, I’ve done a few pallet projects. Who hasn’t? Anyone can disassemble a pallet, harvest the lumber, and make stuff from it. But this project was different. I challenged myself to find a way to...

Amish Pergola Kit

If you don’t have the tools, skills, or time to build your own pergola from scratch, you can buy an Amish pergola kit on the Internet and save money by assembling it yourself. In...

Smart Pool Water Chemistry Monitoring

I’ve owned a pool all my life and I know the hassle of keeping it balanced and looking good. It’s very important to continuously keep an eye on pool water chemistry or you could...

pHin smart pool monitor

pHin Smart Pool Monitor

I’ve owned a pool all my life and I know the hassle of keeping it balanced and looking good. So when I first learned about the pHin smart pool monitor in 2015 during a...

DIY Radiator Covers

DIY Radiator Covers

This video shows you how to cover your ugly radiators with these DIY radiator covers. But even if you don’t have radiators in your house, these techniques are fundamental for home woodworkers and they’ll...

Build a DIY Trellis in a Weekend

This video shows how to build a DIY Trellis in a weekend (possibly in a day if you’re not staining it). I needed this new trellis to support a big clematis vine in a small...

Easy Walk-In Closet Makeover

If you’re lucky enough to have a walk-in closet, is it a dump or a dream? You can have a dream closet that you’ve always wanted! And you don’t need to have a professional...