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Bed Builder: Davis Family
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Meet Harvey. This little guy is 3 years old, presently an only child, and he’s the proud owner of an IKEA Hack Platform Bed, courtesy of his parents, Matthew and Carter Davis, who live in Rustburg, Virginia. Preparation Mom & Dad were … Read More

Repair Drywall in 14 Minutes
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Drywall is as basic as basic gets! If your house was built in the past 100 years, odds are your walls and ceilings are covered with drywall (also known as plasterboard, wallboard, or gypsum board). I was fortunate to have a … Read More

Trunk Makeover
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While in Florida delivering the Bed Bridge Bookcase this New Years, my daughter Julie said she no longer wanted her old pink trunk from her childhood. Tom, a freshman at Rutgers, said he wanted to save this “family heirloom” from … Read More

Bookcase Bridge
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A bridge bookcase is a three-piece configuration where a horizontal bookcase (the “bookcase bridge”) is supported by two vertical bookcases (the pillars). The bridge can span different things — beds, desks, doorways, etc. This is a detailed how-to video from … Read More

Crown Molding on Furniture
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Crown molding is one of the most elegant details you can add to a room in your home. It has even more of a visual impact when you install crown molding on furniture. If you look around your house, you will … Read More

Radius Calculator (aka How to Cut a Curve in Wood)
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My Radius Calculator tells you the radius of an arc of a certain width and height. You can use a string or tape measure with the radius to draw an arc on a piece of wood, or a piece of paper, or fabric, or … Read More

IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase
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The IKEA Hack Bed Bridge Bookcase is a bridge bookcase made from IKEA cabinets that takes the place of nightstands and spans a full or queen size bed. I built this project for my oldest daughter, Julie, who was the first … Read More

Bed Builder: Greg Walraven
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YouTube comments on the IKEA Hack Platform Bed vary widely from “Love it” to “Want it” to “It’ll never last” to “My Dad will never build it”. Some people actually say that they plan to build it, or have already … Read More

How to Replace Key Fob Batteries
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If your car has keyless entry, you have a little remote with a lock and unlock button (called a key fob) which is powered by a small lithium button battery. Those batteries usually last 2-4 years, depending on use, so I’m going … Read More

IKEA Hack Platform Bed Q&A
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I am overwhelmed by the popularity of my IKEA Hack Platform Bed (affectionately known as #thebed in my house). On YouTube, the video generated more than 16 million views, 40 thousand subscribers, and four thousand comments. Those comments inspired me to rebrand my channel … Read More

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