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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

Cordless Tools
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As a general rule, I don’t like cordless tools for two reasons: battery life and battery life. Batteries often don’t last long enough to do a whole day on a project. They tend to die when you need them the most and … Read More

Understanding Single Pole and 3-Way Switches
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Light switches are everywhere. Flip up, the light goes on. Flip down, the light goes off. But do you really know how they work? And what about 3-ways switches – those funky arrangements where one light is controlled by two … Read More

Configure DVR and Router for remote viewing of Surveillance Cameras
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Configuring your home surveillance system for internet viewing can be very challenging because of the variables in systems, routers and service providers. This video shows how to configure the firewall in your WiFi router to access your home surveillance system remotely. You’ll learn … Read More

Home Surveillance System Installation
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A few years ago, we had a series of break-ins in my area, and some were close enough to be considered “too close for comfort.” After a number of ADT and competing security company signs began to pop up throughout … Read More

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