Wednesday, June 19, 2019

DIY Industrial Standing Desk

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Happy New Year! Welcome to 2019!!! Yes, I realize it's already mid-June but this is the first time I've post in over a year!!! :/ Yikes. The past year has kept me away from the shop but I finally made some time and room for my new standing desk.

Unfortunately, I rushed to complete the project so I don't have any "in the making" photos. But I had fun and it was exciting to get back to work.
 For the past few years since I've wanted to build a standing desk for myself. When I started working from home I made this makeshift desk in our guest bedroom. I threw a few pieces of MDF and 2x4s together on top of this large window ledge. It served it's purpose however the window behind my screens made it hard to see and I was often squinting because of the sunlight coming in.
 I bought the hardware store out of about all their pipe fittings and got to work in the garage. Our newest furbaby to join the family, Goose, decided she would help me.
 But then she was distracted by neighbors and a bird or two.
 And when that was too exhausting, she took a nap.... completely in my way
 Here is the base layer of the desk along with the hanging printer stand.
 And here are the top two levels added. For the time being, I've kept them all as separate pieces.
 With the new desk, I can stand and work or move the wireless keyboard and mouse down to the base of the desk and sit. Perfect for whatever mood I'm in.
 The printer shelf hides below the desk but still allows enough room for me to open the scanner lid.
 And now, with the desk moved away from the window I can open the blinds and actually enjoy the sunlight!

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Friday, May 18, 2018

DIY Wine Crate Console Table

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We're making progress on the house! Our kitchen remodel was a couple of years ago. This year we installed the floor and we're ALMOST done with the crown molding and baseboards. So it's time to start decorating, right?

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

DIY Monogram String Art Part 2

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As promised, here are a few more string art pieces. Now available at my Etsy Shop!

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

DIY Monogram String Art

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I'm in the middle of finishing up a few furniture projects so I had some free time to work on a quick weekend project. Monogram string art boards! Now they're for sale in my Etsy shop!

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Thursday, December 28, 2017

DIY 3D Tic Tac Toe Game

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 Merry Christmas and Happy New Year! I've taken most of 2017 off but I'm hoping 2018 allows me some time to get back to work. Here's to the start of new projects with my 3D Tic Tac Toe board!

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