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Blog series by dakremer updated 10-03-2011 01:39 AM 3 parts 37818 reads 60 comments total

Part 1: Fancy Wooden Bookmarks

06-17-2011 09:24 PM by dakremer | 35 comments »

Step-by-step process of building a fancy bookmark out of walnut wood.

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Part 2: Bucket Chair

07-07-2011 04:29 AM by dakremer | 20 comments »

Hey Guys. This is something I thought of today (on my day off) and built within a couple of hours. I didnt use any plans….just an idea in my head. I am going fishing tomorrow and needed somewhere to keep my fish and sit, so decided why not do both at once. I used all scrap pine wood – 1X4’s and 2X4’s (I ran out towards the end and had to finish up with OSB). It sits pretty comfortable, and the height is perfect! Its definitely not going to win any fine wood ...

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Part 3: Antique Looking Sign (with a DIY, cracked paint finish)

10-03-2011 01:39 AM by dakremer | 5 comments »

This is a HOW-TO on making a paint finish look old and cracked. Today I made a simple sign for my wedding. I did not write anything on the sign yet – that is the fiance’s job! Enjoy! In the video I used a black spray paint for my base coat. I used MDF – that is why I used a base coat. If you ARE going to use a base coat make sure it is darker than the top coat, and also use an acrylic brush-on paint – NOT SPRAY PAINT like I did (it obviously works with spray pa...

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