My making series is all about making things. Whatever that might be.

This simple custom, diy headboard was built with a few 1″x10″ pine boards, inexpensive LED lights, and an in-set power strip for extra functionality. You could build this in a weekend with limited tools. It’s a great beginner project that brings life to any bedroom and provides excellent lighting that’s […]

Simple DIY Lighted Headboard

I wanted to add some simple flower decor to my guest bathroom. Using a few $2 plants, some rustic pallet wood, and a coffee/sawdust mixture for the simulated dirt, I put together a few in an afternoon. They add great texture to an otherwise boring room! You can pick these […]


How to Make a Soundboard – YouTube Every day, I record a show in my shop called The Daily Shed. I wanted a way to add some “live” sound effects, as well as play viewer messages during the live show. Using the Adafruit Audio FX sound board and an old […]

How to Make a Soundboard

I needed a bench. I had some scraps. I now have a bench. Super simple build for some pleasant outdoor reading! I’ve been thinking about this one for a while. I like to sit outside with the dogs and play fetch and such, but the porch is a little too […]

Outdoor Bench

Not every project has to be an elaborate build… at least I don’t think so. Sometimes, just making something simple is enough to teach a few things or show some shop tips. I attempt that in this video. YouTube – Tool Holder for Pliers

Tool Holder for Pliers

Recently, I’ve found myself in need of a large baby gate. Specifically, a baby gate that would stretch the width of my garage door. Everybody needs a baby gate in their shop full of dirt, dust, and power tools, right? Extreme daddy day care? Well, somewhat like that… but not […]

Ten Foot Wide Baby Gate