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DIY: 40 Repurposed Wood Projects


I love working with wood, especially re-purposing it. Less than one year ago, I did some contract manufacturing for a local startup here in Houston. They were handmilling California Redwood fence pickets into their product. Only problem was, that wood is not designed to be used than for anything other than fencing. We used to […]

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DIY: Squirt-Gun Painting

With so many fun things to do for/with the kiddos this summer, here’s one that is 100% DOABLE, especially for our family. We go through lots of NERF products in our home, TONS. So, buying the Super Soaker Alphafire Blasters, as Melissa recommends, is perfect. With a list of only four supplies (if you supply […]

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20 Unusual Furniture Hacks

What do they call it when you take something and use it in a different way?  Some call it a “Hack”.  Here at LPC we love a good repurpose project or “upcycle” idea.  Whatever you choose to call it, here are some really “out of the box” ideas.  This frig/cooler might be kind of  oversized, […]

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DIY: Homemade Seed Planter

Today’s DIY Seed Planter is sure to make Jethro Tull proud! It is made entirely from PVC & some metal components you can pick up at your local hardware store and is: expect[ed to] work for medium to large-sized seeds like beans, corn, peas, pumpkins, squash, and, most importantly…sunflowers. A seemingly simply invention, seed drills […]

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