Dec
21
By Ben Uyeda

EP104 Concrete Lamps 2.0


Concrete lamps have been one of my favorite DIY projects. They were one of the first projects I posted to HMM. You can see those posts here: EP6 EP9 EP37 EP85. Since then I have come up with some improvements which you can see in the video above. SUPPLIES: Quikrete Countertop Mix / Quikrete 5000 […]


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Dec
20
By Ben Uyeda

EP103 CNC Concrete Walkway


This episode shows how I made a concrete pavers for a walkway out of Quikrete 5000. I used my X-Carve CNC machine from Inventables to make reusable forms out of plywood. I created a modular design based off of the Quikrete Walkmaker system. This project takes about 5 hours and costs around $30. SUPPLIES: ¾” […]


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Dec
17
By Ben Uyeda

EP102 CNC Concrete Fire Pit


This episode shows how I made a concrete fire pit out of Quikrete 5000; it takes about 20 hours and $120. I used my X-Carve CNC machine from Inventables to make reusable forms out of plywood. I created a modular design that includes embedded firebricks. I like this fire pit design because it is modular […]


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Dec
15
By Ben Uyeda

EP101 DIY Outdoor Dining Table


This modern outdoor dining table is made from painted 2x4s and hardwood deck boards. Matching benches can also be made from the same material combination. This project takes about 4 hours and costs around $175. SUPPLIES: 2x4s Available at Home Depot The frame for the table and benches are made out of 2x4s. Hardwood Deck […]


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Oct
21
By Ben Uyeda

EP100 DIY Concrete Chair


This DIY Concrete chair project is actually an IKEA hack. I bought a small plastic chair from IKEA and then modified it so that I could pour Quikrete 5000 Concrete Mix into it and make a chair. SUPPLIES: Plastic Chair Available at IKEA I used a small plastic chair from IKEA to make the mold. […]


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Oct
20
By Ben Uyeda

EP99 DIY CNC Spiral Staircase


I made this spiral staircase for my loft in Boston. I used my X-Carve CNC machine by Inventables.com to cut out the initial pieces. In the interest of time I had a friend use his machine which has a large bed cut out some of the pieces. Each step is made out of 12 layers […]


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Oct
20
By Ben Uyeda

EP98 DIY Closet Organizer


Most of us could use a little more closet space. This versatile DIY closet organizer can help structure your stuff inside of a normal closet or provide extra storage space outside of it. This project which could also serve as a dressing station or valet is made from ¾” plywood and 2x4s. This project costs […]


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Oct
20
By Ben Uyeda

EP97 DIY Shoe Cabinet


This simple shoe cabinet is on-trend with its wood scrap door and painted back panel. Using some simple plywood, you can build it in just a few hours. If you like this project, please share it! If you want to see what we’re working on next, follow us on Instagram: @benjaminuyeda and @ijessup. Also check […]


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Oct
20
By Ben Uyeda

EP96 DIY Outdoor Kitchen with Concrete Countertop


This sleek and functional concrete countertop is a stylish way to give your deck, patio or gardening space a convenient outdoor kitchen. With some Quikrete products and a little know-how, you can complete this project over the course of a few days.


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