Mar
31
By Ben Uyeda

EP149 DIY Easy-To-Build Plywood Desk


This DIY desk is made out of two sheets of ¾” plywood and three 2x4s. It only requires a few basic power tools and took us about three hours to build. I will posting cut sheets and dimensioned plans on the site soon. We used oak veneer Purebond plywood and stained it with Varathane wood […]


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Mar
28
By Ben Uyeda

EP148 DIY Easy-Build Desks


It looks like a lot of us will be working or studying from home for a bit and I thought that some DIY desk designs might be helpful. These are easier and faster than our typical projects and only require 2 basic power tools: a circular saw and a cordless drill. A random orbit sander […]


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Mar
7
By Ben Uyeda

EP147 DIY Work Bed


INSTRUCTIONS: This episode features a DIY Bedframe made out of plywood. I designed this “Work From Home Bed” with a sliding headboard so that you can lean against it but move it to access the shelves behind it. It is made from ¾ sanded pine plywood and only requires a few basic power tools, circular […]


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Dec
12
By Ben Uyeda

EP146 DIY Concrete and Copper Bench


INSTRUCTIONS: This video was sponsored by Quikrete. This DIY Concrete and Copper Bench was made using Quikrete Countertop Mix in White and 3/4″ copper pipes. This is a really easy DIY Concrete project and the white concrete and copper combination has a nice modern design aesthetic. LINKS: Check out Modustrial Maker’s YouTube channel for more […]


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Dec
12
By Ben Uyeda

EP145 DIY 3D Printed Cabinet


INSTRUCTIONS: This video was sponsored by NordVPN. Get 75% off a 3-year plan with the code HOMEMADE for an extra month free. Protect yourself online, today! I am working on a new series of 3D printed furniture. I am still pretty new to 3D printing, but I thought it would be fun to share these […]


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Dec
12
By Ben Uyeda

EP143 DIY Marble Backsplash


INSTRUCTIONS: This DIY marble backsplash was made out of mesh mounted hexagon tiles from the Home Depot. I wanted an asymmetrical modern look and used the hexagons to create a landscape aesthetic. We used Fusion Pro Grout in Bright White which is by far the best grout I have ever used. It is a bit […]


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Dec
11
By Ben Uyeda

EP144 Self-Draining Herb Garden


INSTRUCTIONS: I made a DIY Herb Garden out of marble tile that drains into my kitchen sink. I cut the marble tile with a tile saw and then glued it together using clear construction adhesive. I used organic soil and herbs in this DIY stone planter to celebrate Home Depot’s involvement with the Greenbuild Conference. […]


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Dec
10
By Ben Uyeda

EP142 DIY Outdoor Kitchen Island with DIY Concrete Countertops


INSTRUCTIONS: I made this outdoor kitchen island with DIY concrete countertops and a steel + wood base for Chef Amanda Haas and her fleet of Traeger Grills. I used Quikrete Countertop mix to make the concrete countertops and I sealed them with Varathane paste wax. I used Cumaru deck boards for the shelves and an […]


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Nov
6
By Ben Uyeda

EP141 DIY Concrete Chair with Carbon Fiber Rods


INSTRUCTIONS: This video is sponsored by Rust-Oleum. I got some misprinted carbon fiber golf club shafts and used them with Quikrete countertop mix to make a concrete and carbon fiber outdoor chair that I painted with an ombre finish using Rustoleom 2x spray paint. This was a really easy DIY concrete project and it’s not […]


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