Apr
15
By Ben Uyeda

EP110 Plywood Table


I designed this DIY plywood table so that it could be made out of a single sheet of ¾” plywood. The only power tools that I used were a circular saw and a drill/driver. This table does NOT require a CNC machine to make. SUPPLIES: ¾” Plywood Available at Home Depot I made two of […]


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Apr
5
By Ben Uyeda

EP109 Concrete Dog Dish


I made this concrete dog dish station out of Quikrete 5000. The stainless steel dog dishes pop in and out of the concrete station. SUPPLIES: Quikrete 5000 Available at Home Depot I used 2 bags of Quikrete 5000 concrete mix to make the concrete countertop. ¾” Melamine Available at Home Depot I used melamine to […]


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Mar
10
By Ben Uyeda

EP108 Zig Zag Sofa


I designed this sofa so that it has a built-in counter along the back. The counter gives it additional functionality that makes it great for having a get-together for watching a movie or sporting event, even in a small space. The frame for this DIY sofa is made out of ¾” thick plywood, a 2×10, […]


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Mar
8
By Ben Uyeda

EP107 Wine Bar with Concrete Countertop


I designed this DIY wine bar so that the base can be made entirely out of 2x4s. I made a concrete countertop for it but it could also be made with wood countertops consisting of 2x4s. The wine rack system is quite versatile and could easily be adapted to create a wine storage system for […]


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Mar
7
By Ben Uyeda

EP106 Media Console


This DIY Media Console is made out of a 2×12 and angle irons. The shelves were designed to store vinyl records. This project is quite sturdy and could also be used as a bench with shoe storage underneath. I designed this version for my turntable, vinyl collection and audio engine speakers but it would also […]


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Dec
22
By Ben Uyeda

EP105 Toilet Tank Lid


Ok this project is pretty silly but it was a fun experiment and is one of the pieces that visitors always talk about. I made a silicone copy mold out of my existing toilet tank lid and then cast a white concrete top in that mold using Quikrete countertop mix in white. I salvaged a […]


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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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