Sep
28
By Ben Uyeda

EP114 DIY Laundry Room Makeover


I needed new laundry machines for one of my rental units and decided to build a counter and storage systems around them. I visited my local Home Depot to look at different options but ultimately made the decision at home and ordered them online. I scheduled the delivery and installation through Home Depot. This project […]


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Aug
31
By Ben Uyeda

EP113 DIY Fold-Out Gym


I designed this DIY crossfit style home gym so that it can fold out of the wall. When folded up it takes up less than 4 sq ft of floor space and only takes about 8 hours to build. The cabinet made out of 3/4″ and 1/2″ furniture grade plywood that is glued and screwed […]


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Jul
8
By Ben Uyeda

EP112 DIY Wood Fired Hot Tub


Warning! Wood fire hot tubs can overheat and cause injuries. This project is for demonstration purposes only. I used a stock tank and some copper tubing to make a wood fired hot tub. This project cost around $250 and took about 2 hours. SUPPLIES: Quikrete Fast Setting Concrete Mix Available at Home Depot Quikrete Gravel […]


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Jun
13
By Ben Uyeda

EP111 DIY Modern Plywood Sofa


This DIY modern plywood sofa is made out of 2-1/2” sheets of ¾” plywood from Home Depot. The cushions are made out of foam from foambymail.com I bought the leather to cover the foam cushions from tandyleather.com SUPPLIES: ¾” Plywood Available at Home Depot


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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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