Category: Woodshop

Ice Fishing Rod Rack

Ice Fishing Rod Rack – Easiest Fishing Rod Rack in the History of Ever

Joseph’s favorite. favorite. favorite. hobby is ice fishing. No joke. He spends hours organizing his gear, mapping all the lakes, is a super active member of lakestatefishing.com … the whole 9 yards. Last year when ice fishing season ended in March, he started talking about how he was excited for this year’s season. And this year, he’s already been out twice and it’s only December. Granted, only once on actual ice … the other time he was in a canoe breaking through the ice ……

How to Choose a Wood Stain

Wood Finishing – Selecting Wood Stain: What Stain Should I Use

Ever been in the stain aisle at your local hardware store, just staring at all the different options, and have no idea what stain to use?

Been there, done that.

Gel, Polyshade, Oil-based, Water-based, Varnish, Organic … the list goes on.

Here’s a quick run-through of the most common wood stains (the stuff you’ll find in any hardware store) and their differences to help you decide.…

DIY Advent Wreath Cube

DIY Advent Wreath Cube

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This past Sunday was the start of Advent, so I put this quick Advent wreath together last week. It’s kinda like those popsicle projects for kids … but for adults! I just played with a few wooden dowels until I liked it and the candles fit, and this is what I came up with.

Enjoy the free plans!

Christmas Tablescape - DIY Vintage Sled

Christmas Tablescape – DIY Vintage Sled

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This year I am lucky enough to be participating in a Christmas tablescape blog hop with 8 other talented bloggers! If you’re stopping by from the hop, welcome and don’t forget to visit the other bloggers linked below!

I like to focus on building here at Bitterroot DIY, so I whipped up a cute sled centerpiece for this hop. It only took about half an hour to make … and I even did it twice since it completely fell apart after the first attempt (don’t ask…)

Simple One Drawer DIY Nightstand

Simple One Drawer DIY Nightstand

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So, about a year ago I promised Joseph I’d build us a set of matching nightstands …

They were supposed to be my second build.

No matter.

I’m only 1 year behind.

I guess I can’t complain too much next time I ask him to do something and he takes a year to get around to it …

Ahhhh, marriage 😉

Christmas Gift Wrapping - DIY Wood Gift Tags

Christmas Gift Wrapping – DIY Wood Gift Tags

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This year I joined 13 other bloggers in a Christmas gift wrapping blog hop! If you’re stopping by from the hop, welcome and don’t forget to visit the other bloggers linked below!

I like to focus on building here at Bitterroot DIY, so I decided to make some super simple DIY wood gift tags.

They’re a fun Christmas craft and add a little personal touch to your gifts!

DIYer Gift Guide

Gift Guide – Ultimate Gift Guide for the DIYer in Your Life

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Looking for gift ideas for the DIYer in your life? I’ve compiled the ultimate gift guide just for you!

You’ll find ideas ranging from $5 to over $100, all categorized according to price. Just click on the photo to start browsing.

Who am I kidding … this is my own Christmas list 😉

Happy shopping! …