Going tankless: Thoughts on tankless water heaters

Happy 2019! First off, thanks for sticking with me into 2019! While I have been focused more on my novel WIP (Work-In-Progress) and the last volume of my eStory trilogy (see ymnelson.com for that), I'm still doing home improvements, DIY projects, crafting, and generally breaking stuff up. To get all the juicy posts about my … Continue reading Going tankless: Thoughts on tankless water heaters


DIY Custom Closet Shelf

Tools Needed: 1/2 Plywood sheet (This was a 2' x 4' sheet)--this is our shelf, 1" x 3" x 8' board (this is a furring strip board)--this will be cut into 3 pieces and act as cleats: pieces that will support the shelf, 1" x 2" x 8' board (this is also a furring strip)--this … Continue reading DIY Custom Closet Shelf

Raised bed

Difficulty Level: Easy Tools: untreated wood (preferably cedar--this is not, but I was just trying something.) I picked my length based on boards that were pre-cut. The width is based on the leftover wood I had. "rust-proof" outdoor nails-- I would use wood screws if I could do this over. I made this project a … Continue reading Raised bed