Even DIYers get it wrong…

Part 4 of my Home Office Renovation is to paint 2 pieces of major furniture: A double bookshelf and my desk. The desk interior cubby needs one more coat, but after that, I'm stalled while doing my part to #StayAtHome. After all, there's so much more to do on this renovation. I thought the double … Continue reading Even DIYers get it wrong…

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

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