So you’re working on a project, and have a bunch of paint on your palette that you’ve paintstakingly mixed to the right color, when you realize that, oops, you can’t finish in time. And leaving your possibly pricey paints out to dry and become useless feels terrible. Now what?Read more “How to make paint last longer”
So the bulk of my hobby room was done by the end of June. But putting that room together isn’t the only thing I did before summer went into overdrive and drove me out of my hobby room for a good two months. I also bought hardware! This article doubles as a review of Lidl’s rotational multi-tool and their service. Spoiler: it’s not great…Read more “Tool Troubles (June 2018, part 1)”
I had wanted to start building my vertical storage extension, but the leftover pre-laminated OSB panels I had were no good for this project as I didn’t have the ability to saw them into the right sizes on my own, and many would’ve been too small to begin with, so after I finished drawing up my plans, I made another panel cut layout image so I’d know for sure what I’d need — then bought everything I’d need to get started with the building process. Read more “How we got here (June 2018, part 2)”
Everything I’d initially designed, I’d finally built. And all was, well… not perfect. My storage was great for large materials, but I had a lot of small tools and materials that I needed to store, and I wanted to come up with a better solution for that.