SKIL Router

Last week marked my 11th anniversary at my job – High Road, and thanks to their generosity I received a Home Depot gift card. Over the years I’ve been slowly building up my tool collection, but one item I’ve not given much consideration to was a router. I confess being fairly ignorant to their capabilities as…

Reading Nook: Bookcase Preparation

Due to the fact that the bed frame portion of the reading nook is so high of the ground (3 feet), there is a lot of empty space available for some creative use. After some thought and Pinterest inspiration I decided on putting in some bookshelves. The plan was to put in a solid foundation…

Reading Nook: Bed Frame Complete

This morning I finished off the frame of the bed by adding in the support ‘beams’ to give it a solid and sturdy base. Next step will be to add ¾” plywood to the top and I’m hoping that I have enough scraps to cover the top surface area. Since it will be covered with foam…

Reading Nook: Building the Ladder

With the bed frame now complete, it was time to turn my attention to the ladder. I based this off of an existing design done by 551 East as I thought it really looked sharp – that and the fact the bed frame is three feet off the ground (which is also what 551 East has…