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Fiber Optic Star Ceiling

By Phil Vandermeer / December 16, 2015

Just getting started and looking for ideas? Read my introduction to ceiling stars first. Fiber Optic Star Ceiling Project 8ft round with 600 stars and ambient light for media room. Total cost was about $635. This Fiber Optic Star Ceiling is based on an 8ft circle with 600 stars based on the LED illuminator from Wiedamark or you can […]


How To Build A Shed

By Phil Vandermeer / October 13, 2014

Sometimes building a shed in the backyard is the perfect idea for extra storage! Building a shed from a kit is a great way for the novice to this project. How to Build A Shed The easiest way to build a shed in the backyard is to make a trip to the local Lowe’s or […]


Fence Materials: Cedar Fencing & Other Styles For a Private Yard

By Phil Vandermeer / January 24, 2013

Are you considering building a fence this spring? If so, it’s helpful to get an overview of the different types of fence materials and styles available. We’ve gathered this information for you below. As you read through these options, take some time to daydream about how each one might look in your yard! Installation: Fence […]


Organizing My Garage: First Steps And Goals

By Phil Vandermeer / October 10, 2012

The Garage – First Things First… Organizing my garage seemed like a pipe dream for a long time. Things would come up, work got in the way, etc. etc. blah blah. To boot, it’s SO messy that I dreaded anyone seeing it. Okay. I had a video posted of the horrible mess, but I had […]


When You Decide To Convert A Carport Into A Garage

By Phil Vandermeer / August 21, 2012

My sister and her husband have lived in their amazing home for 5 years now. The two of them have loved every aspect of the home except one, they wanted to convert a carport into a garage alongside their home. Since buying the home they have contemplated building around the carport to create a garage […]

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