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How to Build a Space-Saving 3-Tiered Planter

Using rot-resistant cedar lumber from the home center, This Old House DIY Expert and House One Editor Jenn Largesse shows how to build a space-saving tiered planter.

DIY folding laptop table
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How to Make a Folding Laptop Table

Need a comfy place to work from your couch? DIY Expert & House One editor Jenn Largesse shows you how to build a custom laptop table that easily stores away when not in use.

DIY Scrap Wood Storage
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How to Build a DIY Scrap Wood Holder 

Need a place to store your scrap wood for future projects? This DIY scrap wood holder is perfect for your garage or workshop, so you can keep everything out of the way and organized for your next project.

Cottage on the Cape, Idea House 2020, Garage
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How to Make Geometric Wood Wall Art 

House One’s Jenn Largesse demonstrates how to easily create a beautiful and unique piece of wooden art for under $40.

Jenn Largesse builds a porch swing bench
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How to Build a DIY Porch Swing

House One’s Jenn Largesse demonstrates how to build a very simple, but stylish porch swing.

Round tufted storage ottoman
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How to Make a No-Sew Round Tufted Storage Ottoman (Part 1)

House One’s Jenn Largesse demonstrates how to build a round tufted ottoman without having to sew. In part one of this project, Jenn builds the frame of the ottoman, secures the foam, and wraps all of the pieces in batting.

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3 Ways to Finish Plywood Edges

Watch these three easy ways to conceal plywood edges for more professional-looking results.

Framed fabric print
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How to Build a Wall-Sized Frame for a Fabric Print

Do you love the look of wall murals, but are too hesitant to commit to the permanence of paint or wallpaper? This project will give you the look of a mural, without the commitment.

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How to Build an Umbrella Stand Side Table

This Old House DIY Expert and House One Editor Jenn Largesse demonstrates how to make a simple outdoor side table that holds an umbrella and has a hideaway to keep drinks cool.

Leaning Ladder Bookcase
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How to Build a Leaning Ladder Bookcase

Looking to add an element of design to your living room or entryway? A leaning ladder bookcase can easily be built for a third of the price you’d pay to buy one at the store. Follow these easy steps to learn how to DIY a ladder shelf.

DIY wooden bike rack
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How to Build a Mobile Bicycle Rack (For Kids)

Need a place to store your children’s bicycles, without having to put holes or hooks into the wall? Watch this video and read our guide to building an easy DIY kids bike rack.

House One host Jenn Largesse interviews Jen of House of Wood in this installment of House One Maker Interview Series.
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Maker Interview: Jen of House of Wood

House One host Jenn Largesse interviews Jen Woodhouse from House of Wood in this installment of House One Maker Interview Series.

John Malecki
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Maker Interview: John Malecki

House One’s Aaron Massey interviews John Malecki in this installment of House One Maker Interview Series.

Ben Uyeda of Homemade Modern
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Maker Interview: Ben Uyeda of Homemade Modern

House One host Jenn Largesse interviews Maker Ben Uyeda of Homemade Modern in this installment of House One Maker Interview Series.

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How to Prep a Fireplace for New Tile

Watch DIY Expert & House One Editor Jenn Largesse, as she covers phase one of her fireplace wall makeover and upgrades her mantel with new molding.

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How to Tile a Fireplace

DIY Expert & House One editor Jenn Largesse installs tile on her fireplace and surround.

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How to Make a DIY Circle Jig for a Router

It can be very difficult to create a perfectly circular cut with a jigsaw. Luckily, there’s another easy way to cut a circle using a router and a simple DIY circle jig. Watch this video to learn how.

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How to Make a Tall, Tapered Planter

This Old House DIY Expert & House One’s Jenn Largesse shows how to set up a miter saw to create geometric planter, shelves, and more.

Cat sitting on top of a DIY bed made from a basket.
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How to Make a Cat Bed from a Basket

Need a place for your cat to nap? You can make an easy DIY cat bed using some plywood, a basket, and some creativity. Watch as DIY Expert & House One Editor Jenn Largesse shows you how.

Midcentury writing desk
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How to Build a DIY Midcentury-Style Desk

Build a Midcentury-style desk with This Old House DIY Expert & House One Editor, Jenn Largesse.

Dark accent wall
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How to Paint a Dark Accent Wall

Create a dramatic accent wall with a deep color.

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How to Upcycle a Bookcase into a Kitchen Island

How to turn a bookcase into a kitchen island with fresh paint and a new top.

DIY pet house
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How to Build a DIY Pet House

Build your dog or cat a stylish home using a half sheet of plywood. Download these plans and watch the video for instructions on how to build it.

Mounted magazine rack
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Build a DIY Magazine Rack

A DIY wall magazine rack is the perfect place to store and display your favorite magazines. The clear front and slim design is also perfect for displaying photos, records, and other artwork. Watch this video for instructions on how to build a magazine rack for your home.

Anne Briggs of All Trades.
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Maker Interview: Anne Briggs of Anne of All Trades

House One host Jenn Largesse interviews Anne Briggs of All Trades in this installment of the House One Maker Interview Series.

Jaime Costiglio
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Maker Interview: Jaime Costiglio

House One host Jenn Largesse interviews Jaime Costiglio in this installment of the House One Maker Interview Series.

Bob Clagett of I Like to Make Stuff
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Maker Interview: Bob Clagett of I Like to Make Stuff

House One host Jenn Largesse interviews Bob Clagett of I Like to Make Stuff in this installment of the House One Maker Interview Series.

April Wilkerson of Wilker Do’s
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Maker Interview: April Wilkerson of Wilker Do’s

House One host Jenn Largesse interviews April Wilkerson of Wilker Do’s in this installment of the House One Maker Interview Series.

House One’s Jenn Largesse interviews Stephen Michutka of The Wood Pastor.
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Maker Interview: Stephen Michutka of The Wood Pastor

House One host Aaron Massey interviews Stephen Michutka of The Wood Pastor in this installment of the House One Maker Interview Series.

Mike Montgomery of Modern Builds
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Maker Interview: Mike Montgomery of Modern Builds

House One host Jenn Largesse interviews Mike Montgomery of Modern Builds in this installment of House One Maker Interview Series.

Jenn Largesse removed a broken light bulb with a tennis ball.
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7 Smart Everyday Uses for Old Tennis Balls

This Old House DIY Expert & House One Editor Jenn Largesse shares a few smart ways to put your tennis balls to use without ever hitting the court.