DIY Bee Trap

DIY Bee Trap

Hi Friends! This week’s DIY project is wonderful for the Spring and Summer months. If y’all are anything like us, we have a HUGE problem with carpenter bees. Those little stinkers have drilled holes all over the outside of our shed. And as aggravating as they are, they are even more harmful to your outdoor wooden structures!

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You see, when carpenter bees drill their holes, they may only appear to be an inch or two deep, but it rarely ends there. The carpenter bee will turn 90 degrees and bore a channel from 6 inches to as long as 4 feet. Over time, this can cause weak areas in your lumber, and can become very unsafe.  It is not uncommon to find several pairs of carpenter bees nesting in one structure.  They frequently nest near each other and often in the same area year after year, causing extensive damage.  So, you may find old holes near newer ones.Continue reading

Update On Our Grey Dining Set Refinish…

Update On Our Grey Dining Set Refinish…

Hi Friends! We wanted to share a QUICK UPDATE of the grey dining set refinish with y’all! For those of you who are just tuning in, click here and here for a little recap of this project! These past posts will not only give you some details on this custom client refinish, but will also show some of the work that we have already completed up until this point.

And here is what we have completed since then: Continue reading