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Happy Birthday, Leatherneck

November 10th is the birthday of the Marine Corps, and my buddy Master Craftsman Rob North is a proud member of that …

Before and Afterlife

Every DIY comes with a before and after tour. Before there were so many plans and dreams for the future. After – …

Watch Your Step

The stairway in a 100 year old house can be steep, winding and treacherous. In #1915House it was always my plan to …

In the In-Between

There shouldn’t be a space like this in #1915House. There shouldn’t be in any house. I’m between the walls, or between the …

Time to Step Inside

Nothing has got according to plan in the renovation of #1915House. I’m done pretending the weirdness isn’t happening. I have to find …

No Time to Sleep

This is not a vlog. I don’t do dream journals or updates on my week. But something happened. Something I have to …

Practical Joke on the Joker

I’m stepping away from upstairs projects. Things were getting a bit too weird up there, so it’s time to lighten things up …

Like Ripping off a Bandage

Now that the walls are taken care of (except for the windows that lead nowhere) it’s time to attack this worn, ugly …

Behind the Walls

  This 100 year old house is covered with paneling that was put up in the 60s. Why would they want to …

Skeleton Pedestal

Finally putting a personal touch on the master bath of my 100 year old house by fabricating a custom pedestal sink. Who …

Walkthrough to the Other Side

When you move into a new house, every visitor gets the tour. Follow me through #1915House and see what I have planned …

Do You Hear It?

Thank you for following along in my adventure to fix up #1915House, but Something is wrong. When you renovate you stir the …

What’s Happening at #1915House?

What’s happening at #1915House? You know I’m fixing the old place up, but things are getting… strange. Things wake up when you …

One Day Upcycling Makeover

In the morning there was nothing in this nook. Now it’s an built-in vanity made from several pieces acquired at the #habitatforhumanity …

The Load

Tool load-out for another GMC DIY Expert Consultant thing. Don’t know what I’m building – bringing everything

History Lesson

Casters with used up clay wheels off a restoration project  (remember roller skates with clay wheels?)

School Supplies

When you’re me… You get a call from a friend when something like this shows up on a curb #upcycle

Do You Even Lift?

Missed the gym today, but spent an hour lifting, lugging, sorting & chucking logs, doors, rocks, farm implements & bob wire. Now …

National Martini Day

I warned you it’s #NationalMartiniDay. Changing it up with a Tequila Martini. Triple Sec instead of vermouth. Dash of orange bitters. Jalapeño …

Science!

Experiment no. 246 – pencil responds largely as expected when subjected to welder #science #doitwithjustin

Haunted?

Wind blew the cover off the attic access at the foot of the bed last night. Scared the bejesus outta me #haunted …

It’s So Sticky

I think it’s fair to say I’m a pretty good maker of things and problem solver – but I’m being totally defeated …

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year from all of us (me) at DoItWithJustin.com to all of you! Looking forward to DIYs, upcycling, problem solving, home …

How to Haunt Your Bathroom

The bathroom in my 100 year old craftsman style house is getting a makeover. The mirror is temporarily down, which gives me …

DoItWithCocktails: Royal Fizz

After building the weightlifting bench, I needed a cocktail with fitness in mind. High protein is the way to go. This variation on …

Making a Mannequin Stand

I acquired two mannequins from a store that was going out of business. They’re only torsos, so to get them up off …