Sawdust Therapy

I’ve had a few craptastic days in a row.  And to top it off, I seem to be coming down with a cold.  To get myself out of my little rut, I’m letting each cut of the miter saw melt away the stress.

They are in preparation of building this:

After nearly three years of DIY and using folding tables in the garage, I am finally building my first sturdy workbench.  This is the first of two, but now that all of the pieces are cut, it’s only a matter of assembling before my table is ready to go.

I’m creating a new Pinterest board as well for garage inspiration.  I want to finally have a shop I can feel comfortable to work in instead of cramped and cranky.  If you have some of your own garage/wood shop makeovers to share, please leave a link in the comments.

via hOmE NYC

And because it seems like so many projects between the DIY Diva and I overlap (granted, hers are always more badass than mine), check out her awesome post about workbenches and men with beards.

The sawdust is flying, and I feel like it’s about time!

Sarah

Psst:  Want more?  I love to post sneak peeks on Facebook and Instagram.  You can also find me on Hometalk and Twitter at uglyducklingDIY.

Comments

  1. Paula says

    We cleaned out our garage this weekend – but unfortunately that only meant lugging 18 bags of trash to the curb and fitting our cars in it – no actual organization happened yet. But now that we have all the junk cleared out, I hope I can super organize it soon. We gutted our kitchen but saved our old cabinets to mount in the garage which I am excited about.

    When are we going to see the bathroom?! =)

  2. Christina @ Floridays Mom says

    You for sure won't be getting an inspiration photo of my garage/gym/storage/workspace Its a wreck! Nice work on the bench…I'd say 3 years have taught you well.

  3. says

    I love it! I can barely step foot in ours and regret not getting my crap together and having a yard sale. Maybe I'll do it in the dead of winter- no competition that way ;)

    Looking forward to the pins and progress posts!

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