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DIY Pendant Light: Bright New Life for a Rusty Birdcage
January 2, 2015
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DIY Pendant Light: Bright New Life for a Rusty Birdcage

A couple years ago, we found a rusty birdcage at a salvage shop. We buy lots of crap (old boards, mostly). The guy we buy crap from sometimes gives us crap. So, this birdcage was free. Some people have punch cards for the local deli. We apparently belong to an unofficial loyalty program at the local junk […]

WWII Ship Hatch Turned Coffee Table
November 19, 2014
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WWII Ship Hatch Turned Coffee Table

Each fall, our neighborhood hosts a mass, coordinated garage sale. For one day, fifty-plus families throw their garbage in the yard instead of the dumpster, and people pay them for the opportunity to haul it away. We’ve become garage sale connoisseurs since Hannah came along, because children’s toys a) cost a fortune and b) should […]

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