This is completely out of my comfort zone.
- All of his tools are locked up in storage somewhere.
- A townhome is not the most ideal setting for a construction site.
- It would have involved an extra trip to Lowes (okay, five extra trips to Lowes).
- I really just wanted to do it on my own.
I learned how to use a kreg jig (and, let’s be honest, what a kreg jig is.) This is similar to the one she used and comes with just about everything you need, including the clamp.
I loved every second of it and definitely learned new skills that empower me to take on new projects at home. I keep saying “I know I could build that” but never actually do.
If you follow me on instagram, you’ll know I’ve already starting collecting new books to help me learn more. I’m also in love with Shanty-2-Chic, a website created by women with tons of free furniture building plans. Now that I have a few basics, watch out!