Motivated on the Weekend

During the week I never have any motivation do accomplish anything around the house, but on the weekends I am very damn productive, especially first thing in the morning. This weekend I cleaned several rooms and closets in the house, organized a bunch of junk, took six bags of old clothes to Goodwill, and spent several hours in the garage beginning to build the first farmhouse bench. In fact I learned how to utilize my circular saw to notch wood, as seen below. Once a bunch of slits were sawed next to each other, I was simply able to knock them all out with a couple pounds of the hammer.

Notching wood so I can build a farmhouse bench.
Notching wood so I can build a farmhouse bench.

And then I was able to do this.

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Those are the legs for the bench. I should have plenty of time to work on the project this week with Lauren on the road for work.

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One comment

  1. I’m impressed…..looks like you’re finding your way around wood working tools quite well. My only fear is Mom will say ” make me one of those just like Ryan did” .

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