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John Malecki

Workshop
How to Build the Ultimate Miter Saw Station with a Downdraft Table

DIY Miter Saw Station Plans for Your Garage or Workshop

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Jan 21, 2020

John Malecki

Reclaimed Wood
MASSIVE Live Edge Table with Epoxy River

I consider myself super lucky to be a maker in this digital age that we live in, able to show off my favorite projects...

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Nov 27, 2019

John Malecki

Remodel
The Home Reno’: Amazing First Floor Remodel

When the Home Depot reached out to work together on their fall flooring campaign, I knew I wanted to update my whole house eventually,...

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Nov 13, 2019

John Malecki

Reclaimed Wood
How to Make & Mount a Reclaimed Wood Mantle

Remodeling my home has certainly been a rewarding experience. From kicking off the renovation in the guest bedroom with new hardwood floors, shelving, and...

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Oct 22, 2019

John Malecki

Custom
How to Make a Damascus Wedding Ring

Last February, I made a decision that would change my life forever. We were on a mini-vacation in Washington DC and I got down...

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Sep 20, 2019

John Malecki

Remodel
How to Install Engineered Hardwood Floors

I live in a nearly 100-year-old house in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. What that means for my home is that it has tons of character --...

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Sep 16, 2019

John Malecki

Wood
How to Build a Wooden Crate for Shipping or Storage

If you follow my blog, you know I’ve been working with Timberland Pro on a lot of my recent builds. As one of my...

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Sep 6, 2019

John Malecki

Remodel
The Home Reno’: Transforming My Guest Bedroom

In May of 2017, I bought a house that’s about 100 years old located in the heart of Pittsburgh, PA. When...

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Aug 30, 2019

John Malecki

Reclaimed Wood
I Teach a Woodworking Class on Making a Waterfall Edge Table

If you guys have been following me, my channel, and my social media, you may remember my live waterfall edge table that I made...

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Aug 23, 2019

John Malecki

Wood
I Build a Massive Epoxy-Inset Live Edge Conference Table

I recently reached out the the guys at Black Rifle Coffee Company - a veteran-owned and operated coffee company based out of Salt Lake...

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Aug 9, 2019

John Malecki

Reclaimed Wood
5 Tips for Making Better Live Edge Furniture

If yinz keep up with my furniture builds, you know that I’ve been creating a ton of live edge projects lately. I love the...

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Jul 5, 2019

John Malecki

Custom
How to Build a Bullet Casing Table Insert

I’ve been a fan of veteran-owned small batch coffee company Black Rifle Coffee Company for years now. As part of my mission to be .....

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Jun 28, 2019

John Malecki

Wood
How to Build a DIY Dartboard Cabinet

Every year Woodcraft has a trade show in which their vendors gather to talk business with franchise members. I was invited to take part...

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Jun 14, 2019

John Malecki

Custom
How to Build a Massive 6-Foot DIY Pizza Peel

My fiance’s father is a huge food guy (as am I) and is building a brick pizza oven up at their camp. The perfect...

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May 14, 2019

John Malecki

Reclaimed Wood
Custom Live Edge Table DIY with A Zipper River

Building A Live Edge Table with A Zipper River! We’ve all seen the Live Edge River Tables floating around the makerspace,...

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Mar 22, 2019

John Malecki

Clean
How to Remove Rust from Tools Your Find Around the Workshop

Recently I started reading the Anarchist Tool Chest by Christopher Schwarz of Lost Art Press - as per the recommendation...

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Mar 10, 2019

John Malecki

Custom
How to Make a Jewelry Box: The Advanced Woodworking How-To

How To Make A Jewelry Box A year and a half ago I found myself at a local bar with a...

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Feb 15, 2019

John Malecki

Custom
DIY Epoxy Resin Sign with LEDs

As most of you can tell, I spend a lot of time in my workshop. Whether I’m building, filming, or...

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Feb 8, 2019

John Malecki

Workshop
DIY Shop Cart + Free Build Plan

After moving the shop to the new 2,500 square foot facility, I came to a realization; I have to move...

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Feb 1, 2019