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John Malecki

I Build A SMOKER From A 65-Year-Old Compressor!

Facebook Marketplace is a very interesting place. That’s where I found a junky old air tank for $60, and today we are turning it into a smoker. I’ve wanted one of these smokers for a long time, but can you guess how expensive they are?

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Aug 27, 2021

John Malecki

3 LEVELS of Adirondack Chairs — DIY to PRO Build

Since it’s summertime, you probably need somewhere to sit outside. Because you may need some outdoor chairs, we decided to show you three levels of Adirondack chairs.

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Aug 26, 2021

John Malecki

EPIC Back Yard Transformation - Pt. 1 Demolition

Sam just bought a house, and now we have one more place to start renovating. Last summer, we did a deck on my house, and it turned out to be insanely beautiful. Now this summer, it’s Sam’s turn.

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Aug 19, 2021

John Malecki

How To Stamp Concrete - EPIC Backyard Transformation Pt. 2

After we finished up our demolition in the last episode, it’s now time to get cracking on the patio. Shout out to mother nature for letting the clouds open right up in Sam’s backyard.

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Aug 19, 2021

John Malecki

How To Pour Concrete Stairs - EPIC Backyard Transformation Pt. 3

In the last episode of this series, we were seriously impressed with how the concrete patio turned out (if you haven’t seen it, check it out here). After seeing what we did with that patio, the outdoor stairs looked even more tragic than before.

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Aug 19, 2021

John Malecki

How To Build an Outdoor Kitchen - EPIC Backyard Transformation Pt. 4

Now that the stairs and concrete are done, it’s time to start building Sam’s kitchen. Thank God Pit Boss just released a series of brand new griddles because they will look KILLER in this outdoor kitchen.

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Aug 19, 2021

John Malecki

Pouring Concrete Outdoor Counters - EPIC Backyard Transformation Pt. 5

We built these incredible counters in our last episode of the outdoor kitchen renovation, but we didn’t show you how to make the countertops — we saved that for this video. You might have seen the result in the last episode, but you’re going to want to check out how we put together these bad boys.

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Aug 19, 2021

John Malecki

EASY 2 Day Pergola Build + GIVEAWAY Winners - EPIC Backyard Transformation Pt. 6

The time has come. We are on our last episode of Sam’s backyard transformation. The patio project has come along nicely, with a few squirrelly moments, of course.

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Aug 19, 2021

John Malecki

ULTIMATE & EASY Router Table Build

Just like most shops, we have a router table. Since we are idiots with power tools, we ended up breaking said router table.

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Aug 3, 2021

John Malecki

Three Levels of Cornhole Boards — DIY to PRO Build

Cornhole just isn’t as fun when you don’t have personalized boards, don’t you agree? When you’re aiming for something you love, it just makes the game that much more enjoyable.

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Aug 3, 2021

John Malecki

5 Epoxy River Table Tips for Beginners

Over the past few years, the boys and I have shown you some of the most incredible epoxy builds, and we thought it’s time to share some of our fantastic knowledge with you. I’ve gotten a ton of questions from yinz on how the hell we manage to build these epoxy river tables, and now it’s time to reveal our secrets.

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Aug 3, 2021

John Malecki

ULTIMATE Fishing Kayak Trailer Build

If you follow me on Instagram (subtle plug), you know that I like to fish. When I get the free time to get around to fishing,

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Aug 3, 2021

John Malecki

EPIC Full Kitchen Renovation — Start to Finish!

We finally did it! The kitchen remodel is done. When we started, I didn’t have a baby or a new kitchen. When we finished, I had my beautiful bundle of joy and an EPIC kitchen.

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Jul 14, 2021

John Malecki

HUGE 26 Foot Long EPOXY River Table Bar Build!

Boys, we’re building RIVERS! This project isn’t just any river table build — it’s going to be a 26-foot long table.

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Jun 18, 2021

John Malecki

We Finish The Kitchen — Renovating My Kitchen Part 7

This kitchen has been one BIG uphill battle, but we finally could put a cap on it. This renovation has been a hell of a ride, and Thank God I had Sam and Jordan to help me out.

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May 25, 2021

John Malecki

DIY Concrete Counters — Renovating My Kitchen Part 6

This episode is a little bit of an old-school style as we just take you through the whole process of our DIY counters! It really wouldn’t be a John Malecki kitchen renovation without a few wrong turns, so don’t worry, we didn’t leave those out for you. If you take one tip out of this entire video, it should be that if you ever put blind trust in Jordan, be ready to pay with your wallet and your time.

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May 18, 2021

John Malecki

We Made HUGE Mistakes Installing the Cabinets — Renovating My Kitchen Pt. 5

Welcome back to “Idiots with Power Tools” who try to build things but don’t know how to read! This episode is the definition of getting Squirrelly

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May 17, 2021

John Malecki

Renovating My Kitchen Part 4—Flooring and Drywall

On the 4th episode of ‘Idiots Build a Kitchen,’ we take on the flooring and drywall! We are taking my 25-year-old kitchen and making it look brand spanking new.

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May 17, 2021

John Malecki

1 Sheet + 1 Board 48 Hour Chair Build Challenge!

The boys and I battle it out for 48 hours in another 1 Sheet + 1 Board Chair Build Challenge! Both teams get limited materials and we spin a wheel to pick the project, then it’s off to the races.

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Apr 7, 2021