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How to Install Board and Batten Wainscoting (White Painted Square over Rectangle Pattern)
Fred | January 1, 2015
How to Install Board and Batten Wainscoting (White Painted Square over Rectangle Pattern)

For the last few months, we’ve been contemplating how to spruce up our relatively small upstairs hallway (below). We had installed wainscoting in our prior home’s living room, and thought that might add the visual interest we were looking for here. Then, inspired by Wilker Do’s recent board and batten video tutorial, I started gathering ideas on Pinterest for an elegant but simple design that could take this space up a notch. We settled on a 48″ high square-over-rectangle  board and batten design.... 

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Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2013
Ethan | June 18, 2013
Milwaukee New Product Symposium 2013

Last week I had the┬áprivilege┬áto attend the Milwaukee Tools 2013 New Product Symposium. If you’re not familiar, just about every year, Milwaukee gathers online and print media from all over the world to check out their most recent innovations. This year was a top-notch event with a lot of cool tools and accessories. To get real-time updates from media events like this one (and the JET / Powermatic event coming up), be sure to follow OPC on Twitter. I’m constantly tweeting pictures and info about what users can expect to see... 

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Creativity Unleashed Link Party: Week 58!
Jocie | February 26, 2015
Creativity  Unleashed Link Party: Week 58!

Welcome back to the NEW Creativity Unleashed Link Party, where you inspire us with your most recent decor, crafts, DIY, and recipes!!  I am excited to announce that you voted and we heard you!! The BIG winner were these deadly and delicious Bacon & Egg Biscuit Breakfast Paninis from Wine and Glue.   Link Party & Mega Rockstar Contest! What’s the deal with the Mega Rockstar Contest, you ask? Every week, each host picks a Rockstar from the projects that were linked up that week, for a total of five... 

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