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How to Paint an Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating (Quikrete Example)
Ethan | October 18, 2014
How to Paint an Epoxy Concrete Floor Coating (Quikrete Example)

Our garage workshop floor was in need of some serious TLC.  We applied an epoxy garage floor coating to cover the ugly oil stains and give the shop a nice, polished look. I’m amazed at the difference the floor makes and would recommend an epoxy coating for anyone looking to class-up their garage, basement or other concrete surface. Read on to learn how we did it and a few tips to remember when you start this project. Editors Note: A lot of readers have found this article helpful in transforming their own basement or garage.... 

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

Last week I had the privilege to 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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Ethan | April 19, 2013
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Creativity Unleashed: Link Party #44
Jocie | October 30, 2014
Creativity Unleashed: Link Party #44

Welcome back to the Creativity Unleashed Link Party! As always, we are super excited for you to unleash your creativity upon us, whether that’s decor, recipes, crafts, or DIY.  And in case you missed it, here’s our creativity from this week. Homemade Hot Chocolate Mix Recipe from Practically Functional The Teal Pumpkin Project from One Project Closer Fall Caramel Apple Mason Jar Gifts from Shaken Together No Grout Mosaic Tile Mirror from The DIY Village Link Party Features Week #43 Here are just a few of my faves from... 

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