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  1. How to Turn a Piano Bench into a Side Table
    • Difficulty 2

    • Cost 1

    • Time: 2-3 Hours

    How to Turn a Piano Bench into a Side Table

    Seattle's salvage yards, Goodwill stores, and estate sales are filled with second-hand treasures. After a quick visit to the Ballard Goodwill, I left with full hands. When I saw this piano bench, I knew it had great potential. A little brainstorming, a little elbow grease, and you've got a piano bench makeover!

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  2. Seattle Home Show Recap
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    Seattle Home Show Recap

    Dunn DIY takes over the 2014 Seattle Home Show!

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  3. Fall Home Maintenance Guide
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    Fall Home Maintenance Guide

    Fall is about cinnamon and pumpkin spice, but it's also about maintaining and protecting your home for the long haul. Local expert, Daniel Westbook, continues his four-part series on home maintenance with a fall guide for keeping your home in tip top shape all year round.

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  4. DIY Wood Trivets
    • Difficulty 1

    • Cost 2

    • Time: 1-2 Hours

    DIY Wood Trivets

    These wood trivets are equal parts beauty and function, and they are a lovely addition to any tablescape.

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  5. How to Build a DIY Backyard Fence: Part 1
    • Difficulty 2

    • Cost 4

    • Time: 3-4 Days

    How to Build a DIY Backyard Fence: Part 1

    Part one of a two-part series on the step-by-step process behind a beautiful and functional mid-century modern fence.

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  6. How To Make a Kids A-Frame Tent
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    • Cost 2

    • Time: 1-2 Hours

    How To Make a Kids A-Frame Tent

    This A-frame tent is not only simple, it's versatile! Kids will love to crawl in and out, have their own picnics, and read by flashlight—but you can also cover the frame with some polyethylene sheeting to create a greenhouse for plants like basil or cherry tomatoes.

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  7. How To Make A Cat Scratching Post
    • Difficulty 1

    • Cost 2

    • Time: 2-3 Hours

    How To Make A Cat Scratching Post

    We know how much people love their pets. Here's a quick and easy DIY cat scratching post for your feline friends!

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  8. IKEA Dresser Hack
    • Difficulty 1

    • Cost 2

    • Time: 4-5

    IKEA Dresser Hack

    With a little stain and spray paint, you can completely change the look of your furniture—and the combinations are endless! Get a modern look with off-white on deep walnut, or add a splash of color! From a yard sale find to an IKEA dresser, you can create a dramatic, and cheap, custom dresser!

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  9. How to Make a DIY Bow and Arrow for Kids
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    • Cost 1

    • Time: 2 Hours

    How to Make a DIY Bow and Arrow for Kids

    Back to school is right around the corner, but there are still a few more weeks to take advantage of outdoor summertime activities. This PVC pipe bow and arrow is cheap, simple, and fun! It's also great practice for little hands and fine motor skills!

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  • About Dunn DIY

    Home is what you make it. It's a feeling. It's a place where you can settle in and live out the truest expression of yourseft. Your home is your canvas, your signature. It's not a place to be ordinary. You're not. And neither are the spaces where we live. They are inspired. They are unique. They are reflections of our dreams, hopes, and aspirations. This is your chance to transform that imagined future into a reality - with wood stain, wall paint, and nails. Here you can do it yourself. Here you can be elegant, but gritty, independent, but empowered. It is a place where you can inspire and be inspired, a place where you can make it yours.

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    Dunn Lumber has been providing the greater Seattle area with expert service and quality materials for over 100 years. Over time, we've made long-lasting relationships with contractors and craftsmen.

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    • Daniel Westbrock
      Daniel Westbrock
    • Jim Coshow
      Jim Coshow
    • Mike Dunn
      Mike Dunn
    • Katherine Coshow
      Katherine Coshow
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      Todd Dermody
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