We had this old, boring builder grade towel rack in our master bathroom that we have wanted to swap out for a while. My wife found unique hardware at Anthropologie that she really liked, and she thought the knobs may work well for a towel rack. So I built it. Here's how the build turned out. It's really not that difficult - the only tricky part is routing the decorative edge which adds character. [ 1,007 more word ]
I built several of these personalized bottle cap catchers for holiday gifts. They require minimal tools to build and are great beginner projects. The version pictured below is mounted to our screened-in porch. It took a while, but I finally posted a how-to tutorial.