DIY Wooden Toy Blocks

DIY Wooden Toy Blocks

DIY wooden blocks toy set tutorial by TwoPlusCute

I have a recent addiction: the compound miter saw.  Seriously.  It was love at first use and ever since, I found all sorts of excuses to use it more. Excuse no 1: DIY wooden toy blocks for our daughter. Cubes, rectangles, pyramids and cylinders. (No bridges; this is an one-tool-DIY and bridges require two tools.)

I made a battlement, though.

Check out how to make your own wooden building blocks for crafts and toys. Plus, three four tips for making your cubes and pyramids perfectly smooth without crazy amounts of sanding.

Yes, that’s right: minimal sanding! And smooth, factory worthy blocks. 😉

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Cleaning Silicone Caulk from Tight Spots

Cleaning Silicone Caulk from Tight Spots

How to clean silicone caulking from tight spots by TwoPlusCute.

Quick tip for cleaning silicone caulk from tight and narrow spots.

If you hate seeing sloppy silicone jobs, the fine grooves of a window (one of them juuuuuust where it meets the trim), can be a bit challenging – if you want to keep the grooves clean that is.

Here is a super easy – and super frugal – way to keep even the narrowest grooves caulk-free:

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Installing a New Construction Window

Installing a New Construction Window

How to install new construction windows. DIY tutorial by TwoPlusCute

Installing a new window can be as simple as: remove old window, add new window in existing hole, make sure it’s plumb and level, install new trim inside out (don’t forget to add a drip cap), caulk, done.

But, if you hadn’t noticed it in our window blinds turned serving tray craft, we really like to make our tutorials exhausting exhaustive.

Brace yourselves and let’s get to it!

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