6 Useful Wood Carving Tips for Beginners

Wood carving is a rewarding hobby that can yield beautiful results. If you follow our six easy tips for beginners, you can become a pro in no time. Wood carving is a skill that anyone can start at any age or skill level, and the results are always satisfying. If you’re a beginner, you’re probably excited to jump straight into the actual carving. Similar to any other activity, however, you want to familiarize yourself with a few basic protocols before you move to the fun stuff. To help move the process along, we’ve made a list of six wood carving tips to …

Learn How to Install a Granite Counter Top

Small changes in your kitchen can transform it and make it a centerpiece of your home. Learn how to install a granite countertop and save some money. Granite, or any kind of stone countertop, can make any kitchen look like a million bucks. The size of your kitchen will determine how much it costs, but don’t let that scare you off. The right cut of stone, the right color of paint on the walls, and the right cabinets can transform your kitchen in a day. You can either hire a professional or learn how to install a granite countertop yourself. Prepare …

Hot Cocoa Bar DIY Tutorial

By Brandon Nunnally & Melissa Bowen @ AR Workshop Nashville Winter is here to stay—at least for a couple of months! We love winter time at AR Workshop Nashville & Franklin. It’s the perfect time to gather together around the workshop tables and make projects and memories you will keep forever. One of our favorite projects you can D.I.Y. at home is a Hot Cocoa Bar. This not only serves as a gathering spot all winter long but also serves as a beautiful winter display. Gather your supplies before starting the project. Materials Needed 1. Clear jars of varying heights …

4 ways to simplify your DIY projects and home improvements

Whether you’re working on a spring home improvement project or a summer task, this is the time of year when you focus on improving your home both inside and out. As you look for ways to make your home even better, nothing beats a good DIY project. DIY home improvement projects are popular each year, and they can be as big or small, short or long and expensive or inexpensive as you desire. Whether you are an advanced builder or a novice home improver, the options are wide open, but remember the one thing every DIYer can agree on: Eliminating …

Nashville Home Show Features Over 300 Home Improvement Experts, DIY Projects, More

Nashville Home Show Features Over 300 Home Improvement Experts, DIY Projects, More Nashville’s largest and longest-running home event, the Nashville Home Show, is scheduled September 8-10 at the downtown Nashville Music City Center with over 300 home building and remodeling experts, sessions with HGTV Curb Appeal and outdoor living expert John Gidding, and great DIY projects at the three-day event.