Archive for November, 2008

tongue and groove flooring

install t and g

I have enough pine tongue and groove to do my dining room floor.  It was  carefully removed from an old building which was being renovated.  Now, what do I do….Read these first…

t and g-flooring


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Upcycling, recycled, trash to treasure, restructured

rustic-shutter-screen1Whatever you want to call it, you can have so much fun making new furniture and home decor from once used items.  And putting different materials together in many different decor themes: rustic, cottage, country, whimsical, eclectic, modern, shabby chic.  Once you start, you look at things in a whole different light.  Like, what could I use THAT for?  Hmmm…

At Building Blocks many of these basic items can be found, our shutters are not this rustic.  They could be painted easily or distressed more.  Come see us, 3725 Cliff Gookin Blvd.


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Cutting sheet goods, paneling

paneling40231I should have read these articles before cutting my paneling I purchased at Building Blocks, now I need a good trim carpenter to hide my mistakes!  cut-paneling-01

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And yet, another door, very nice daybed

Get your vintage doors at Building Blocks, 3725 Cliff Gookin Blvd, and make this daybed for about one-third the price on the picture.  For instructions, click on picture.old-door-daybed

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More doors, cool shelves

Easy Floating Shelves


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I want to do this, pull out shelves


And thanks to a recent donation of sliding-shelf1prefinished drawer parts, I may.

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2008 Tax Deduction

We need donations and you can get a tax deduction before the end of the year.  You know that old saying “One man’s trash…”  Well, that holds true at Building Blocks.  We need everything.  Do you have any of these?

Power tools you know you’ll never use again

Boxes of nail, screws, etc., we don’t care if they are in a coffee can

Left over lumber, even shorter pieces can be used for crafts

Shelf Brackets

Tape Measures


Screw Drivers

Table Legs

Any lumber, plywood, osb, anything

Roofing, even small amount of shingles, roll roofing, roofing nails

Lighting, electrical supplies

Basically, any home and building supply that is reusable

Call us at 844-7327, or come by 3725 Cliff Gookin Blvd behind the Learning Skills Center.

Thanks y’all.

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