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Study Hall: Grillin’ Like a Villain!

QUESTIONS: When should you pull meat off the grill? What is one of the marinades Chris mentioned. How do you avoid your meat sticking to the grill? What are some pros of the Green Egg. ANSWERS: Take it off about 10 degrees before it hits temperature and let it continue to cook off the grill....

Study Hall: Finding Zen in Your Yard

QUESTIONS: What are two of the ground covers mentioned? What is rewilding? What’s one of the big trends for 2020? What are the steps to creating a vision for your space? ANSWERS: Delta Bluegrass No-Mow Sod and decomposed granite. Finding local, native plants that can survive with minimal maintenance. Kitchen gardening. Look at your space...

Digital Landscape Design

There are many factors to consider when designing your landscape. From plant sourcing to overall aesthetic, like many things, it’s best to have a plan! Today’s guest instructor is going to walk us through the process of exterior design, and touch on some common questions most homeowners have. Allison Rhodes Messner is the co-founder of...

Study Hall: Get Rich or DIY Tryin!

QUESTIONS: What was Jen’s first Mother’s Day gift? What’s Spruc’d? What are some easy DIY starter projects? ANSWERS: A compound miter saw. It’s like the Etsy of build plans! It creates passive income for makers. Light fixture, baseboards and tile work. HOMEWORK: Just start!

Making DIY More Than Just a Hobby

Thank you to Ornamental Moulding & Millwork for sponsoring this episode! You can learn more about their products HERE. When it comes to DIY, starting a project is half the battle. The trick is to knowing how and where to begin. That’s where today’s instructor comes in! A self-taught carpenter with a fearless DIY spirit...

Study Hall: Never Skip Brunch

POP QUIZ QUESTIONS: What’s Cara’s planning framework? What are two 2020 trends Cara mentioned we could tackle on our own? What are some ways to incorporate functionality in your space? ANSWERS: Think about what you’re doing in that room. How do you want the space to feel? Measure and think about functionality. Think about aesthetic....

DIY Interior Design Without Intimidation

We live in a DIY culture. Whether we’re pinning to our interior design boards or saving images on Instagram, we’re made to believe that this home improvement stuff can be super easy!  But is DIY really as simple as it looks? And can you create a home that you’ll love long term? We have a...

Study Hall: Talkin’ Timber Framing

POP QUIZ QUESTIONS: What’s the average R value of the walls they put in? What are the two types of wood they most commonly use? What are some different tools used for timber frames. ANSWERS: R 30 Eastern white pine and douglas fir. Bigger saws, a chained mortiser and huge chisels. HOMEWORK REVIEW! Check out...

Building Homes that Last Centuries

Big exposed wooden beams! Nothing gets your mind churning like walking into a home and seeing them in the walls and ceilings, and we’ve all driven by and been in awe of an antique barn and wondered how it could have survived all these years.  Well, a lot of it has to do with how...

Study Hall: Do You Have What it Takes to Be a Real Estate Investor?

POP QUIZ QUESTIONS: How do you know if you’re financially ready to buy an investment property? What are some different investment property options? What are some options for down payment assistance? ANSWERS: Make sure you can be comfortable for at least 3-6 months without a renter. Fundrise, tax liens, house-hacking and AirBnbs. There are a...

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