restored  vintage Bottecchia Professional road bike

I restored a vintage Bottecchia Professional road bike!

Finished product first! Front shot Artistic profile shot 🙂 I picked up the frame at a biking swap meet for $100. Also bought the bike stand which became invaluable! I hadn't heard of Bottecchia before, but there were dead giveaways that this frame was high quality, such as the forged Campagnolo dropouts and cotterless crank. […]

Personalized inserts for a coffee table- Made by my novice self with limited knowledge, skill, and tools.

Personalized inserts for a coffee table- Made by my novice self with limited knowledge, skill, and tools.

Coffee table with music themed inserts Finished picture first as always. Not perfect but acceptable! Read below for the tale of a novice attempting to make something pretty. Probably not the best way to make this, and I'm sure many of you will state in the comments better ways of doing it, but for my […]

Power Wheels Jeep Restoration

Power Wheels Jeep Restoration

Before and after. Tools used: Milwaukee 12v brushless Impact drill with several long extensions, small pry bar, needle nose pliers, screw extractor kit, a few flat bladed screwdrivers, and six cans of paint (3 Satin Oregano, 2 Flat Black, and One Gloss Sun Yellow). Pretty basic. Power Wheels Barbie Jeep, courtesy of the free section […]

Rescued A ’48 Westinghouse Fridge off Craigslist – My First attempt at restoring anything

Rescued A ’48 Westinghouse Fridge off Craigslist – My First attempt at restoring anything

Thar she blows! A hump like a snow hill. Finally buttoned back up and brought to the garage to chill beverages. Guess what you'll be doing this summer, daughter. Sanding, and sanding. Oh, did I mention sanding? See how stoked she is. She's super-stoked. This fridge certainly wasn't loved. It appears to have been an […]