Tyson Murphy | Handcrafted in NC

I have always enjoyed DIY projects – I love tools, I love saving money vs paying someone to do a job and I love the sense of completion! In the last few years, I have started to build alot more and would love to share my projects. There are alot of great DIY blogs out…read more

Make Your Polycrylic Finish Pop

Recently, I finished refurbishing a card catalog. You can read the full details here. For the wood top, I applied 3 coats of Minwax Polycrylic. I’ve used this several times in the past, and always have great results. I was recently reading that after the final coat, you can smooth out any bubbles and imperfections…read more

Refurbished Card Catalog

Recently, I started working from home. As part of that I needed a new desk, so I took to Craigslist. I found a great desk close by – I arranged a time to go pick it up. But as I was looking closer in the pictures on the ad, I saw what appeared to be…read more

Farmhouse Table and Benches

After moving into our new house, our old dining room table just wasn’t working. It had a metal base and a glass top. It was a great table, but just looked out of place. Also, having three dogs we were constantly cleaning nose prints off the glass. My wife had always talked about having a…read more

Tyson Murphy | Handcrafted in NC

I have always enjoyed DIY projects – I love tools, I love saving money vs paying someone to do a job and I love the sense of completion! In the last few years, I have started to build alot more and would love to share my projects. There are alot of great DIY blogs out…read more

Make Your Polycrylic Finish Pop

Recently, I finished refurbishing a card catalog. You can read the full details here. For the wood top, I applied 3 coats of Minwax Polycrylic. I’ve used this several times in the past, and always have great results. I was recently reading that after the final coat, you can smooth out any bubbles and imperfections…read more

Refurbished Card Catalog

Recently, I started working from home. As part of that I needed a new desk, so I took to Craigslist. I found a great desk close by – I arranged a time to go pick it up. But as I was looking closer in the pictures on the ad, I saw what appeared to be…read more

Farmhouse Table and Benches

After moving into our new house, our old dining room table just wasn’t working. It had a metal base and a glass top. It was a great table, but just looked out of place. Also, having three dogs we were constantly cleaning nose prints off the glass. My wife had always talked about having a…read more