New Year, New You: How to DIY a Treadmill Desk

Looking for a way to fulfill your New Year’s resolution to be more active? Take inspiration from this DIY project that allows you to integrate exercise with workday functionality. Simpson Strong-Tie Multi-Family Business Manager Jackie Flemming DIYed a clever solution to staying active while working from home. Her DIY Treadmill desk allows her to be productive and allows her to exercise and add movement throughout her day.  Continue reading “New Year, New You: How to DIY a Treadmill Desk”

DIY Counter Bar Stools with Joana Bianchi

DIYer Joana Bianchi created these stylish barstools with the help of our Simpson Strong-Tie hardware. Not only do they look cool, but they add a bit of extra seating at her kitchen counter. This project is a great way to furnish out your kitchen without breaking the bank. 

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How To DIY A Nightstand By Rogue Engineer

We teamed up with Jamison Rantz from the Rogue Engineer to bring you a DIY nightstand and plans here.  

We love partnering with Jamison because his DIY projects are beautiful, well designed and always have the look of a polished vintage piece. In fact, we worked with Jamison previously to create an industrial style DIY coffee table. 

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Building a Pergola with Southwestern Flair

Popular DIYer Jen Woodhouse of The House of Wood is back again to build another amazing pergola, this time using Outdoor Accents Mission Collection decorative hardware. This collection gives a touch of southwestern flair to your outdoor structure with the arched mission-style profile of post bases, straps and angles. Learn more below about her build and her experience using our hardware. 

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Wheelchair Ramps Arise in Texas with Simpson Strong-Tie Hardware

The Wildwood United Methodist Church in Magnolia, Texas, reached out to our Technical Training Manager, Billy Viars, knowing that our hardware could help their efforts to build wheelchair ramps for people in need who were unable to afford them. Wildwood UMC volunteers have been building charitable ramps in Montgomery County since 2019, but the rising cost of lumber has strained their resources. Simpson Strong-Tie has stepped in to help by providing hardware for this cause. Hear from Robert Tonti, ramp program coordinator at Wildwood as he discusses the need for these wheelchair ramps. 

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Building a Home-Run Eagle Scout Project

One of Simpson Strong-Tie’s core company values is to “Give Back.” This value inspires us to support our communities and the people in them. We’ve often worked with Boy Scouts on their various outdoor projects, from building a pergola to constructing an outdoor informational kiosk. This time, we were  excited to contribute to another project when Boy Scout Max Coey had the idea to build a dugout for his local baseball field.  

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Build a Custom Fence Using Simpson Strong-Tie Fence Planner Software™ with Fletcher Creek Cottage

Dena from Fletcher Creek Cottage has expanded her homestead with a beautiful custom fence using Simpson Strong-Tie Fence Planner Software. Learn how she designed her fence and built it to protect her garden from unwanted wildlife. 

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Getting to Know Our 2022 Simpson Strong-Tie DIY Brand Ambassadors

At Simpson Strong-Tie, we have the privilege to work with a variety of brand ambassadors who aren’t afraid to roll up their sleeves and tackle DIY projects big and small. Today we’re spotlighting some of our do-it-yourself partners and favorite projects. You can see how they’ve used Simpson Strong-Tie hardware and software to turn ideas into reality. 

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How to Organize Your Home: DIY Projects to Optimize Your Space

It’s time to get organized. It may seem like a daunting task trying to declutter your entire house, but we have a way to make decluttering a little easier and customizable to your needs.  

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DIY a Fastener-Connected Built-in Bookshelf with The Awesome Orange

We worked with Sadie Mae John aka The Awesome Orange to transform her wall space into an adjustable bookshelf that fits the needs of her room. Not only does it look amazing, but she utilized our Strong-Drive CSV construction screws to build it. We think it turned out great and we can’t wait to see what other projects she has in store.  Continue reading “DIY a Fastener-Connected Built-in Bookshelf with The Awesome Orange”