The Garage with Steve Butler

Steve Butler is an artist and furniture maker with more than 20 years experience in the field. In his garage workshop, he'll share with you the way to make fun, funky projects without having all the fancy expensive shop tools of the other shows. Anything from fine furniture to cool, artsy objects are what he's making. The Garage is a how-to show unlike any other.

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Steve Butler is an artist and furniture maker with more than 20 years experience in the field. In his garage workshop, he'll share with you the way to make fun, funky projects without having all the fancy expensive shop tools of the other shows. Anything from fine furniture to cool, artsy objects are what he's making. The Garage is a how-to show unlike any other.

The Garage - Halving Twins

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Got kids? That probably means you don't have much money. This time around, Steve shows you how to make a child's bed that will last a lifetime out of fifty bucks' worth of off-the-shelf lumber. It's easy to do, and won't break the bank. That's not something that can often be said when raising kids!

The Garage - Danish Facelift

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Steve loves garage sales. And he just can't resist Danish modern furniture. So what does he do when he finds a cool piece at the Salvation Army store? He buys it, brings it home, and gives it a facelift! He'll show you how to tighten up those loose legs and an easy refinish technique that will have that old dining room set looking good again.

The Garage - Tea Lights

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Need a housewarming gift? Need 100 housewarming gifts? Got a table saw? Steve will show you how to set up jigs and make a production run of his Tea Lights. All you need if a few scraps of wood and aluminum, and you're on the way to making a gift for everyone you know!

The Garage - Rustic Chair

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In this episode, Steve builds a rustic chair. He'll show you how you can take a few sticks of maple wood and a few simple tools, and create an old-fashioned chair with a modern twist. Then he'll guide you through the process of creating the woven Shaker-style seat.