Hello, I’m Erik
I LIVE BY THE PHILOSOPHY THAT IT IS BETTER TO BUILD THAN TO BUY. I HOPE THIS BLOG INSPIRES YOU TO DIY.
I live in southwest Florida with my wife and two kids. My passions include my faith, my family, blogging (www.faithtotread.com), cycling, and building stuff in my garage.
My passion for DIY started a few years ago when my family needed a new dining table. I could not bring myself to pay retail, so I decided to build a table myself. I saved hundreds of dollars, and I discovered a love for DIY. Now when I go to a furniture store or a home goods store, I find myself saying over and over, “I could build that.”
This blog will follow my DIY adventure. I will share my inspiration, my plans, and my philosophy of DIY. I hope it inspires you to build. I hope you will see that almost everything is better when built.