Poppa's Cottage
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  • Evil Spyke
    Evil Spyke 3 months ago

    Long time ago, my grandfather made homemade lemonade, then went out of town for about 3 months. It stayed in the fridge the whole time. We went over to his house when he got back, I drank the lemonade. First time getting tipsy. It was good, but tasted alcoholic. I didn't feel sick at all. No yeast. Was this similar?

  • olvia ramos
    olvia ramos 5 months ago

    Beautiful, Lots of work!

  • Marisa Stone O'Brien
    Marisa Stone O'Brien 5 months ago

    I am cracking up over here. Thank you for the fantastic comedy!

  • Jayo Zombie
    Jayo Zombie 6 months ago

    Turtles rock dude!

  • TeddyBear DIY
    TeddyBear DIY 6 months ago

    This is a cool design. I like the contrasting colors of the top. Personally, I would have used dowels to fit the top to the base, even though getting the dowel holes aligned would have been challenging. Good job in getting the girl involved. Kids these days just dont want to do this kind of thing, but I'm sure that now she has taken part in one build, she will want to learn and do more.

  • DA MotoNeko
    DA MotoNeko 8 months ago

    How much does it weigh?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 7 months ago

      Each one's a little different due to the dry weight of the wood, but generally 90-120 pounds

  • Nic From NY
    Nic From NY 8 months ago


  • hikurukutai
    hikurukutai 9 months ago

    awesome build I will start building for my extended family and those that can not afford to as they cost a lot from funeral homes cheers

  • EAJ2900
    EAJ2900 9 months ago

    What state is this

  • Paul Stetsenko
    Paul Stetsenko 10 months ago

    beautiful work!

  • Hahn Nelson
    Hahn Nelson 10 months ago

    Thanks for the activity ideas while on Maui. What month did you go on this Maui trip? Planning to go there with my family. Of the $5k spent, wondering how much of that is airfare and how much of that is accommodation. Can you share info on the condo you found? Is it via AirBnB or VRBO or something else?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 10 months ago

      We went in late March. We were able to get a great deal on a condo through Ridge Realty Rentals - we stayed in the Ridge Villas at Kapalua. The condo was about $175/night, I believe.

  • Ian Norman
    Ian Norman 10 months ago

    looking great !!

  • Ali Dymock
    Ali Dymock 10 months ago

    MMM :)

  • J Lim
    J Lim 10 months ago

    I was directed here by MMM :D

  • Servando Resendiz
    Servando Resendiz 10 months ago

    That sure increased the value of that property.

  • Servando Resendiz
    Servando Resendiz 10 months ago

    Wow.. It looks amazing!

  • ashish prasad
    ashish prasad 11 months ago

    You showed us an 8 hour job in 10 mins. Looks good, finish is perfect.

  • Eric Watkins
    Eric Watkins Year ago

    Can we talk about material availability when toe-pinchers were a thing? Probably true-cut ruff-sawn 1x6.

  • major600
    major600 Year ago

    How many hours did it take you?

  • Songbabe
    Songbabe Year ago

    Wow, you learn something new about your LandLord almost every 700 and something day.

  • Jesse Carey
    Jesse Carey Year ago

    About how long did it take to be able to live there after you polyurethane the floor I know it stinks and you can't be around it for a little while after you apply the final clear coat. Looking to do this for my place. Thanks in advance

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage Year ago

      We used a water-based clear coat, which you can walk on in a day or two. Just be sure, if you use an oil-based stain first, to give that at least a few days to cure before you apply the clear coat.

  • rachelois1
    rachelois1 Year ago

    So, you do the calking of seams after the first clear coat? Why not do it before staining and clear coating? Thank you for any answers! And what kind of calk did you use?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage Year ago

      I caulk after the first clear coat so the excess caulk is easier to wipe up. I believe we used Dap Alex Latex Caulk.

  • Charles Moore
    Charles Moore Year ago

    What kind of caulk is that please ?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage Year ago

      I believe we used Dap Alex Latex Caulk, but any kind of latex caulk should work.

  • WIL C
    WIL C Year ago


    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage Year ago

      I prefer the Lalvin EC-1118, but you can experiment with various kinds of cider, wine, and champagne yeast.

  • Truly Infamous
    Truly Infamous Year ago

    Mead with Juniper Berries?

  • Bob Abooey
    Bob Abooey Year ago

    thanks Poppa, got me a 6 month head start for all hallows eve:)

  • lupuls troops
    lupuls troops Year ago

    thats exactly what i want for my coffin,and i will make it this summer for when i go heaven and get put in the dirt six feet under.i would really like to see the inside with some comfort for a body with some purple for GOD silk or something like that and a pillow so i can go in style and be at least comfortable,its not the eighteen hundreds ya no,but love the vid to pieces.i love pine trees

  • Animotion Designs

    To die for

  • Deanna Perez
    Deanna Perez Year ago

    Nice work. Love the house reno. and the landscape. Thank you for doing this.

  • Wave Ranger
    Wave Ranger Year ago

    Nicely done

  • Michael Anderson

    nice family values

  • Cesar Lugo
    Cesar Lugo Year ago

    Love the way it looks both ways amazing

  • 820monster
    820monster Year ago

    I'm making one out of request from my dad. He doesn't have to much longer. But my concern is his size, he's a very large man. About 6'9'' 450 lbs. Is this coffin design sturdy enough?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage Year ago

      I've tested our rectangular version of this to over 650 pounds with no issues, so I think as long as it's well built, it should be fine, but you may want to add some additional reinforcement. Also, securing the lid in more places will add strength.

  • Pam Woodward
    Pam Woodward Year ago

    love it I want to do this

  • lslavychecker
    lslavychecker Year ago


  • Saul G
    Saul G Year ago

    They said I was frugal. I'll die frugal baby!

  • dragosfoto
    dragosfoto Year ago

    I am building our house. I'm doing my research on the concrete table tops. The only thing that I can't find the answer to, is the way that it holds up in use. The concrete sealer does it age well (I know that you have to reapply periodically, like every year)? But let's say you spill milk or grease. Does it stain? If I use it for bathroom and even do a sink, does the sealer hold up to the toothpaste, soap, detergent? Is it safe for food? Thank you.

    • dragosfoto
      dragosfoto Year ago

      Poppa's Cottage ok, thank you.

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage Year ago

      Chips likely occurred in areas where I didn't clean well enough prior to pouring epoxy (on the kitchen counters, we used a different finish previously, which did not adhere well). In these areas, when a dish has something sticky on the bottom (honey, etc.) it can pull a chip of the epoxy up when you pull the dish free.

    • dragosfoto
      dragosfoto Year ago

      Poppa's Cottage what coused the chips ?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage Year ago

      I used a two-part pouring epoxy to seal the concrete. I have the same thing on my kitchen concrete counters. You can get occasional chips in it, but these can be fixed by applying more of the epoxy. Otherwise it's pretty bomb proof. I first saw it in a restaurant (Oskar Blues, in Lyons, CO!) on their flagstone tables, so I think it's pretty safe for food.

  • Baldomero Rojas
    Baldomero Rojas Year ago

    Whats the angle. Of each. Corner on the top

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage Year ago

      Please go to NaturesCasket.com and shoot me an email. I can provide the build diagram.

  • elaine wright
    elaine wright Year ago

    Always wanted a coffin bed

  • blondeboyy
    blondeboyy 2 years ago

    This is a great design and build. Thanks for sharing.

  • timothy790110
    timothy790110 2 years ago

    Great! How would one go about preventing the ply from warping? Im looking to do this in a camper van build.

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      As long as the plywood is screwed/nailed on 16's to the joists (and it doesn't get wet), it shouldn't warp.

  • FoolyLiving
    FoolyLiving 2 years ago

    This is exactly what I did to two of my houses and I LOVED it! I plan to do it again when we convert a shed into a house. Yes.. oh yes. I will make it a lighter stain though, because both houses had the same color as you had here and it showed the dirt easier. Live and learn! I didn't sand the floor though, I went around with a wire brush and scrubbed it and scraped it.

  • cookingprof
    cookingprof 2 years ago

    Mom requests a simple pine box. Do you have dimensional plans for this. My mother is only 4'10". It is her request for a simple burial. (She wants to mitigate the expenses of her funeral.) She has charities that she thinks they can use money more than the expense of her funeral. (I'd like to add some of the Silk Blankets & Pillows that she has in life into the coffin.) She is still alive @ 91 years. (Expensive linens that need expensive care are NOT a good gift to charity IMHO.)

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      Sounds like your mom has a good plan for a simple burial (and that's great that she's still alive at 91!). I can send plans via email (either for this or a simpler rectangular box). Just go to my website (naturescasket.com) and shoot me an email.

  • MischievousKittie
    MischievousKittie 2 years ago

    I am about to try this in a spar room, where my cats hang out in..to see how well it holds up before I do my downstairs, I have 5 dogs, and the carpet isn't working for us..lol I' ve considered epoxying it( like they use for garage floors). but I like the look of stained wood.

  • Crafty Kitty
    Crafty Kitty 2 years ago

    wow, that was so cool! swimming with that beautiful creature! TFS

  • Pat Rooney
    Pat Rooney 2 years ago

    what an awesome opportunity to swim with such a beautiful creature, so peaceful!!🐢

  • Ray's All Things ABout "Tv Mini Series'

    The Undertaker (WWE) Would be damn proud of you ! Great job!

  • Fussy Kitten
    Fussy Kitten 2 years ago

    Awesome. My cats destroyed my carpet and no reason to put new carpet.

  • ToddAndelin
    ToddAndelin 2 years ago

    Simple and beautiful.

  • Cindy Hoffman
    Cindy Hoffman 2 years ago

    What kind of black caulk did you use ? I was going to use the black roofing caulk

    • Cindy Hoffman
      Cindy Hoffman 2 years ago

      Thanks for the video . You are the first one I've seen to use caulk instead of wood putty or filler which in my experience never seems to hold stain well . I stained last night :)

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      It would be best to use a paintable latex caulk, like Dap Alex Plus or Dynaflex. Roofing caulk will be pretty smelly and I'm not sure how it will cure. Good luck!

  • Sam Ritchie
    Sam Ritchie 2 years ago

    What about the insects!!

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      That's a good question. I think if insect eating means we eat less cows, pigs, and chickens - and reduce our environmental footprint - it's an acceptable tradeoff, at least for now.

  • Dawn Benoit
    Dawn Benoit 2 years ago

    How much would it coast me to build one?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      It's about $150-200 in materials (1x6 wood, wood glue, screws, clear finish, rope handles).

  • Gary Nolan
    Gary Nolan 2 years ago

    Why do you not need yeast for say making sauerkraut for instance but need it for what your doing??

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      I'm not an expert on fermentation, but my guess is that sauerkraut fermentation occurs via yeasts or other microorganisms that are found naturally in the air. You can ferment juices and beers this way, too, but you don't know what strain of yeast you're getting, so it can change the resulting taste. Also, you may get a nastier microorganism that can make the drink go bad. I believe I referenced this in my video "How to Brew Smreka."

  • Tom Rinehart
    Tom Rinehart 2 years ago

    Watching your videos now I see all my projects in a totally different light such amazing work. Still wondering the stain you use for your projects I love that rich dark color

    • Tom Rinehart
      Tom Rinehart 2 years ago

      @Poppa's Cottage crazy amazing work man your skills are a treat to watch keep the videos coming thanks for the reply

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      The dark stain I like the most is Minwax's Red Mahogany. For the 125-year-old house renovation, I tried to match the old trim - I think I used about a 3:1 mixture of Red Oak to Red Mahogany. Good luck with your project!

  • Fat Girl Keto
    Fat Girl Keto 2 years ago

    I realize it's been a while, but did you wipe off the stain with a rag or just roll it down and leave it? I'm knew who this staining business! LOL

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      Usually with porous wood like plywood, the stain just soaks in and you don't have to wipe it off. That said, you want to try to keep a wet edge so you don't get overlap marks (in other words, try to find a natural break, like a seam, if you plan to stop for a bit). And if you have less porous wood, you can use a rag to wipe off excess. Have fun!

    YAZAN TOBASI 2 years ago

    how does the fermentation take ??? plz answer quickly cuz iam gonna give this a try :)

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      It depends on how much sugar you have, temperature, and yeast, but generally a couple weeks. Lots of more detailed info at homebrew sites online.

  • Transdimentional Space Goat

    im making a fermented fruits, can i use a jar with a stainless steel lid?

    • Transdimentional Space Goat
      Transdimentional Space Goat 2 years ago

      Poppa's Cottage ok thank you very much😃👍

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      It's yeast sedimentation from fermentation. Not bad for you, but you can decant it off if you want.

    • Transdimentional Space Goat
      Transdimentional Space Goat 2 years ago

      ok thanks for the tips, one more question, theres brown things under my wine, so when i stir it, it turns the wine brown, what is it? is it mold?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      Fermentation creates a gas, so a fully sealed lid could cause the jar to explode. It's best to use an airlock that lets the gas escape.

  • Jacob Palmer
    Jacob Palmer 2 years ago

    I'd like to do this but I wonder if I'll need to put the carpet back down if I ever decided to sell my home. Is this up to code? I guess it depends on your location. I'm in Vegas

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      I assume that there wouldn't be any code issues, since subfloor is structural, but it doesn't hurt to check. Note that I had no problems when I sold that condo - in fact, the floor was one of the selling points.

  • Sweet Smiling Gal
    Sweet Smiling Gal 2 years ago

    I like the idea and we are currently doing the same project at home tired of carpet and linoleum.

  • Hilary Fox
    Hilary Fox 2 years ago

    it would make an awesome coffee table

  • David Bishop a.k.a. 1EYE WOODY

    Looks great. I just posted a build video making a coffin this week.

  • Roma Narom
    Roma Narom 2 years ago

    It's great. How much is it?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 2 years ago

      Thank you. The large is $835 (naturescasket.com/Coffin.html). I'm currently working on one in the new shop.

  • Brion Kerry
    Brion Kerry 3 years ago

    It looks wonderful! Question: how heavy is the finished product would you say?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 3 years ago

      Thank you. These are about 100 pounds, depending on how dry the wood is.

  • Bishop Cherry Coke
    Bishop Cherry Coke 3 years ago

    this is great, it's time to start getting ready for Halloween! Thank you for the video

  • Vernon Steinkamp
    Vernon Steinkamp 3 years ago

    I think I'll make one for myself.

  • Ćejf Coffee
    Ćejf Coffee 3 years ago

    This drink is extremely healthy

  • Djay Bookie
    Djay Bookie 3 years ago

    planning on doing this

  • amanda newstrom
    amanda newstrom 3 years ago

    I'll buy that

  • Gwen Rogers
    Gwen Rogers 3 years ago

    who's it for

    • Dead Smh
      Dead Smh Year ago

      my future

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 3 years ago

      +Gwen Rogers I can't remember where this one ended up, but it's likely in the ground now, slowly biodegrading.

  • Courtney Morizio
    Courtney Morizio 3 years ago

    you did a great job!!! looks beautiful!

  • peggyt1243
    peggyt1243 3 years ago

    Your sink needs a vent pipe as water will not flow down unless the air in the drain can be displaced. An alternative solution is to buy a little gadget in the plumbing section called an artificial vent.

  • artisticendevors
    artisticendevors 3 years ago

    I'm gonna make one as a bed

  • Jogita Vaišļa
    Jogita Vaišļa 3 years ago

    nice work

  • John Mayer
    John Mayer 3 years ago

    Great video and saw your problem with the drain. There is a reason sinks come with an overflow section in the front and it is called air behind water. Your solution is pretty darn good! Just as the individual stated below, it gives me the confidence to take it to the next level. Thank you!

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 3 years ago

      +John Mayer Thanks. In hindsight, I think the small holes in the drain were the biggest problem. Think of a shower drain, with large holes and no overflow. We enlarged the holes and it works better (of course, a wife and daughter with long hair - not to mention my own hirsuteness - necessitate frequent cleaning).

  • jonathans199
    jonathans199 3 years ago

    Thanks for this video and explanation, we did it at our warehouse second floor and it turned out great. By mistake we bought the bigger sanders 4 1/2" 36 Grid, and boy did it helped even more. Thank you for taking the time for this video.....

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 3 years ago

      +jonathans199 Glad it worked out well. I recently rented a drum sander for a 100+ year-old fir floor, and it reminded me how great those are. If I had it to do over again, I would've rented a drum sander (and edger) for the subfloor, too - although it would have retained less character that way. Incidentally, I've come to realize that any time something in remodeling doesn't turn out exactly the way I wanted (which is always), I can just say it adds to the character.

  • Valerie Terrell, AFP

    did you fill in the seams or nail holes before you stained it?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 3 years ago

      +Valerie Terrell, AFP We filled in the seams with caulk, but generally left the nail holes alone - if they're small enough, they'll be filled by the clear coat. But you could certainly fill the nail holes with wood putty or caulk.

  • nzinga zindua
    nzinga zindua 3 years ago

    I like imperfect, rustic style.

  • TheFloorBoys
    TheFloorBoys 3 years ago

    Good job Sir. I do custom bathrooms and have been wanting to take things to the next level for quite some time. You have given me the confidence I need to give it a shot!!! Thx!

  • Michel Linschoten
    Michel Linschoten 3 years ago

    I used a orbital sander, it works faster and no chance of sparks going under the trim work into your....insulation! Might want to consider using that next time...i also had white parts of paint on the floor. I sanded it and made it look like it's their naturally. I used a RAG to apply the stain. It turned out so nice, Minwax stain i used btw.

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 3 years ago

      +Michel Linschoten I love orbital sanders, too, but for this project it would've taken much more time and sanding pads to get through the layers of paint/staples/nails/crud - plus, I wanted the slight gouging pattern the grinder created. An orbital would be good if you're starting with a cleaner subfloor and/or want a smoother finish. And, of course, a drum sander would be the quickest for a larger area. Glad your project went well.

  • morleywesley wesley
    morleywesley wesley 4 years ago

    nice work

  • Price Black
    Price Black 4 years ago

    Thank you so much for this vid. I just pulled up carpet in a room and didn't want to get carpet again and was wondering what i could do besides get a hardwood floor put in. Thanks again.

  • jonathan lebo
    jonathan lebo 4 years ago

    That looks really cool is it common to do this

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 4 years ago

      @jonathan lebo Thanks. As far as I know, this isn't very common, but maybe more people will give it a shot after watching the vid.

  • A M
    A M 4 years ago

    "405 @ rush hour.".LoL Entertaining video. Nevertheless, you, and most men, look much sexier with the hair intact.

  • Randall Tomes
    Randall Tomes 4 years ago

    If you want more variation in colors next time, after the oil based stain dries, try using some cheap water based paints. For your darker floor, a gallon of rust orange el cheapo chalky water based paints wiped into the grain and wiped off with a cloth rag can bring out some nice antique wood patina effect that you can't get with a single application of a minwax stain. Do this before sealing. Let dry it over night. Apply a thinned polyurethane coat first. Let dry, light sand, apply dark mocha water based paint (as a glazing effect) and this will highlight cracks and dibits. Light sand and ready for top coat. You can apply lacquer or polyurethane over water based paints as long as they are flat, chalky dry, DA sanded down so you can see the wood through it, so the water paint is just used as an staining effect and not a full cover.

  • Roberto Berti
    Roberto Berti 4 years ago

    Great idea!

  • John Wharton
    John Wharton 4 years ago

    Your video took my back to LSD days , a bit trippy at times

  • Steve Miller
    Steve Miller 5 years ago

    Since you typically have the sub flooring spaced 1/8 inch apart and unsealed to allow for natural movement of the wood expanding and contracting with the temperature and moisture changes...how, now that you've sealed the sub floor, does it expand and contract when this occurs?

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 5 years ago

      @STEVE MILLER We did this about a year ago and we haven't had any issues with cracking at the joints. Expansion and contraction is pretty minimal in this case, so the elasticity of the caulk and finish seem to be able to handle it fine. If it has some issues down the road, it should be pretty easy to touch up. This could be more of an issue in areas with larger humidity and temperature swings.

  • Henry Anglin
    Henry Anglin 5 years ago

    Poppa, Please post the name of the artist and song that you used in this video. It is as cool as your project.

    • Poppa's Cottage
      Poppa's Cottage 5 years ago

      @Henry Anglin I agree - great song. It's called "Bra Ohoho" by E.K. Nyame.

  • Shelby Dennison
    Shelby Dennison 5 years ago

    Beautiful!!!! I will be attempting this on my new home

  • Katia En Miami
    Katia En Miami 5 years ago

    Thanks! You saved me!

  • N.Shepard
    N.Shepard 5 years ago

    Okay, that music is awesome...

  • Poppa's Cottage
    Poppa's Cottage 5 years ago

    We spent about $50 on sanding pads, $50 on stain, $100 on clear finish, $5 on caulk, and $30 on quarter round for 700 SF of floor space. From start to finish, the job took about 30 hours - most of this on sanding with the little angle grinders (if there's no paint on the floor to sand off, or if you use a floor sander, this will go much faster).

    • Jesse Carey
      Jesse Carey Year ago

      Poppa's Cottage About how long did it take to be able to live there after you polyurethane the floor I know it stinks and you can't be around it for a little while after you apply the final clear coat. Looking to do this for my place. Thanks in advance

    • D34D P0ol
      D34D P0ol 2 years ago

      Poppa's Cottage what did u use for clear coat and is it water proof ?

  • bonvivant371
    bonvivant371 5 years ago

    How much did it cost you to do this?