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A Super-Simple to Build Ledge Shelf

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DIY Plans to Build a Square Ledge Shelf I will admit it… I love shelving – both building it and using it! Shelves are some of the easiest pieces to build and the DIY plans to build a Square Ledge Shelf are no different! The shelves feature a box frame, a flat top, and hang on the wall with a cleat! Trust me, it doesn’t get any quicker or easier! Plus, the plans are easy to customize for a longer or shorter shelf! Materials: 1-1/4″ brad nails 1-1/2″ screws 2-1/2″ screws Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer &

An Easy to Build Weathered Laundry Cart

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DIY Plans to Build a Rustic Laundry Cart The rustic and weathered wood look is still really popular… The DIY plans to build a Rustic Laundry Cart can be built from old reclaimed wood for that truly authentic weathered look or it can be built using new wood made to look old! The cart features cut-out handles and vintage casters, and can also be personalized with anything you choose to add to that industrial vibe! Materials: 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional 4 – 3″ vintage-look casters (like these) Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer &

A Rolling Cabinet Perfect for Storage in Any Room!

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DIY Plans to Build a Leighton Rolling Cabinet This cabinet has a lot of great features in one… The DIY plans to build a Leighton Rolling Cart feature four cubbies with two drawers on top creating the perfect piece for storing books, toys, and art supplies for the kiddos! This cabinet is another easy build (you know I wouldn’t have it any other way) and can be completed in a weekend. Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1″ brad nails 2 sets of 10″ ball bearing drawer slides Cabinet pulls 4 – 4″ casters Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits)

A Simple and Easy End Table with a Drawer

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DIY Plans to Build a Nell End Table This is the perfect plan for those new to woodworking… The DIY plans to build a Nell End Table feature long legs (which are easily shortened), a drawer, and wood drawer slides. This is a great table for a simple decor style, and can easily be completed in a few hours! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Cabinet pull Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer) Lumber: 2 – 1×2 at 6′ 1 – 1×6 at 8′ 2

A Fabulous Wall Shelf for Any Space

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DIY Plans to Build an Atlantic Wall Shelf I love the idea of this wall shelf – especially in places where space is at a minimum! The DIY plans to build an Atlantic Wall Shelf feature a shelf on top, three open cubbies, and decorative metal shelf brackets. This shelf is so easy to build using plywood and can be finished in a variety of ways in a few hours! Materials: 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional 2 decorative metal shelf brackets Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer) Lumber: 1 –

Short on Space? Add a Cabinet to the Wall for a Laptop

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DIY Plans to Build a Laptop Wall Desk Don’t have a lot of space, or like the minimalist look? This nifty wall cabinet is for you! The DIY plans to build a Laptop Wall Desk feature a drop-down front to hold the laptop, plenty of spaces to store office supplies, as well as a drawer underneath. This cabinet is a very easy build and is designs to be secured directly to the wall studs. Drop-down hardware for the laptop shelf is required! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional Strip of 1/2″ cork material 1 set

An Excellent Way to Hide Trash

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DIY Plans to Build a Rolling Trash Bin If you do not have a trash bin built into the cabinets in the kitchen, I have a solution to hide unsightly trash cans! The DIY plans to build a Rolling Trash Bin are to build a small cabinet on casters with a slide-out trash can and a small drawer above to store garbage bags! This is a really easy plan that can be completed in a weekend! Materials: 1″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional 2 sets of 12″ drawer slides (the ball-bearing type

Installing Lazy Susan Hardware

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How to Install Lazy Susan Hardware Lazy Susans are great for corner cabinets, spice cabinets, pantries, or even for desk accessories. Installing Lazy Susan hardware is a whole different ball game… The instructions on the package are usually not very helpful. The first time I installed Lazy Susan hardware, I think I read the instructions ten times and still didn’t get it. I’m going to do my best to take the mystery and frustration out of it, and show you step by step how to install Lazy Susan hardware! Materials: Lazy Susan hardware #6 screws 2 – Circles cut out of

Organize a Desk with Easy to Build Caddies

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DIY Plans to Build Desk Organizers Desk organization is always a must and quality desk organizers can be really expensive. Here is an inexpensive set you can build and customize to match your decor! The DIY plans to build Desk Organizers feature a pencil cup, a file holder, and a caddy with divided spaces, all constructed out of 1/2″ plywood. The entire set can be constructed in a few hours! Materials: 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, if desired Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer) Lumber: 1 – 2′ x 4′ sheet of

An Easy to Build Mirror Frame

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DIY Plans to Build an Espana Mirror Frame Everyone has a mirror in their home and every once in a while, it is nice to update the frame. The DIY plans to build an Espana Mirror Frame are super-easy to construct, and also easy to customize to fit an existing mirror. The frame is constructed with off the shelf lumber with a carved piece at the top and a shelf, and can be completed in a couple of hours! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws Carved scroll piece for the top Mirror measuring Mirror clips, glazier points, or picture framing tabs Wood