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New Seating Collection Plans – Build a Carlsbad Chair

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DIY Plans to Build a Carlsbad Chair – the First Plan in a Whole New Seating Collection! I am really excited about this new collection. Yes, it is based on a design from a popular furniture store and although the furniture is inexpensive, I still think it can be built for less! Let me introduce you to the Carlsbad collection – furniture pieces that can be built as a single unit or together to create the ultimate seating! The DIY plans to build the Carlsbad chair are easy to construct and I’ve included instructions on adding the upholstery! Trust me,

Labor Day – A Special Day This Year!

Have a Wonderful Labor Day Weekend! Labor Day weekend… It is normally considered the last official summer weekend. The last weekend to enjoy the fun and sun before fall sets in and the weather starts to cool off. Hope you all are enjoying the “last hurrah”! This summer seems to have flown by in a hurry! For me, this Labor Day is different – it is MY BIRTHDAY!! So you know I am enjoying ordering everyone to wait on me spending time with my family while stuffing my face with cake and ice cream! There are lots of candles on

Build a Massima Bookcase

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A Super-Easy Modern Bookcase – DIY Plans to Build a Massima Bookcase I built a bookcase similar to this one for myself many years ago. It was actually one of my first woodworking projects and I still have it! I used 1×6 lumber and painted it a bright turquoise. The DIY plans for a Massima bookcase use 1×12 lumber but really any width can be used and the same directions will apply. It is a very easy build and can be completed in a couple of hours. In fact, it will probably take longer to prime and paint (or stain

Build a Burlington Dining Table with Top Options

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An Easy to Build Table with a Customizable Top – DIY Plans to Build a Burlington Dining Table In the market for a new dining table? The DIY plans to build a Burlington dining table are super-easy to construct making it an ideal project for those new to woodworking, plus the top is completely customizable! The boards can run the length of the table, the width of the table, in a herringbone pattern, or create your own design! There is no lumber listed for the top in the lumber list or the cut list. The amount of lumber will depend on

Build a Natalie Chair

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Build a Fabulous Piece of Seating with the DIY Plans to Build a Natalie Chair Have I mentioned that I love to build chairs? I’m sure I’ve mentioned it a hundred times before! This chair is so fantastically easy to build! The DIY plans to build a Natalie chair feature a very low back and kerf detail on the legs. This is the perfect chair for a dining room, a vanity, as a desk chair, or as extra seating in the living room! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220

Build a Howell Bar Cabinet

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A Great Piece for Entertaining – DIY Plans to Build a Howell Bar Cabinet Like to entertain? This is a great bar cabinet for those get-togethers with friends! The DIY plans to build a Howell bar cabinet feature wine storage behind two doors with false drawer fronts, and a long pull-out cabinet in the center. There is plenty of storage for entertaining accessories and spirits in this cabinet! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 5/8″ brad nails 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional 3 sets of 18″ ball-bearing drawer slides 2 sets of hinges 15 cabinet pulls Wood glue Sandpaper (100,

Build an Eclectic Wood Sideboard

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An Awesome Piece of Storage – DIY Plans to Build an Eclectic Wood Sideboard Here is another storage piece that is on the rustic and plain side, and is fabulous with any finish! The DIY plans to build an Eclectic Wood Sideboard feature a large top, two doors, and two shelves. The sideboard would be fabulous with a chippy painted finish, a weathered stain finish, or stenciled with paint or the glue-resist technique! This is a super-easy build and can be completed in a weekend! Materials: 1″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails 2″ screws Edge

Build an Alexander Sideboard

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A Fabulous Piece Perfect for Entertaining – DIY Plans to Build an Alexander Sideboard This furniture piece is perfect for serving food buffett-style at a dinner party, or for storing and displaying fine china with linens. The DIY plans to build an Alexander sideboard feature six drawers, and three separate cubbies – one with doors. This sideboard is an easy build and can be completed in a weekend! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional 6 sets of 14″ drawer slides Cabinet pulls Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies

Build a Geneva Corner Table

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DIY Plans to Build a Geneva Corner Table – the Perfect Project for Beginners! Here a plans for a table that is super simple to build… I can see it with a stenciled top and shelf! The DIY plans to build a Geneva corner table are easy to construct and feature a false drawer front making this the perfect project for those who want to try woodworking! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer) Lumber: 1 – 1×6 at 8′ 1

Build a Spring Rose Dresser

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A Gorgeous Dresser That Will Fit in Any Decor – the DIY Plans to Build a Spring Rose Dresser In the market for a new dresser? The DIY plans to build a Spring Rose dresser offer six larger drawers for lots of storage! The top two drawer fronts are made to look like four drawers which adds to the charm of this dresser! The Spring Rose dresser is super-easy to construct and is fairly inexpensive, and would look fabulous in any finish! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional 6 sets of 14″ Drawer slides Cabinet pulls