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Illustrating the Feeling of Owning the Best You Can Buy

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Lennox Innovation Meets the Art World Thanks to Lennox, I am able to share this awesome sponsored content! What matters most in a heating and cooling system for your home? Efficiency? Technology? Environmental consciousness? Let me introduce you to the Ultimate Comfort System™ from Lennox: the most advanced, efficient, and capable heating and cooling system ever created. With the most advanced technology Lennox has ever...

A Curated Board of Unique Benches on Hometalk

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20 Unique Benches as Found on Hometalk Warmer weather is here – at least in most areas! Most people are looking for fabulous benches to build to enjoy the outdoors after being cooped up all winter. I know that I am suffering from a horrible case of cabin fever! So for a few inspiring ideas, I’ve partnered with Hometalk (my most favorite home and garden website) to...

A Large Chest With Scalloped Leg Detail

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DIY Plans to Build a Scalloped Leg Dresser Here is another fabulous plan for a dresser with detailed legs… The DIY plans to build a Scalloped Leg Dresser feature five drawers with scalloped front legs. Don’t be intimidated by the scalloped legs – they are easy to cut using a scrolling blade on a jigsaw or a 1/8″ blade on a bandsaw! This is a...

Tools to Make Any Upholstery Project Easier

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A Guide of Must-Have Tools for DIY Upholstery I create a lot of plans that require upholstery in some form or another. Upholstery is something that is really easy to do, especially if you have the right tools and by “right tools”, I don’t mean something crazy expensive, either. I’ve created a guide of must-have tools for DIY upholstery that make it easy to do and...

An Easy to Build Frame for an Inexpensive Mirror

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DIY Plans to Build a Dorm Mirror Frame Dorm mirrors (the mirror with cheap plastic frames that can be purchased for $5.99) don’t have to look cheap… A beautiful frame can be built for these mirrors that will give it lots of style! The DIY plans to build a Dorm Mirror Frame are really simple using straight off the shelf boards, and can be finished...

A Simple Bookcase to Build with an Open Design

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DIY Plans to Build a Parson Bookcase This simple bookcase packs a lot of style! The DIY plans to build a Parson Bookcase feature plywood sides and shelves with solid wood frames on the front and back. (The frames are built and attached separately!) This would be a great piece to use as a room divider and would be fabulous in a pair. As always,...

A Large Dining Table That Will Be the Star of the Next Dinner Party!

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DIY Plans to Build a Griffith Dining Table The inspiration for this dining table actually has a metal frame. I drew the plans for this table with a wood frame which will be just as sturdy. The DIY plans to build a Griffith Dining Table feature a planked top and 2×2 framing which can be painted with a metallic paint to resemble metal. This is...

Cutting the Chunky Curved Legs using a Template

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How to Cut Wood Legs with a Template Previously, I posted plans to build a dresser with chunky curved legs and I also mentioned that I was going to add it near the top of my “to build” list! The build is going so well, and the front legs were a breeze to cut. Let me offer a little clarification in the process of creating the...

Chairs, Chairs, Chairs!

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A Collection of DIY Plans to Build Dining Chairs Every time I post a chair plan, I always gush about how much I love building chairs! They are are easy to build, quick to complete, and can be finished in so many different ways. I’ve compiled a collection of DIY plans to build dining chairs including a few of my favorites, and hopefully it will...

An Excellent Cabinet for Storage with Sliding Doors

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DIY Plans to Build a Sliding Door Pantry A pantry is always a fabulous piece of furniture for any room. The DIY plans to build a Sliding Door Pantry feature five shelves behind two sliding doors. There is also trim under the top and at the bottom for a decorative look. the doors use fender washers that slide in channels cut into the bottom and...

An Awesome Dresser to Build with Chunky Curved Legs

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DIY Plans to Build a Raphael Dresser This dresser is so cool, I am adding it to my “to-build” list – maybe somewhere toward the top! The DIY plans to build a Raphael Dresser feature chunky curved front legs (template included) with curved front trim on the top (also with a template). There are three large drawers for an amazing amount of storage! Materials: 1-1/4″...

Build a Beautiful Rustic Bed with Metal Details

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DIY Plans to Build a Rustic Metal Strap Queen Bed Designed to resemble an old trunk, this bed looks much more complicated than it really is… The DIY plans to build a Rustic Metal Strap Queen Bed feature a total of six drawers (three on each side) as well as metal strap details. The straps are actually pieces of 2″ wide aluminum bar that can...