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Cutting Trim with a Miter Saw

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A Safe Way to Cut Narrow Trim on a Miter Saw Please make sure to use safe cutting practices when using a miter saw, and make sure you are wearing adequate eye protection! I wanted to cut narrow (1/2″ wide) trim for a project I am building, and needed to make miter cuts on the pieces for the drawer fronts. To begin with the handsaw, miter box, and...

A Corner Base Cabinet for a Kitchen Remodel

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DIY Plans to Build a Diagonal Corner Base Kitchen Cabinet When I was remodeling my kitchen, I built an L-shaped corner cabinet. There are some who like this style and some who prefer the diagonal corner style. I was asked if I had plans on the side for the D-style cabinet and now I do! The DIY plans to build a Diagonal Corner Base Kitchen...

A Collection of Planter Boxes for the Garden

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Collection DIY Plans to Build Planter Boxes Now that spring has arrived, it is time to start thinking about gardens and curb appeal! I’ve put together a collection of DIY plans to build planter boxes in a variety of different styles – some use new materials and some use repurposed materials. I am sure there is something that will appeal to all styles and skill...

Another Easy to Build Bath Vanity

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DIY Plans to Build a Trunk Style Bath Vanity Spring is considered a time for rebirth… It is also a time for DIY projects, outdoor home improvement, and sometimes lots of home remodeling – mainly bathroom updates! The DIY plans to build a Trunk Style Bath Vanity feature metal angle details, and two doors that conceal an inner shelf and two drawers. This is an...

Easy to Build Single Laundry Pedestals

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DIY Plans to Build Single Washer and Dryer Pedestals Previously, I posted plans to build a laundry pedestal, so how about plans for single pedestals? The DIY plans to build Single Washer and Dryer Pedestals feature a drawer under each pedestal to hide detergent, dryer sheets, fabric softener, or even a few tools! As always, the plans are very easy to construct and can be completed in a weekend!...

Fabulously Easy to Build Bookcases

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A Collection of DIY Plans to Build Bookcases I have created several different plans for bookcases… I have put together a fabulous collection of DIY plans to build bookcases and I am sure there is something for each taste and style! Each of the plans are easy to build, inexpensive, and perfect for any skill level! One of my most favorite bookcases ever was built...

Build an Outdoor Sink (Part Three) – Installing the Drain

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Install a Drain on an Outdoor Sink It has been a year since I built the outdoor sink and connected the faucet for it. I am crazy about the sink and faucet – they came in so handy over the summer for quick paint cleanups, washing flower pots, or even for getting a quick drink of water! Now, it is time to install the drain...

A Bath Vanity with Lots of Style plus Storage

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DIY Plans to Build a Furniture Style Bath Vanity A fabulous vanity for the bathroom is hard to find without spending a ton of money but don’t worry – I’ve got it covered! The DIY plans to build a Furniture Style Bath Vanity feature upper false drawer fronts, two lower functional drawers, and will accommodate a 37″ vanity top. The vanity is customizable, and a...

The Perfect Cabinet for a Variety of Rooms and Styles

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DIY Plans to Build an Atherton Cabinet This neat little cabinet can be used in so many areas of the home… The DIY plans to build an Atherton Cabinet feature two lower drawers with two shelves. The cabinet would be an excellent media stand for a small tv or even a great place to store shoes, boots, and backpacks in a mudroom! Materials: 1-1/4” pocket...

A Beautiful Shelving Unit with a Drawer at the Bottom

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DIY Plans to Build a Milo Shelving Unit If you love the look of open shelving, then this shelving unit is for you! The DIY plans to build a Milo Shelving Unit feature five open shelves with a large drawer at the bottom. The plans are super-easy to construct and is perfect for all skill levels. The shelving unit can be completed in a weekend!...

A Few Amazing Projects to Build for the Outdoors

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DIY Plans to Build Outdoor Furniture Spring is just around the corner and since I’ve never done this before, I figured I would round up a few of the DIY plans to build outdoor furniture just for your to-do list! I, personally, cannot wait for warmer (DRY!!) weather because I have plenty more projects up my sleeve to share but until then, I think we’ll...

A Console Table with Both Hidden and Exposed Storage

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DIY Plans to Build an Arden Buffet This console table is an excellent way to store everyday linens and dishes, yet keep it looking like a fancy collection… The DIY plans to build an Arden Buffet feature three exposed shelves on each side, as well as doors with a shelf behind them and two drawers. The buffet is a very easy build that can be completed in a...