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Build a Double Locker

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A Great Piece for Organization – Plans to Build a Double Locker! With the start of school sneaking up on us, it would be really nice for the kiddos to have a place to hang their backpacks, wouldn’t it? The plans to build a double locker feature two cubbies, two large locker areas, and two drawers. It is a super-quick and easy build, and fairly inexpensive. What more could you ask for? Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails 6 – Angle brackets 2 sets of 22″ Drawer slides 4 – Cabinet pulls 2 – Large hooks

Build the Mason Media Console

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The Mason Media Console Plans Have one of those ginormous televisions and it sits on a mediocre stand? Well, I can help you change that with the Mason Media Console Plans! This bad boy is 70″ wide, features four drawers with two shelves, and sits on 4″ casters! Why not do a stunning weathered finish on it with galvanized hanger tape on the edge of the top as trim? Swoon-worthy!   Materials: 1-1/4” pocket hole screws 1-1/4” brad nails Edge banding, optional 4 sets of 24″ Drawer slides 4 – cabinet pulls 4″ casters Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220

Build a Place for Your Furry Friend to Nap

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DIY Plans to Build a Pet Bed Our furry friends need their own place to rest, am I right? Even though they love to claim the sofa or our beds as their own, they deserve their own piece of furniture! The DIY plans to build a pet bed can be constructed out of plywood, straight off-the-shelf boards, or pieced pallet boards. This is a super-easy plan, and can accommodate most sizes of pet beds! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer) Lumber: 1 – 1×4 at 4′

Build a Vintage Style Desk

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DIY Plans to Build a Vintage Style Desk Back to School is just around the corner, so why not build this great desk to get your student started off right? The DIY plans to build a vintage style desk feature a roomy top with four drawers. It is such an easy build, too! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 2-1/2″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ screws Edge banding, optional 4 sets of 14″ Drawer slides Cabinet pulls Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer) Lumber: 1 – 1×2 at 4′ 1 – 1×2 at

Upcycle an Old Door into a Stunning Table

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Plans to Build a Hall Table Using an Old Door If you are a regular reader of Designs by Studio C, you know that I am a huge fan of my local Habitat for Humanity ReStore. I have found some of the greatest doors, light fixtures, cabinet pulls, and old furniture pieces there. I bought a narrow door from the ReStore about a year ago and have been waiting for just the right project… I created these plans to build a table using an old door quite awhile ago but just hadn’t had the opportunity to put it in motion!

Build a Miriam Console Table

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A Gorgeous and Easy Console Table to Build with the Miriam Console Table Plans This is a great table in many ways – it is easy to build, light on the wallet, and an excellent first project! The Miriam console table plans feature three drawers and tapered legs, and is excellent for any skill level. Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional 3 – Cabinet pulls Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer) Paste Wax Lumber: 2 – 2×2 at 6′ 1 sheet of 3/4″ plywood Cut List:

We Have a Winner…

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The giveaway for the BLACK+DECKER Autosense drill has ended and the winner is… Congratulations, Bruce!! I have sent an email to you as well as replied to the comment on Disqus… Thank you to all who entered and who read this blog on a regular basis – I really appreciate it!  

Another Light Fixture Makeover

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DIY Light Fixture Update with a Mod Podge Rocks Stencil Awhile back, the awesome Amy Anderson from Mod Podge Rocks asked a few bloggers to try out her new stencils made for Mod Podge. I chose to make a wall rack with hooks but in all honesty wasn’t “feeling” the project. It was not my best work - I think Amy is awesome and certainly deserves better! So I decided to do a second project and create a DIY light fixture update using her Mod Podge Rocks Stencil in the woodgrain pattern. This is a project I am certainly proud to

Build a 48″ Bath Vanity

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DIY Woodworking Plans to Build a 48″ Bath Vanity I was contacted by a reader who really liked the vanity Matt and I designed for the Rebel house but the reader asked that the vanity be longer, with more drawers. These free DIY woodworking plans to build 48″ bath vanity were based on the custom vanity Matt and I built but feature six drawers instead of three, and two doors. This vanity is also designed to be on the tall side. Note: Before constructing this vanity, make sure it will fit around the plumbing lines and pipe without interference! We had to cut a