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A Quick and Easy to Build Kitchen Island

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DIY Plans to Build an Eckhart Kitchen Island In my opinion, a kitchen is not complete without an island! The DIY plans to build an Eckhart Kitchen Island feature three drawers that open from either side and six cubbies for plenty of storage in a small space! Adding casters can give the island portability, making it an excellent piece to use outdoors on a patio or deck. This fabulous piece can be finished in a weekend! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional 4 – 4″ furniture feet with mounting plates Cabinet pulls Wood glue Sandpaper (100,

A Console Table with Solid Crate Drawers

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DIY Plans to Build a Porter Console Table This console table is a really quick and easy build. The DIY plans to build a Porter Console Table feature two drawers with hand-holds and grooves cut in the fronts to resemble crates. With the exception of the top and bottom panels, the console table and drawers use straight off-the-shelf lumber and should be fairly inexpensive! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Wood glue Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Finishing supplies (primer & paint, or stain, sealer) Paste Wax Lumber: 2 – 1×2 at 6′ 2 – 1×10 at 8′

A Coffee Table with an Industrial Look and Faux Metal Sides

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DIY Plans to Build a Monette Coffee Table Mixing dark stained woods with metal is always such a neat look… The DIY plans to build a Monette Coffee Table can be finished with a stained top and drawer fronts, and metallic paint on the cabinet box itself to mimic the look of metal. The plans feature a large square top, three drawers, and casters on the bottom for easy movement. This is a very easy plan that can be completed in a weekend! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws 1-1/4″ brad nails Edge banding, optional 3 sets of 22″ Drawer slides

Easy to Build Seating for the Outdoors

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DIY Plans to Build a Simple Outdoor Bench I love being outdoors, especially when I have fabulous outdoor furniture upon which to enjoy the outdoors! The DIY plans to build a Simple Outdoor Bench are perfect for those new to woodworking, featuring doubled stretchers and built out of off-the-shelf treated lumber. This is an easy project that can be completed in a day with no extra finishing required! Materials: 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws for outdoor use 1-1/2″ screws for outdoor use Wood glue for outdoor use Sandpaper (100, 150, 220 grits) Lumber: 1×3 3×3 posts (4×4 posts can be trimmed

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