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Category Archives: Chairs & Seating


How to Build a Rocking Chair Everyone loves a good rocking chair – whether it is for quiet time drinking coffee, rocking a baby to sleep, or relaxing with friends and family around a fire… It is so easy to Read more…


Building an Upholstered Sofa: The DIY Upholstery Part Three in the Building an Upholstered Sofa series is about the DIY upholstery. (In case you missed them, here are Part One and Part Two!) To me, the upholstery is the easiest Read more…


Free Furniture Plans to Build a Rustic Bench Looking for the perfect rustic-style bench? These free furniture plans to build a Rustic Bench will help create the perfect addition to a mud room or entryway, a porch or deck, or Read more…


Build a DIY Upholstered Sofa: The Frame Plans In Part One of the DIY Upholstered Sofa series, I outlined the supplies and materials needed to build the sofa. This post, Build a DIY Upholstered Sofa: the Frame Plans, I give Read more…


A Gorgeous Piece of Seating to Build with the Luna Dining Chair Plans Previously, I posted plans for the Luna┬áDining Table… So why not build a few chairs to match? The Luna Dining Chair plans feature a floating seat, solid Read more…


Build an Upholstered Sofa Finally! We are at the point in rebuilding the house where I can build more furniture for the front room… A tree fell through our house in 2018, destroying our living room, dining room and kitchen, Read more…


DIY Plans to Build a Splint┬áSeat Chair – Super-Easy and Beautiful! A friend of mine, Jake, builds some really fabulous pieces of furniture and recently got into making rush seats for stools, as well as for chair repairs. He does Read more…


Standard Sizes for Custom and DIY Furniture Builds: Seating Designing your own furniture is easy… Any idea or “dream” piece can be a reality including knock-off variations of designs from catalog retailers. Most retailers will provide dimensions of the piece Read more…


Free Plans to Build a Brooklyn Chair – Updated 10/3/19 I really like the design of this chair and especially the fact that it is an easy build! The design of the free plans to build a Brooklyn chair, and Read more…


DIY Furniture Plans to Build an Upholstered Ottoman Any good, comfortable chair needs a matching ottoman… The DIY furniture plans to build an upholstered ottoman feature wood legs (you can make them yourself – see the Materials list) and a Read more…

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