Build a World Market Inspired Davis Accent Ladder

Free Plans to Build a Davis Accent Ladder

The free plans to build a Davis accent ladder will help create the perfect accent piece for displaying plants or a collection of knick-knacks. Personally, I think it would be an awesome place to store and display books! Or maybe for buckets of toys, crayons, markers, etc. in the kiddos’ room?

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I know this really doesn’t need to be said but I will say it anyway – This is NOT a ladder to stand on! It is purely for decoration, mmm-kay?? Thanks!

Materials:

Lumber:

  • 2 – 1×2 at 8′
  • 2 – 1×6 at 8′

Cut List:

  • 2 – 1×6 (ripped to 4-1/2″ wide) at 38-3/16″ – Front Angled Legs
  • 2 – 1×2 at 35-1/4″ – Back Legs
  • 1 – 1×2 at 13″ – Back Stretcher
  • 1 – 1×6 at 16″ – Top
  • 4 – 1×6 (ripped to 4-1/2″ wide) at 14-1/2″ – Steps
  • 2 – 1×2 at 13″ – Spreaders

free plans to build a Davis accent ladder

Click on the drawings for a larger view!

Step One

Cut the pieces for the legs and the back stretcher. Cut the angles in the wider legs noting that the angles are NOT cut at 45 degress! Drill pocket holes in each end of the stretcher and position as shown on the back legs. Secure using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

free plans to build a Davis accent ladder_Legs

Step Two

Cut the piece for the top. Attach the top to the legs using 1-1/4″ countersunk screws.

free plans to build a Davis accent ladder_Top 

Step Three

Cut the pieces for the steps and drill pocket holes in each end. Position the steps as shown with the top corner of the step flush with the top edge of the angled front legs. Secure using glue and 1-1/4″ pocket hole screws.

free plans to build a Davis accent ladder_Steps 

Step Four

Cut the pieces for the spreaders. The rounded end can be made by either sanding or cutting with a jigsaw. Drill a hole in each end then secure to the lower edge of the legs as shown using 1-1/4″ countersunk screws.

free plans to build a Davis accent ladder_Spreaders 

Finish as desired!

Did I mention that piece built from the free plans to build a Davis accent ladder is purely for storage and looking nice in a room?? Yes? Great! Any questions? Contact me at cher {at} designsbystudioc {dot} com!

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