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Build a Classic Garden DIY Bench with Dowel Construction
You’ve probably seen benches similar to this one in parks, porches or movies. That’s because this classic style fits into any setting, rustic or…
Build a Backyard Birdhouse
Build this neat looking birdhouse that the birds will like too. You can do it in about a half day for less than $20, following our step-by-step…
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Build a Shoe Organizer
Store shoes up off the floor in clean, natural wood racks. This simple storage rack can handle everything from winter boots to summer sandals,…
Build a Painting Bench
Build this light, but strong bench in about 4 hours. Use it as a table and as scaffolding as well as for sitting.
How to Build a Small Bench
Carpenters, painters, plumbers, electricians and homeowners: give your back and knees a break with this portable, easy-to-build seat/step…
Looking for inexpensive DIY furniture plans? These three projects will show you how to turn stock kitchen cabinets into a TV stand, a storage…
How to Build a Bench
The sloped seat and backrest make this easy-to-build bench comfortable to sit in and perfect for a backyard deck, patio or firepit. Detailed,…
How to Make a Wooden Chopping Board and Serving Tray
Looking for a satisfying woodworking project? Make this beautiful maple and walnut cutting board/serving tray. Simple enough that you can start…
How to Make Magazine Storage Containers
Need a good way to archive your old how-to magazines? Build these simple wood storage bins and have all your important reference materials at…
How to Build a Porch Swing
Enjoy the gentle sway of a porch swing on a summer night. With these clear how-to instructions and photos, you can build a classic porch swing…
How to Make an Adirondack Chair and Love Seat
This Adirondack chair and matching love seat are designed for outdoor comfort. They're designed for easy assembly, so that a novice can build…