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Reader Showcase: Steves Dawson Dresser

Reader Showcase: Steves Dawson Dresser

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This was my first time to attempt any type of furniture building. The plans were clear and easy to follow!

Built From These Plans  Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build Pottery Barn Inspired Dawson Extra Wide Dresser Modifications 

I did make one modification though. I made the top from 4 pieces of Oak instead of using the panels in the plans.

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Reader Showcase: Loft Bed She Cave

Reader Showcase: Loft Bed She Cave

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Reader Showcase: Makely Home Steppe 6 Drawer Dresser

Reader Showcase: Makely Home Steppe 6 Drawer Dresser

Makely School for Girls Makelys Steppe Dresser... Read More

Reader Showcase: Ecarps Finished Louis No Sew Custom Bar Stool

Reader Showcase: Ecarps Finished Louis No Sew Custom Bar Stool

Louis No Sew Bar Stool

Here it is - after many weekends of the finished wood sitting on my work bench, it's been assembled and enjoyed.

Built From These Plans:  Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a No Sew Upholstered Louis XVI Bar Stool Estimated Cost: 

Raw materials, including new belt sander and a jig saw, were about $300 for 4 stools, including foam.

Length of Time: 

From start to finish, 8 weeks, but true build time is about 7 days.

Modifications: 

We opted for a ladder back to keep light and unobstructed views.

Lumber Used: 

Hearthy Pine, we couldn't find 2" x 4", so we used 2" x 12" and cut it into thirds to make the rear legs.

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Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Childrens Vintage Spool Table

Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Childrens Vintage Spool Table

Cher-Ann Texter Designs by Studio C Kids Vintage Spool Table Project Details... Read More

Reader Showcase: 8 Drawer Flat File

Reader Showcase: 8 Drawer Flat File

DIY 8 Drawer File

Thanks for the great plans. Wanted to share my completed cabinet - a fun project for me and my husband. Great storage for vinyl sheets and thread (top drawer has a pegboard insert with dowels to hold about 200 large spools). One happy crafter!

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Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Tribeca Double Storage Case

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Tribeca Double Storage Case

Cher-Ann Texter DIY Tribeca Double Storage Project Details

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Tribeca Double Storage Case! We covered the Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Tribeca Single Storage Case not long ago and now the second piece in this collection for the double unit! Isn't this collection fun? I just love it! Xx...Rayan

Estimated Cost

$25-$50

Dimensions Tools

  • Tape Measure
  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Kreg jig

Lumber

For each cubby:

  • 1 half sheet of ¾” plywood
  • 1 quarter sheet of ¾” plywood

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