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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

For each drawer:... Read More

Reader Showcase: Finished and Fancy Dumont Buffet

Reader Showcase: Finished and Fancy Dumont Buffet

DIY Finished Dumont Buffet

I’m finally back from Italy (what a beautiful country…and excellent food!) and I finished the Dumont buffet for my daughter (4 coats of paint outside and none inside which I think gives a special look when the doors are opened). I shared pictures of it earlier in it's unfinished state here. I reinforced the base because it was too shaky, given the weight it has to sustain (2 sheets of Russian plywood). I looked a different solutions and I finally opted to “double” each portion of the base, from the inside, with 1’’ birch and it is now solid enough, believe me. 

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It's Friday I'm In Love: Edition 8

It's Friday I'm In Love: Edition 8

Friday I'm In Love 8 The Design Confidential

It's Friday! I would love to pretend that that means something around these parts, but in all honesty I barely ever know what day of the week it is except that I am vaguely aware of the days when my boy has school! Vaguely... At least I can say he makes it to school on time each day, but I can pretty much call it a day with that accomplishment. It's kind of a big one afterall. ... Read More

Reader Showcase: Tile Top Provence Dining Table

Reader Showcase: Tile Top Provence Dining Table

DIY Provence Tile Table

This is the Provence Dining Table, but modified to have tiles set into the top.  I've been dreaming of a table like this for years.  Last year, I built a brick patio with river rock pilasters to beautify my Craftsman house.  This table looks perfect on my patio, under the pergolas!  Can't wait for the wisteria to bloom in spring!... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Caroline Queen Bed

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Caroline Queen Bed

Cher-Ann Texter DIY Caroline Queen Bed Project Details

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Caroline Queen Bed! By special reader request... but we created this plan with some modifications that make it easier to build using standard lumber and parts from your local hardware stores! If you prefer to get fancy with the legs, go for it, it will be fabulous! Xx...Rayan

Estimated Cost

$75-$100

Dimensions Tools

  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill Countersink Bit for Drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Kreg Jig
  • Brad Nailer

Lumber

  • 3 – 1x2 at 8’
  • 20 – 1x3 at 6’
  • 1 – 1x6 at6’
  • 2 – 1x10 at 6’
  • 2 – 1x10 at 8’
  • 2 – 4x4 post at 6’
  • 1 – Half sheet of ¾” plywood

Materials... Read More