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Reader Showcase: Loft Bed She Cave

Reader Showcase: Loft Bed She Cave

Loft Bed She Cave... Read More

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.

Finishing Technique: ... Read More

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!

Built From These Plans:  Free Woodworking Plans for Building a Martha Stewart Inspired 8 Drawer Flat File... Read More

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. 

Built From These Plans:  Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a West Elm Inspired Dumont Buffet ... Read More