Coffee Table – Simple Plans – Great Design

I have always loved the stuff that Ana White has done. Her site is a treasure trove of great plans with many reader submissions that show you ways to customize a base plan to suit a different need. This coffee table is one of those simple projects that looks great…

Entertaining Shelf » Rogue Engineer

We turned a blank wall space in our screen in porch to an awesome little serving station! This floating shelf can be used for storage and can be converted into a serving bar by simply flipping the top. It would also make for a great workstation or floating desk. You…

Super Sturdy DIY Workbench – Standalone

I can’t believe that I haven’t written about this workbench in the past. This is a fantastic project from the family handyman magazine that will cost about $50 and is a bench that will stand the test of time. I like this bench because it’s a real Standalone unit. By…

Free Portable Grill Table Plans
The following plan is for a simple, affordable, and functional grill table.  Heck, a table is a table… use if for whatever you choose.  It is June 12, so we are going to call it a grill table today.   Click on the image below for the full set... Read more
Free Upright Adirondack Chair Plans
Adirondack chairs are wonderful.  They are a style that never seems to go wrong and will last for years if built properly.  The biggest negative that I hear about the function of an Adirondack chair is that it is difficult for seniors (or those with back issues) to get... Read more
Beautiful Outdoor Storage Bench Plans
Deck and patio storage are always a challenge, so when I see a beautiful project that also helps to solve my outdoor storage woes, I jump to share it with the readers of woodworkcity.com This outdoor storage bench comes from the fine folks at Sunset.com.  The plans are simple,... Read more
Free Lemonade Stand Plans
Build your own, beautiful, lemonade stand. lemonade-stand-plans I love this project. I am a big fan of a project that can be utilized in more ways than simply the intended purpose.  This lemonade stand project is a terrific one. It isn’t cheap, but it doesn’t look cheap and you could re-purpose virtually all... Read more
Attractive and Easy Air Conditioner Screen
This easy to build air conditioner screen is a simple project that can be built in a couple of hours with limited tools.  This is a perfect beginner project that will hide your ugly air conditioner and help your house to stand out from your neighbors. You might want... Read more
Free Adirondack Chair Plans
The following Free Adirondack Chair Plans come from The California Redwood Association. This is a classic Adirondack chair and probably one of the easier designs to pull off. The Adirondack chair picture below links directly to the free PDF file. This is the project that got me into woodworking... Read more
Free Wooden Playset Swing Set Plans
We are 3 for 3 on the Free wooden play set plans in the past 3 days.  It is June and the sun is shining, so can you blame us? The following set of free plans is probably the most popular swing set / play set / backyard fort... Read more
Free Toy Box Plans
If you are like my wife, you are always looking for ways to store the kids toys that are strewn about the house. A blanket box, shelving unit and or cubby storage unit usually come into play. For this free project plan, we are focusing on storage using a... Read more
Free Cupola Plans
Here is a great article on how to build your own Cupola.  These free cupola plans are from The Family Handyman magazine.  If you have ever admired the look of a structure with a Cupola, you will appreciate this free plan.  This is a very visual plan. Each step... Read more
More planter box plans.  We posted earlier about a set of planter box plans from Black and Decker. This is a slightly different style, but has the same simple construction.  These planter boxes are constructed of 2″x4″ and 2″x2″ lumber along with some basic deck screws and nails.  There... Read more

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