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…

Articulated Floor Lamp – With Yardsticks!

I decided that I needed an articulated floor lamp. I found some examples that I liked on Pinterest and figured that I would make one out of some lumber that I cut down using my “timber tuff chainsaw mill“. As I was waiting on the lumber to dry a bit,…

Making a Cordless Drill Storage Charging Station With Leftovers

If you have cordless drills and a shop, you should build this Cordless Drill Storage and Charging Station. I don’t know what it is, but I am a sucker for any project that helps to clean up the scraps of plywood or lumber that I cannot part with in my…

DIY Hammock Stand
The following is a Hammock stand that is relatively inexpensive and rather easy to build. Given the size of a standard hammock, the footprint is rather large, but you will be thrilled with the results. For our hammock, we selected the following at Amazon. At the time of purchase,... Read more
Easy Adirondack Chair
Everyone loves a nice Adirondack chair.  If you are like me, it might just be the first serious woodworking plan that you decided to build. The following Adirondack chair is a very simple design that requires a minimal amount of cutting and/or technique. This is about as “beginner” as... Read more
Convertible Bench/table
We have featured a number of convertible bench/table plans over the years and today, we have another. The difference with this plan is that the table and benches are all one piece. On a normal convertible bench/table, the units are typically separate. Take a look at this plan and... Read more
Simple Outdoor Side Table
The following is another plan from the Rogue Engineer. I enjoy his straightforward designs and relatively simple plans. There are subtle uses of joint techniques and wood sizing that make these pieces look nicer than many projects you might find on a site like instructibles. This is a plan... Read more
Free Lawn Glider Plans
This lawn glider plan is a classic that many of you will recognize from your local hot dog or ice cream stand.  If you are from the WNY area, you might recognize this from Taffy’s (Orchard Park) or Pautlers (Clarence). The lawn glider has a simple mechanism and rather than... Read more
Adirondack Style Beach Chairs
I love a plan with a nice twist.  This wood plan comes via Instructables and combines the low slung look of a beach chair with the arched back look from a classic Adirondack chair. This is a relatively straightforward plan that isn’t too difficult to follow. There are many images (something... Read more
Wine Bottle Bird Feeder { Free DIY Plans } Rogue Engineer
There are few things that resonate with me more than reusing parts that were leftover from other projects.  The scale of this project will enable me to use a number of scrap pieces that might have otherwise made it into the fire pit. In addition to the wood, the wine... Read more
Free P-51 Whirligig
The P-51 Mustang was one of the best fighter planes from World War II.  Add this P-51 whirligig to patrol your garden with these free plans. Your material list is as follows: Horizontal Stabilizer and Wings: ½” x 11” x 30 ½” Exterior Plywood Fuselage: ¾” x 7 ½”... Read more
Corbel or Bracket Layout / Pattern
When building a shed, cottage, or home you might want to add corbels to include a classic feature that has been used for hundreds of years. With today’s building techniques the function of a corbel is probably not needed. In the past, a corbel was a bit more than... Read more
Free Carport plans

Free Carport plans

Outdoor Plans December 17, 2015 0

Keep your car out of the weather with these free plans for a carport.  Much simpler to build than a garage, but still giving protection to your vehicles. I would suggest figuring out your needs before running out to buy your materials.  You may need a taller carport than... Read more

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