Octagon Picnic Table with Open Seats

Classic 8 seat octagon picnic table seats eight adults. This is a more complicated plan, that does use more materials, but it is worth the investment for the comfort and coziness it provides. Video tutorial coming soon.

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Kitchen Island with Open Shelving

The kitchen island is the heart of the home.   We are building a small, starter home to sell, and of upmost importance is a great kitchen island that does it all, stores it all, while looking beautiful.  Here's what we came up with: On the "work" side, it features a...

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Square Picnic Table

Everything you love about the classic picnic table, but in a cozier, updated design!  Here's why we love this square picnic table Square Picnic Table Features Seating on four sides, for a cozier experience Easy to build design  Comfortably seats four adults, could...

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2×4 Outdoor Side Table

Reader submitted photo modified in height, see more photos here Out 2x4 Outdoor Collection is a reader favorite!  Since so many of you have built the sofa or sectional pieces, we thought we'd add a side table plan to the collection too. All of the plans in the 2x4...

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2×4 Outdoor Chair

PHOTO SUBMITTED BY JUSTINMGIBSON This plan is part of a collection that includes sofa, coffee table, loveseat and more!  Click here to view all plans in our 2x4 Outdoor Collection.

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11 Foot Barn Door Entertainment Center

This beautiful barn door entertainment center does it all while looking good too!  It is a HUGE project - up there with a kitchen build - but with the simplified step by step plans, not hard to do.  It took us two days to build and finish and cost us about $1000.  ...

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Raised Planter Box with Bottom Shelf

As a member of both Ana's community and The Handyman Club of America, I get a lot of inspiration for my projects. I happened to find inspiration in the latest issue of Handy Magazine and the raised planter box that they feature. They do list the plans for the planter,...

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Wall Mount Closet Tower with Shelf Help

Do you want to upgrade your closet storage systems to something that is durable and custom to your needs?  In this tutorial, I'm going to show you how we tackled a small reach-in closet, adding shelving and multiple hanging storage options.   Towers are such a great...

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Built-In Pantry Shelving

We are building a cabin style house in Alaska to resale.  It is very small, every square foot is extremely valueable. A pantry is a must have on any house I build.  I design my kitchens to hold tools (dishes, mixing bowls, pots and pans, cutting boards,...

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Modern Farmhouse DIY Staircase Railing

Would you believe me if I told you that of all the stair railings I've done over the years, this one was the simplest, fastest, cheapest and easiest to build?  And we do kinda love the modern farmhouse railing look too! Video Tutorial for this DIY Staircase Handrail:...

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