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  • Jewelry Box Plans

    Jewelry Box Plans

    Even costume jewelry shines when it’s housed in an elegant, handcrafted jewelry box. That’s what makes this jewelry box project ideal for any collection. Made of maple for it’s beauty and durability, the box features a lock for security and a convenient lift-out tray. Utilizing all straight cuts and simple joinery techniques, the jewelry box…

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  • Lawyer’s Bookcase Plans

    As common in law offices today as they were 100 years ago, traditional lawyer’s bookcases are designed for storing expensive law books. Traditionally made of oak, the style is characterized by individual stacking compartments, or cases, fronted by glass doors. Use our lawyer’s bookcase plans to make your new project easy. The doors allow for…

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  • Linen Closet Plans

    Anyone who’s ever grappled with the problem of home storage will agree that you can never have too much. But no matter how much closet space you have, there’s one thing you can’t change: a closet stays in one place. This country-style pine linen closet features three large shelves on top, two shelves below and…

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  • One-Door Ice Box Plans

    Start building your own ice box today with our DIY project plans. There was a time when an ice box like this could be found in almost every home. Although refrigerators have rendered them obsolete, antique oak ice boxes remain popular with collectors, even though they’re usually expensive and hard to find. This DIY woodworking…

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  • Pie Safe Plans

    You don’t have to be an antiques collector or even a baker to appreciate this do-it-yourself version of a classic pie safe. It features three shelves behind a single door, and its convenient size and simple styling make it a good match for almost any decor. The pie safe measures about 40 inches tall by…

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  • Potting Bench Plans

    This do-it-yourself potting bench makes it easy to get a head start on warm-weather gardening. It features a generously sized work top with a hutch above for tools, seeds and small pots. Below, shelves hold larger items, and a large compartment is just right for bulky bags of potting soil, fertilizer or a covered compost…

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  • Simple Workbench Plans

    Folding Workbench Plans

    If you’re a do-it-yourselfer, here’s a great way to maximize valuable shop space: a full-size, wall-mounted workbench that folds up into a neat, 13-inch-deep package. It even has space for a built-in light and plenty of storage shelves. We make this project easy with our folding workbench plans. The workbench is as easy to use…

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  • Storage Bins

    A true country classic, this build-it-yourself storage bin unit is a practical, convenient and attractive way to keep apples, potatoes, onions and other fruits and vegetables fresh and dry. The secret is the wire mesh on the front of each of the three bins that allows air to circulate freely around the produce. The top…

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  • Three-Piece Bedroom Set

    Here’s a great project for do-it-yourselfers who are tired of that old bedroom furniture. The three-piece set features a handsome oak finish and clean lines that blend well with any decor. The finished dresser measures about 60 inches wide by 32 inches tall, the chest of drawers stands 32 inches high by 30 inches wide…

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  • Tiered Planter Box Plans

    This tiered planter is great for colorful perennials or trailing plants like strawberries. Made from redwood, cedar or pine, the project is simple and inexpensive to build with our tiered planter box plans. It calls for standard lumber, galvanized nails, sandpaper and sealer. Construction is a simple matter of cutting the pieces to size and…

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