Wood Working

DIY Rolling Work Bench

DIY Pete Rolliing Work Bench

Welcome to DIYPete.com and thanks for stopping by! In this tutorial we’ll walk through the process of building a rolling work bench. The work bench tutorial, video, and free work bench plans will give you everything you need to build your own. The work bench will provide you with a flat surface to build all your projects. It has locking ...

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How to Make a Concrete Table and Embed a Metal Design

How to embed metal logo in concrete

Thanks for stopping by to check out how make a concrete coffee table and how to embed metal designs or logos in concrete. This project was a lot of fun and we love how it looks in the living room. The table top is a 2 inch thick slab of concrete. The metal design I used is an outline of ...

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How to Make a Wood Coffee Table with Steel Accents

How to make a coffee table with diy pete

Thank you for stopping by to check out the latest project tutorial about how to make a wood coffee table with steel accents. The project is fun to create and simple to build. I love combining different materials and think the steel and wood compliment each other well. To seal the cedar I used the water-based Minwax Polycrylic Protective Finish. The ...

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How to Make a Bed Frame – Free Bed Frame Plans

DIY Bed Frame Plans

Thanks for stopping by to check out the DIY Bed Frame Tutorial! In this article you will learn how to make a super simple bed frame for a fraction of what you’d pay at a furniture store. This bed frame is made out of everyday construction grade lumber available at Home Depot or your local lumber yard. The natural color ...

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How to Make a Plyometric Box

diy pete plyometric box plans

A plyometric box is a great addition to any home gym. This plyometric box has three different heights ( 24 inch, 20 inch, 16 inch ) and is made from one sheet of plywood. I decided to customize it with Krylon SUPERMAXX All-In-One Black Hammered Finish and Krylon SUPERMAXX All-In-One Banner Red that I picked up at Walmart. The paint job turned out great ...

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Learn How to Chainsaw Carve

how to chainsaw carve a bear

UNDER CONSTRUCTION NOVEMBER 15th and 16th. SORRY FOR THE INCONVENIENCE – Please check back soon! Hey all! I’ve been wanting to share my experiences learning to chainsaw carve for so long and finally decided to dig through things and get something posted. So here it is! It all started when I was 10 years old and I went on a ...

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How to Make a Firewood Rack

wood stack ideas

In this tutorial you will learn how to build a simple firewood storage rack out of 2×4 boards and fence pickets. This is a fun project that won’t break the bank. It can easily be completed in a weekend. I used Krylon SUPERMAXX All-In-One Spray Paint for this project. The DIY Firewood Rack plans for this project can be downloaded here (coming soon). Gather Materials ...

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How to Make a Sliding Barn Door – Free Plans

DIY Sliding Barn Door

In this tutorial I will show you how to make a sliding barn door out of wood and steel. I’m currently in the process of remodeling my office and thought a barn door would really class up the room.  I’ve made a number of barn doors in the past and wanted to document the process to share with you. This ...

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DIY Patio Chair with Plans

DIY Patio Chair Plans

Here is a simple to build DIY Patio Chair. This cedar chair is a great introductory project to woodworking. The seat is about 16 inches high and there are 22 inches of room between the armrests, so you will have plenty of room to move around. The back is at a slight angle which will provide a comfortable place for you to ...

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How to Make Cornhole Boards – with DIY Cornhole Plans

DIY Cornhole board plans

Cornhole toss is a great activity to play while tailgating or enjoying your next barbecue. Building cornhole boards is a simple DIY project you can easily complete in a weekend. For this tailgate themed project I used Krylon® COVERMAXX® Spray Paint. The DIY Cornhole Plans for this project can be downloaded here. Please note I only promote brands and products ...

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