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DIY Pete’s 10 Most Popular Projects

I wanted to resurface some of my more popular DIY Projects that I have done in the past. The first project that I ever posted on YouTube was an in-depth tutorial on how to build a Farmhouse Dining Table. That and other woodworking and concrete working how to projects have continually seen growth and attention on YouTube. You can click on any of the links to learn more, read the post, view the video, and download plans. You can watch the videos directly, below. Let’s check them out!

DIY Pete’s 10 Most Popular DIY Projects

One – How to build a Farmhouse Dining Table

The most complete and in-depth video on how to build a farmhouse table. DIY PETE shows the entire process from start to finish. Pete made this first video based off of Ana White’s Plans, found by clicking here. He did customize the base and the benches (linked below) a bit. This farm table can be built out of everyday construction grade lumber for under $200. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/farmhousetable Benches: http://ana-white.com/2013/10/plans/4×4-truss-benches

Two – How to Hide TV Wires

How to hide TV wires behind the wall quickly and easily. A kit is used to make the wiring code compliant and simple to do for any do it yourself. Most kits run between $50 and $90 and are designed to hide all the wires and make your flat screen TV area look great. For more information about the kits, components, and items mentioned in the video check out the post on my DIY website listed above. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/hidetvwires Wiring Kit: http://amzn.to/1MqHdmo

Three – How to build Cornhole Toss Boards

How to build the cornhole toss game. In the video, Pete shows the materials needed, how to build the platforms, add the legs, and drill the hole. DIY Pete also shows how to paint a cornhole board and add a design to it. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/CornholeToss Download Plans: http://www.gumroad.com/l/cornholetoss

Four – How to build a Patio Bar with Concrete Top

Learn how to build an outdoor patio bar with an acid stained concrete top. In part 1 Pete will show you how to build a concrete bar top mold, pour concrete, create a trowel finish, and seal a concrete bar top. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/patiotable Download Plans: https://gumroad.com/l/patiobar

Five – How to build a Patio Cooler Ice Chest

Learn how to build a DIY Patio Cooler Cedar Ice Chest with DIYPETE. He’ll show you all of the steps needed to build your own cedar ice chest. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/icechest
Downloadable Plans: https://gumroad.com/l/icechest

Six – How to build a Concrete LED Patio Table

How to build a concrete table with LED lights and a built in beverage cooler. DIY Pete will show the main steps needed to build a concrete table including making the mold, pouring the concrete, and polishing the concrete top. This is a free concrete table tutorial and the full version can be found on MakeZine.com. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/ledtable

Seven – How to build a Double Chair Bench with Table

How to build a double chair bench. Free working plans for the DIY bench are available on DIYPETE.com. Pete shows step by step how to make the patio furniture. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/how-to-build-a-double-chair-bench-with-table-free-plans/ Download Plans: https://gumroad.com/l/doublechairbench

Eight – How to build a Concrete Coffee Table and Acid Stain Concrete

How to make a concrete coffee table, the process of creating an old world concrete style table out of concrete. This concrete table has a hard trowel finish and is colored with acid stains. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/oldworldtable

Nine – How to build a Whiskey Barrel Coffee Table

Learn how to turn an old whiskey barrel into an amazing whiskey barrel coffee table. The table top is hinged which makes the furniture a functional whiskey barrel chest to hold blankets and other items. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/whiskeybarrel

Ten – How to make Simple 2×4 Bar Stools

How to make super simple patio bar stools out of 2×4 lumber. These stools are great for an outdoor patio and can easily be built by any Do It Yourselfer. A total of four 2×4’s are all you’ll need for wood to complete each chair. Cedar is used for this project. Plans for the Concrete Bar Top and Cedar Bar Base are also available. For more info, project photos, and downloadable plans check out: http://www.DIYPETE.com/BarStool