Category Archives for "Wood Working"

Woodworking projects and plans.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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How to Build a Doghouse

how to make a doghouse

Everyone in your family, including your pet, deserves to have a safe, warm, and cozy place to sleep at night. Why not build your dog a personal home that both of you will enjoy? Made out of cedar with a sturdy metal roof, this durable project will endure years of muddy paw prints, slobber, and wet fur. […]

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How to Make a Raised Garden Bed

How to make a raised garden bed

Looking for plans or ideas to build your own raised garden bed? Look no further! Complete plans and a video tutorial are linked to in this post. I reached out to a local non-profit named Sage Gardeners in Bozeman, Montana as a collaboration for this project. Sage Gardeners builds and donates raised flower beds to […]

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Concrete Bar Cart

Need to make a bar for your patio? This concrete bar cart is easy to roll around, classy, and comes in handy for get togethers out on the patio! The bar is made of 2×4 boards and fence pickets. The top is made of concrete. Four clear coasters are embedded in the concrete and a […]

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DIY Ski Rack

DIY Ski Rack

If you are a skier, it’s important to keep your gear organized and in one place. For years I’ve been tossing my skis in a corner at the house, and I needed a simple ski rack solution to get things in order. I came up with a very easy to create ski rack made out […]

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DIY Raised Garden Bed

Raised Garden Bed Plans

Making a DIY raised garden bed is a fun and quick project you can easily tackle in a weekend. I built my raised garden bed project out of redwood because it withstands the outdoor elements well. The project cost was approximately $220 including the wood, dirt, screws, and weed barrier. I built this to be […]

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DIY Garden Bench

DIY Garden Bench

Looking for a simple wood project you can knock out in an afternoon? If so, here is your project! I built this garden and yard bench for my mother, who will be getting it on Mother’s day which will be here before we know it in early May DIY Garden Bench The DIY garden bench […]

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How to Make a Concrete Coffee Table

Concrete Coffee Table with LED lights

DIY Concrete Coffee Table for the Patio Hey guys and gals! So I was in need of a coffee table for the patio, and here is what I came up with!  Since I love the look of concrete, I created a simple and sturdy wood base out of cedar wood and then created a concrete […]

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