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Reader Showcase: Wiskerface Chesapeake Bench

Reader Showcase: Wiskerface Chesapeake Bench

Wiskerface Chesapeake Bench

This Chesapeake Bench was my first large project. The photo is not as good as I would like but I hope to add better ones at a later time.

It took about 2 weeks of and on to do it and is very sturdy. The brass hardware is there for 2 reasons 1) it takes the viewers eyes away from some of the errors and it compensates for were I misplaced a couple Pocket Screws which caused a portion of wood to come apart. As I was near the completion and weather was a factor to get it done (I don't have room in my house to paint large projects)

Built From These Plans:  Free Woodworking Plans to Build a Potterybarn Inspired Chesapeake Storage Bench Estimated Cost: 

$50 Canadian in wood not including screws and glue.

Length of Time: 

2 weeks

Modifications: ... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Childrens Vintage Spool Table

Free DIY Furniture Plans: How to Build a Childrens Vintage Spool Table

Cher-Ann Texter Designs by Studio C Kids Vintage Spool Table Project Details... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Staley Sideboard

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Staley Sideboard

Cher-Ann Texter Staley Sideboard Project Details

The countdown to the holidays has officially begun and chances are some of you are hosting this year. If so, a buffet or sideboard might be just what you need to help the holidays go a bit more smoothly. Perfect for that extra storage you will need, and a lovely place to set all of your side dishes during your feast! Let a little sawdust fly and help alleviate some of that holiday stress! Xx...Rayan

Estimated Cost

$75-$100

Dimensions Tools

  • Tape Measure
  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Kreg Jig
  • Brad nailer

Lumber

  • 1 – 1x2 at 4’
  • 2 – 1x2 at 6’
  • 13 – 1x3 at 8’
  • 1 – 1x4 at 4’
  • 4 – 2x4 at 6’
  • 2 – 3x3 posts at 6’
  • 1 sheet of ¾” plywood

Materials... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build an Emmerson Full Sized Bed

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build an Emmerson Full Sized Bed

Cher-Ann Texter Emmerson Full Bed Project Details... Read More

DIY Easy Sew Curtains For The Family Room

DIY Easy Sew Curtains For The Family Room

DIY Easy Sew Curtains The Design Confidential

I did it! I actually used my sewing machine and I rocked out 4 amazing window treatment panels that look just gorgeous. And of course by gorgeous I actually mean, not completely crooked, and relatively professional looking... at least from the front!... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Prisma Buffet

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Prisma Buffet

Cher-Ann Texter Designs by Studio C Prisma Buffet Project Details

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Prisma Buffet. The prism detailing can either be painted on, stained in place, or fitted using ¼” plywood. Isn't this piece fabulous? Love it... Xx Rayan

Estimated Cost

$75-$100

Dimensions Tools

  • Tape Measure
  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill
  • Countersink Bit for Drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Kreg Jig
  • Brad Nailer

Lumber

  • 1 – 2x2 at 4’
  • 1 – 2x2 at 6’
  • 1 – 2x2 at 8’
  • 2 sheets of ¾” plywood

Materials... Read More

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Childrens Vintage Parsons Bench

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Childrens Vintage Parsons Bench

Cher-Ann Texter Designs by Studio C Vintage Parsons Bench Project Details

Free DIY Furniture Plans to Build a Kid Sized Vintage Parsons Bench. The lumber list allows for building two benches, the perfect companion pieces to the Vintage Parsons Table plans we posted last week! A fabulous addition to any playroom or family room where the kiddos hang out! Xx...Rayan

Estimated Cost

$50-$75

Dimensions Tools

  • Tape Measure
  • Saw – Jig, Circular, or Miter
  • Drill
  • Countersink bit for drill
  • Square
  • Sander
  • Brad nailer

Lumber... Read More