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153 Entryway Bench

There is a restaurant nearby that I frequent. I saw a bench similar to this in their entryway. I took a couple of pictures, came home and started to create my version of the entryway bench. There are several variables with any build. You could certainly simplify the legs, just make a gentle curve or […]

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166 Barn Board Buffet with Sliding Barn Door

The Barn Board Buffet was built at the request of a family member. They were looking for something unique that made use of sliding door hardware similar to what would have been used years ago for a barn door. I managed to acquire some floor boards and regular barn boards out of an old barn […]

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149 Queen Size Folding Bed V2

Queen Size Folding Bed V2 Revised & Updated March 2019 The new style queen size bed in a box has eliminated several of the concerns some folks had with the original queen bed. It folds on the ends rather than the sides. The joiner boards on the side rails have been removed and the number […]

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150 Standard King Folding Bed

(Fits Mattress Size 76″ x 80″ or 193 x 202 cm) Since the first Bed in a Box plan that was created back in 2013 with permission of the originator Robert MacPherson I have been asked for a standard king sized bed. However until now I couldn’t figure out how to have that size of […]

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Shawn’s Corner Cabinet

Shawn sent me a picture of the corner cabinet he is currently building. This cabinet according to Shawn is his first project, pretty amazing work for a first furniture piece. Shawn, like a lot of us is a weekend woodworker, however he promises to send more photos as he finishes off the cabinet. Here’s what […]

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123 A Simple Bench

I came across a picture of this very simple bench. The bench is small enough that it would fit nicely in an entrance way and great place to sit and put on or take off your outdoor footwear. The design consists of only four parts and a total of seven pieces so the bench project […]