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173 Viking Bed (Queen)

Revised & Updated September 2019 James, who is a member of a Viking re-enactment group has requested a Viking bed (Queen) plan. During my research for Viking beds I found that the beds are a very basic construction. These beds are built so they can be taken apart. I’m assuming they had to be transportable as the […]

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119 Throne Fit for a Lady or Lord

Fit for a Lord or Lady I was searching for ideas that I thought might be useful to re-creators of times gone by when I came across a picture of a throne similar to this. I still wanted the throne to be transportable so I added the through tenons with the locking pins which should […]

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A Plan is Just a Starting Point

Modified TV Cabinet Plan: A plan is just a starting point Tony B., one of our woodworking com-padres sent me this picture of the television cabinet he built from plan #029. As I’ve always believed a plan is just a starting point when it comes to woodworking. Everyone has their own ideas and needs of […]

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Design Service

A Custom Design Service is Available Do you have a special project in mind? I will work with you to develop a useable plan. The cost is totally dependent on the complexity of the project.  A custom design (plan) starts as low as $25.00 (1) hour A typical project plan can take two hours or three weeks to prepare, […]

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094 Box Joint Jig w/ Micro Adjust

Each time I build a project that requires box (finger) joints I scab together a quick jig anf have at it.. I guess I have been lucky as it works most of the time. However I found out that you have to be more accurate especially on wide panels. My last project required a box […]

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092 Utility Bench

Useful Utility Bench This utility bench plan came about as a result of a weekend away at a friend’s cottage. While everyone else was still sleeping I was up and looking for something to do. I found this little bench out on the porch and thought it would make a useful addition to anyone’s home […]

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090 Headboard for a King Bed

King Size Headboard This king size headboard plan started out as a request from a visitor to the site. I had a slide-show on the website showing a few of the projects I have built over the years. Bonnie really liked the clean simple lines of this headboard and so I have re-created a plan […]

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084 Foosball Table: Great Family Fun!

Tabletop or Free Standing 26″ x 48″ Foosball Table Foosball Table This Foosball ball table started out as an item on my wish list for the family. I felt the table would make great entertainment when the families got together for any occasion. I looked on line for any information I could find on Foosball […]

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082 Old Style Toolbox: Build a classic!

Old Style Toolbox Using an old picture from Popular Woodworking I have tried to re-create this toolbox that was designed by “Sloyd” in 1900. I can imagine carpenters of that era heading off to a jobsite with a similar style of toolbox in hand. Carrying a minimum amount of hand tools and completing beautiful functional […]