The home improvement industry has exploded over the past few years. Many do-it-yourself people are taking it upon themselves to learn the skills to fix up their homes. Surprisingly its not that difficult. With some basic knowledge of using the tools and some proper guidelines in the form of plans and blueprints, a handy person could easily add thousands of dollars to their property value. Here are some great plans to spice up some different areas of your home, offered by reputable online retailers in the woodworking and construction industry. There is more than one page so look for the page navigation links near the bottom. If you are looking for free plans, please visit the tree icon below to begin your free plans search.
This closet organizer will fit any closet and is inexpensive to build using most;y particle board. The main center unit measures 78 inches tall x 36 inches wide x 20 inches deep. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
With choices of three case sizes, three drawer sizes, and two door sizes, you can maximize the storage possibilities of any closet in your home. The possibilities are endless and we will show you seve...
We can show you how to make these wooden wall plates and adaptable air grills that helped turn that dated space into a woodworking showplace. You can size the air grills to fit any opening, and even use them for projects that have nothing to do with your homes heating, such as shower grates, hot plates, or welcome mats. The wall plates work for light switches and receptacles with the same rectangular shape. We show all of the plans you will need for one, two, or three gang electrical boxes. You can easily extend the dimensions for four or more switches ganged together. Also included are a couple of simple jigs to help you complete this project.
When we moved to a new home not long ago, one of the things that struck me was how hot and stuffy the garage was during the summer. To do something about it, I designed and built this cupola to provide...
The carport pictured in this building plan is 20 x20 ft in size and fulfills 3 important structural components. First, it is secured to the wall of an existing building. Second, it features a strong roof that is securely fastened to the framing. Third, It stands on a foundation of posts and will not settle or heave. As with all structural plans, you should have your building meet your local building codes. This is a vintage woodworking plan. Visit our FAQ page for a full definition. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual item you are buying.
First we built the Room Dividing Cabinets (Plan No. 31-MD-00336) and decided to introduce a classic look with columns which are connected to a gently arched soffit overhead. Special features call for special techniques. How can you plan and build an arch? And what is the best way to form a column? We will show you how with this plan. Craftsmen have developed several complicated, labor-intensive ways to make columns over the centuries. We chose an up-to-date, simple way to build the arches and install the columns, a source is supplied for buying the columns.
Although doing laundry does not rank high on anyones list of fun activities, this feature-packed project helps make wash-day work as pleasant and efficient as possible. It has storage aplenty, a rod for air-drying clothes, bulletin board, shelf, and a light to help spot stains. It ties all of these features, plus your appliances, into a tidy, hardworking assembly.
Create a pleasing room partition with handsome cabinets. Our design utilizes glass for the doors and shelves and includes lights inside the cabinet. Then, we will show you the installation process for the cabinets. Please note that the plan is for the cabinets only, it does not include construction of the columns.
You can always use more storage space, right? Here is a simple way to get it by tapping into those roomy pockets behind the walls of your home. No matter what your available space, you can mix and match these boxes, drawers, doors, and shelves to fit under a stairwell or into a kneewall or dormer.
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