This woodworkers list of free woodworking plans and projects features a collection of cold frames for your garden, in different designs that any beginner to moderately skilled do-it-yourselfer can build. The woodworking information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. Please contact individual web sites if you have questions about those woodworking projects.
Cold frames are a great way to get a start on the spring planting season. This cold frame is very simple to build and should last a long time. It is 2 X 4 ft and made mostly of cedar. There are some modifications that were made at the end of the project you may want to check out first.
Simple project to protect tender plants in winter. Used to protect tender plants or rooted cuttings during the colder months, a cold frame is simply a box with a transparent lid or cover. It acts as a passive solar energy collector and reservoir. During the day, the sunâs rays heat the air and soil in the frame; at night, the heat absorbed by the soil radiates out, keeping the plants warm
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