This Do-it-yourself projects category features a collection of DIY woodworking plans to build a wide variety of chairs for your home, from woodworking related web sites. The woodworkers construction information found on these sites range in quantity and quality. Similarly listed products will allow you to compare prices from different online woodworking supply retailers.
Chairs can be some of the most challenging projects to make. They have to be constructed correctly, have strength as well as visual appeal. Norm finds this one in a collection of antiques while in the Deerfield region of central Massachusetts. Back at the workshop he makes a true reproduction. View the Larger Image Slideshow to see the actual paper plan you are buying.
This is a downloadable PDF file. Download one of these woodworking projects and plans right to your computer, no more waiting days for the mail to arrive. Want a nice-looking chair that is also comfortable yet durable? Look no further, this is the one! Our mission-style chair is relatively easy to build using simple dowel joinery. Printable cut-out templates for the back/legs and for the arms are included with our easy to follow plan. We have also included instructions on how to upholster the seat for a nice comfy feeling. Matching furniture plans to accompany this item also available. Purchase in combo with the Side Captain is Chairs plan and receive a free plan for building a taper jig. Optional finish techniques listed at this link.
We even tell how to make the cushions! Believed to have originated with William Morris, father of the English Arts and Crafts movement, the so-called Morris chair combines comfort with simply stated good looks. True to form, our version features loose cushions, curved arms, and an adjustable back. A separate downloadable plan is available for the matching coffee table and ottoman.
This classic Arts and Crafts furniture piece uses easy, straightforward construction methods, like wide rails from the rear to front legs instead of the typical multitude of spindles. So there will not be near as many mortise drilling as usual. And the gentle curves of the wide arms is easily achieved with a shop made jig you will make.. we show show you all the how-to details.
The plan says: You will have fun building these well designed chairs. The enclosed pattern provides complete directions for making both an adult as well as child size chair. It also provides patterns for building the chairs with or without arms. If used as a dining room set, stain or finish natural. Paint or enamel for use out-of-doors.
The distinguished-looking table you have just completed cries out for four, six, or eight of these mission-simple chairs. Mortise-and-tenon joinery makes for rock-solid construction, and our padded-seat...
Who says you can not make a great concept even better? Craftsmen have been incorporating the folding-leg concept into their designs since ancient Egyptian times, but there have not been many that look...
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. You do not have to be a bachelor to appreciate this combination chair, ironing board and step stool. In the past, when living space was a precious commodity, furniture often had to fulfill more than one function. The chair can be that extra seat you need when putting on shoes, a convenient ironing board or a stable step stool for reaching a top cupboard shelf or changing a light bulb. It is also an attractive decorator piece for any room. A continuous strip hinge and locking side brace hold the chair steadily in all three positions. The ironing board at its widest part is 11 inches.