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Santa decided to get come to Ana this year for some help with a train table instead of getting one from (insert big box toy store here). It ended up being pretty easy and a lot of fun, and our boys loved it! Santa decided he needed as much room on top as possible to put train and didn't need it to hide away so we skipped the cutting the top piece of plywood in half and left out the middle peice. We then added a track set and a few extras and painted the top. Thanks for the plans Ana! -(Santa)
Gave the plans to my father-in-law who built it for our daughter. Turned out great with no real issues with the plans! I love having the lid/seats built into the design.
I made this for a friend who needed some separation of 2 rooms. It works well as a see through wall/storage. I seen a photo of this and made it to the specs of that. It is 65" x 31.5" x 11 1/4". It turned out really well and very sturdy. The boxes are 12"x20". Bottom shelf is 7" from the bottom. I used all shelving wood which I would change now if I knew how much it chipped away and how heavy it is.
I've been meaning to build my own desk for my office and I wanted to stay true to the Eco Modular design. But, then I was offered a huge promotion with a larger office in a city 3 hours away. The space already had the "executive style" desk made by prison industries, so I thought I would replace it with with the "executive style" based off the Eco Modular design. I used Purebond plywood, cut all of the pieces at my house, put them in my car, drove them 3 hours to the new office, and crossed my fingers that it would all fit...and it did! The drawer faces were a bit more of a challenge, getting everything sized properly, but it's all come together. I like having the shelf on the one side to get my printer off the desktop. More room to spread out.
We bought the house my husband actually grew up in. In the garage, on the wall, is theire family's height chart. When they moved taking it with them wasn't really do able. So, for Mother's day we wanted to give his mom a NEW (relocatable) height chart for her grandbabies.
One long board, another small board to insert at each foot mark, some house address numbers, and two different colors of stain, and we had what we wanted.
My husband made this in no time.
I wanted a gift for my mom. Something special and unique I think she would really like. Once on a guest post Ana posted a jewelry holder using a board, and some mismatched knobs.
My mom likes to garden. She works so hard on her back yard, and spends a lot of her time there. How could I make this outside proof? A few Pinterest finds later I found my answer: Water Spigots.
Voila! This is what we came up with.
** It's not going to hang by a string. It will be attached to her fence. This is just for picture purposes.
We made this for my husband's Granny who has a bright green thumb, campared to my slightly black one. It turned out great.
This is also the project I learned how to use a Kreg Jig. Amazing. My husband is hooked.
Built this for my daughter this past Christmas, she was 15mo then and not too enthusiastic about being in the tower. Now at nearly 20mo she demands her "towah" when it's time to "wash a hans" and she doesn't mind being plopped in it while we do things in the kitchen (as long as its not for TOO long...) We're looking forward to many years of use out of the tower, thanks for the plans! This was my first project with the Kreg pocket screw jig, really liked it and wished I'd had it for some of my past projects.
We just moved to a farm and luckily the house has a wood shop! So we chose to do this farm house table as our first build at our new house. It was so much fun....and it was a great project for my husband and I to work on together! Total working time was about 10 hours, that did not include the time it took for the stain to dry and the poly to set. I am incredibly impatient and probably applied the poly over the stain too early, but with a project like a "rustic farmhouse table", the imperfections from my haste go unnoticed. Next build: barn doors.
Thanks for the plans! With Lowes help this project was easy. Maybe I will paint it some day.
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