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Brookstone Desk

Build your own farmhouse style desk with our free plans!  Uses off the shelf lumber and easy building techniques.  Matching hutch plans also available here.

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Brookstone Desk Hutch

Build your own desk hutch.  This plan matches our Brookstone desk plans.  Features three cubby shelves and space to fit most computer monitors or all in one computers.  Free step by step plans by

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Week 7: Interior Framing, Stairs (Cabin House Build)

Last summer, we spent six weeks framing up a house from a burned foundation.  It's a very simple house, inspired by traditional Alaska cabins for heating efficiency, low maintenance, and ease of building.  But we didn't get the heat system installed, so were unable to work on the Simple House over the winter.

This week, we started the project up again and got all the interior walls framed and stairs built. 

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Outdoor Modern Sofa

Cost: $100 / Sofa We had just invested in our outdoor pavilion and we needed some outdoor furniture to sit on! We did not want too spend too much, so we decided to DIY two sofas. I was also able to reuse two twin mattress (73 inch in length x 37 inch in width) and six standard pillows from our guest bedroom, which is being turned into an office. For all the details, please visit

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Farmhouse Counter Stools

Build your own farmhouse style counter stools with free plans by  These gorgeous stools feature clean, simple lines that bring a wood accent to your kitchen without competing.  Surprisingly comfortable with a well placed footrest and wide seat, yet still very sturdy, we can't wait to see how your stools turn out!

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