Box Frame Coffee Table with Lift Top Ana White Sun, 09/06/2020 - 18:50

This coffee table has a lift top so you can use it as a table.  This is a free, diy project plan that you can use to build your own lift top coffee table.  Modify with a bottom shelf or X bracing on the ends.  Free plans by

Cabin House Build Episode 9: How We Build and Finish Wood Ceilings

We are building a small, simple cabin style house in Alaska to sell.  We hope the end result will be an affordable, efficient, low maintenance home, that does not lack on comfort and style, for one family.

Roofs are a big deal.  Since heat rises, having a well insulated roof is essential to heating a home efficiently.  Roofs also add the greatest character to a home - both inside and out.  We love building exposed timbered ceilings for these reasons:


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CLOSED: Win $150 to Build a New Desk

Here's How to Enter You must be a registered user of this site with at least three original brag posts published under your user account to be eligible. If you win this contest, you agree to build this Brookstone Desk, and create a brag post with at least three photos of the final product by September 17, 2020. You agree to allow to share your photos throughout their associated social media channels and website. To enter, while logged in to your user ac

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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.  You can watch our progress here:

Here's the l

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