Newest Posts from Ana White

Custom Full Width Kid's Closet Organizer

Build your own full width kid's closet organizer, no matter the width of your closet.  We love the open bottom perfect for toy bins, the shelves at lower heights so littles can easily access their favorite clothes.  And there's even a little hanging space for mom (to hang those cut outfits!).  

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Cabin House Build Episode 12: Interior Trim

We are building to resell a simple, cabin style house in Alaska.  Its a box, with big windows and a beautiful roof.  We simplified the design, but splurged on insulation.  Will it sell?

This week, we transform the interior with flooring, doors, trim, and (almost) finished the stairs.

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Benchmark Media Console

Build your own tv media console with our free woodworking plans!  Stain or paint any color.  You can also build the matching side towers with these free plans.

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Benchmark Storage or Media Tower

Create a gorgeous media wall by adding towers on either side of the matching center console.  Or use it as a linen cabinet or even a nightstand! Free plans by Ana-White.com

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Cabin House Build Episode 10: Utilities and Drywall

Inspired by the efficiency, charm, and smart design of a traditional Alaskan cabin, we are building a starter home for resale.  We hope the trade off of a simplified footprint for a beautiful roof, gorgeous south facing windows and increased energy efficiency is worth it.  In this episode, we complete the utilities and drywall the walls and begin trim work.

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DIY Drawer Divider

Get those drawers organized with the best drawer divider hack ever!  Using off the shelf C Channel and hobby boards, it's easy to customize and create high end looking drawer dividers with limited budget.  Free tutorial by Ana-White.com

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Tool Stand with Lift

Keep your benchtop tools out of the way but easily accessible with a mixer lift! Pop up the sander in seconds, then store it below the work surface when not in use. This tool stand also features extra storage with a deep drawer underneath. Get the tutorial and plans for this project at The Handyman's Daughter!

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Floating Bench for Nook, Alclove or Closet

A floating bench is easy to build, inexpensive, sturdy, and very functional since dirty shoes stay on the floor, and its easy to clean underneath.  Our free tutorial with lots of reader success photos make it easy!  

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Folding Sewing Table

Build your own folding sewing table from one sheet of plywood!  This is a free woodworking plan by Ana-White.com to help you create a dedicated sewing space, in just a few square feet!  Folds out to 32" x 55", and folds down to roll through doorways and tuck away as an end table.

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Firewood Box

Build a firewood box from one sheet of 3/4" plywood and some common boards. Holds about 1/4 of a cord of wood.  Very sturdy.  Put together with construction screws (no pocket holes).  Free step by step plans from Ana-White.com

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Farmhouse Indoor Playhouse

Free plans to build your own indoor playhouse! Sized similar to play tents, so it fits anywhere, but won't break and feels more like a playhouse.  This well thought out plan maximizes material use.  About $50-$100 to build (depending on local lumber prices).  

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Farmhouse Bed for American Girl or 18" Dolls

Build your own American Girl doll bed to match our Farmhouse Beds, suitable for 18" dolls. This bed is slightly wider than traditional doll beds, to look more like our Farmhouse Beds.  Free step by step plans from Ana-White.com

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Modern Shelf Desk

This simple to build modern shelf desk compartmentalizes the work zones.  We love the clean lines, sturdy shelves and easy to build plans.  You can also add drawers easily.  Grab the plans here and/or order the precut kit so you don't have to deal with plywood!

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Under Sink Storage Organizer "H Shelf"

Organize under your sink with our DIY H Shelf.  This one is so easy, you can tackle it in 15 minutes, with just two tools and common materials.  Free step by step plans with video from Ana-White.com

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