From the outside, it looks like a typical blanket chest. But with a pull of the two knobs on the front, you will see why it is the perfect backdoor storage solution. Rather than a vast, empty case, the door reveals a drop-front, divided bin that organizes the contents of the chest and keeps it all within easy reach. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra from the Woodsmith Magazine web site.
Build this bench with just a few tools using scrap wood laying around your shop! Materials list and step-by-step instructions at the link.
This handsome bench hides a hose. It is built from 1 x 6 boards; we used ipe, a rot-resistant tropical hardwood, but you could choose cedar, redwood, or teak for natural beauty and durability.
This sliding compound miter saw work station is more than just a cabinet. Laminate tops provide smooth surfaces to work on and easy cleanup once the project is complete. The two shelves add efficiency to the cabinets storage capacity. And if you need even more storage, there is a matching wall cabinet. The cutting diagrams and materials list are available to download in this Online Extra.
A place to sit and relax can add greatly to the enjoyment of your backyard, garden or flower beds. A garden bench is one answer and also a fun workshop project.
This is one of those projects inspired by a comment by the wife about needing something to sit on by her garden while doing various things associated with gardening. Build your own garden bench.
Meet the simple-to-build, multi-purpose outdoor platforms with dozens of great uses! The great thing is they do not hold water. Perfect for building a bench.
The Bench is of a simple butt jointed, boarded construction. Read the information at the link to build your own bench.
This simple gothic bench can be made using inexpensive materials and the results can be broken down into a flat set of boards for packing. Free construction details at the link.
A Garden Bench does not have to be elaborate and you do not need detailed plans.