Tag: plans

  • Build this Cabin for Under $5,000

    Build this Cabin for Under $5,000

    When I came across this article/guide, I knew that I had to share it.  Most of you probably don’t have a chunk of land to build something like this on, but for those who do, you will love this simple cabin plan.  The plans come for free from Mother Earth News.  I am not sure…

  • Build an Amazing Shed. Free Plans from FH

    Build an Amazing Shed. Free Plans from FH

    If you are a homeowner who mows their own lawn and snow-blows their own driveway, you will probably have a need for a shed.   During the winter months, it is nice to stash the mower and garden implements away and make room for the snow removal equipment.  I do realize that half of the country…

  • How to Build a Cheap, and Beautiful, Storage Shed – Step by Step

    How to Build a Cheap, and Beautiful, Storage Shed – Step by Step

    Just about everyone could use a storage she at some point in their life.  You could opt to purchase one that is a prefab vinyl job, buy one from a local shed company where they will drive up and drop it in your yard, or build one yourself. If you are like me, you will…

  • Simple Porch Column Plans – Wrap your ugly 4×4

    Simple Porch Column Plans – Wrap your ugly 4×4

    Have you ever looked at a porch column that was nothing more than a 4×4 and thought it just didn’t fit the scale of the porch/house?   Even worse, you could have 2 2″ x 4″‘s sistered up to make the 4″x4″.  It isn’t too difficult to wrap your 4×4’s with some off the shelf…

  • Build Your Own Rain Barrel

    Build Your Own Rain Barrel

    Many of us are doing everything we can to be “green”.  In my case, I am doing things that make sense financially, make sense for long term maintenance of my property, or make sense with regard to keeping the boss happy (The boss=my wife). I have considered a rain barrel for a while.  However, I…

  • Lakefront Cottage Projects

    Lakefront Cottage Projects

    Update 8/15/2011: The bunk beds are in.  I am really surprised at how much space a bunk bend affords you.  This was a rather tight room (we were calling it the “no-room-room”), but as you can see the bunk beds fit nicely and provide a nice amount of space for a dresser/desk.  The ceiling fan…