Free Do It Yourself Woodworking
and Wood Finishing Guides and Project Plans
Get started with a great new hobby or craft.
Or, advance your existing skills. These how-to guides and simple woodwork
projects and home improvement plans should help. They are all offered by
woodwork pros and top publishers. Click on the links below or scroll down this
page to find just what you need.
Sawdust Making 101
informative website is an online guide to just about everything that
a beginning woodworker needs to know. It offers simple projects,
free plans, shop jigs and a woodworking glossary. It explains tools
and how to use them. It has information on wood types and how and
why to select each.
Woodworking and Wood Finishing Guide Books
Learn how to
create beautiful pieces of furniture and unique wooden accessories.
Create gifts that your loved ones will cherish. Find out just how to
finish, stain, "antique" or paint any wooden surface. Learn how to
improve your home with carefully crafted moldings and built-ins that
you do yourself. Woodworking is an enjoyable and rewarding hobby. It
can also be a profitable sideline craft or retirement business. Get
started today with great guidebook lessons.
Pole-Barn Plans and Pole-Frame
Garage and Workshop Plans
practical post-frame barn blueprints, garage plans
with lofts and optional add-on garages, carports,
storage spaces and workshop areas. Find
architect-designed woodshop designs and plans for mini-barns, hobby
shops, sheds, backyard studios, she sheds, home
offices and more.
Free Furniture Plans from Amateur Woodworker
This online magazine, that is aimed at amateur
woodworkers, offers an archive of easy-to-build woodworking plans.
Included with each project are all of the plans necessary as well as
a detailed how-to lesson on completing the piece.
MinWax Beginner Project Plans
you good reasons to use their great finishes, the
created a line of woodwork project plans. They offer them for free
with material lists, instructions, assembly diagrams, finishing
options and safety tips. Anyone can use the plans, but they are
perfect for woodworkers who are just getting started at the craft.
Each project is a full lesson in necessary skills.
350 Wood Shop Project
1,600 pages of great project plans and do-it-yourself woodwork
guides for free. Find a variety of small projects that make perfect
gifts or craft-fair products: wooden clocks, puzzles, kitchen
accessories, jewelry boxes, duck decoys, bowls, toys, children's
furniture, rocking horses, home furnishings and more.
MinWax How-To Wood
Wood finishing can be fun and easy. MinWax will guide you through
the process including preparing the wood, choosing the proper
applicator, and applying traditional and one-step finishes.
Beautiful results can be obtained easily if you prepare the wood
surface to accept a finish, "troubleshoot" before application to
minimize problems during the finishing process, and use high-quality
wood finishing products.
Get started on your
new woodshop, shed, cabana, barn, garage, car barn, hobby shop,
carriage house, workshop or backyard studio right now. With one
order for just $29.00 you can download professional construction
blueprints for over one hundred different designs. You'll be
able to download any and all of the plans right away and print
as many copies as you need to get permits, to get contractors'
bids and for construction. The set comes with a full money-back guarantee.
Wood Molding Guides
Learn how to
install perfect moldings on cabinets and on any room in your home
with the help of these free lessons from Extreme How-To Magazine.
Home Project Plans - Free Plans and Guides
from Lee's Wood Projects
At LeesWoodProjects.com you'll
find dozens of free how-to guides and plans for all sorts of
woodworking projects for your home. Among the dozens of free project
plans you'll find shelves, storage units, a Lazy Susan, practical
kitchen projects, bulletin boards, CD holders, key racks and much
Home Project Plans from Extreme How-To
Extreme How-To magazine provides the latest
information on tools, techniques and home-improvement technology for
the handyman. Their free how-to lessons will help you build
fireplace mantles, library shelves, storage units, cabinets and
Children's Wooden Furniture and Games
offers woodworking tools, hardware and great how-to-advice.
Their free do-it-yourself woodwork project plans include many
simple projects that you can build with and for your kids: Bean Bag Game;
Kid's Bench; Bird Feeder; Bunk Beds; Cribs & Highchairs; Kid's Desk; Dollhouse Plan; Step Stool; Toy Box; Treasure Chest
Kids' Project Plans and Toy
To give you good
reasons to use their great finishes, the
Company created a line of beautiful furniture and
woodwork project plans. They offer them for free as instant
download plans with material lists, instructions, assembly
diagrams, finishing options and safety tips.
DIY Children's Projects -
Free Plans from Canadian Home Workshop Magazine
special for your favorite child. Find complete, do
it yourself project plans to help you with a
portable puppet theatre, an outdoor clubhouse play
set, stacking book and toy shelves, a classic
rocking horse, a sailboat sandbox, children's
furniture, wooden toys and games and more.
Better Woodwork Plans at
WOOD Store is Meredith
Corporation's online do-it-yourself plan service. They are the
publishers of Better Homes & Gardens, WOOD Magazine and dozens of
other respected publications. They offer over 450 great plans that
have been designed by experts, tested for accuracy and built as
editorial features for the magazines. Both printed and instant
download plans are available at surprisingly inexpensive prices.
Furniture and Backyard Project Plans
hundreds of the best woodwork project plans for furnishing
your porch, patio, deck or garden. You'll find picnic
tables, garden benches, Adirondack furniture, barbecue
tables, poolside lounges and much more. There's even a
unique selection of DIY outdoor furniture that folds up for
Help yourself to hundreds of plans for sheds,
barns, garages, workshops, cabins, cottages, green homes and
backyard structures, offered for free by some of the Internet's top
designers and publishers. Then, check out our lists of thousands of
free, do it yourself home improvement and backyard project