Archive for the ‘Outdoors’ Category

Teapot Bird House
Teapot Bird House...
After the overload of all those aircraft plans, this week’s diversion is to the whimsical and quaint – a teapot shaped birdhouse. OK, so it”s not fully teapot shaped, more of a teapot cut-out on a more ”standard” shaped birdhouse.  But nicely painted and decorated it will... 
Model Airplane Plans
Model Airplane Plans...
So this week, rather than showcasing just one plan – I want to give a shout-out to a website with a whole bunch of plans for the model wooden plane builder. With over 100 plans for wooden airplane models, this site has different categories ranging from Old Timer Airplane Plans to... 
Chicken Coop
Chicken Coop...
A chicken coop is a place of shelter, a safe retreat for chickens and a place where the hens can lay their eggs. A chicken coop is accompanied by a run, which is the chickens’ outside area. The scope of the run can vary greatly depending on local conditions, the type of predator... 
Gothic-Styled Box Chair
Gothic-Styled Box Chair...
This box chair plan has, how shall we say … several uses. First off it is an excellent and stylish storage solution, that, of course, doubles as a handy chair. Additionally it has a portable aspect to it, so it can double as a discreet porta potty shell. Combine that with period... 
Cabin Style Bird Feeder
Cabin Style Bird Feeder...
This sturdy Bird Feeder, definitely wins a cuteness award. As the author says, Which is more appealing: a hurried bite at one of those bland industrial plastic tubes, or a relaxed meal with friends at an inviting thatch-roofed cabin? Yes. That’s right this cozy bird cabin, is... 
Planter Bench
Planter Bench...
This Planter Bench is designed for an intermediate woodworker, the project takes about two days to build. You may not be able to see this immediately from the picture, but the bench has a good wide seat. Alternating thicknesses of lumber give this planter-bench its distinctive... 
Bird Feeder 1
Bird Feeder 1...
This bird feeder woodworking plan comes to us via Amateur Woodworker. This particular feeder is designed to take bird seed, rather than the more typical left-over food scraps. The advantage of this style is that it can be filled up infrequently as it can store several weeks worth... 
Bungalow Mailbox
Bungalow Mailbox...
This mailbox plan is perfect for those of us who live ‘in town’. If you have your mail delivered right to you door this is a nice hand crafted replacement for some of those plastic mailboxes. Reminiscent of the work of Charles Rennie Mackintosh. Arguably Scotland greatest 20th...