Archive for October, 2010

Cedar Bucket / Planter
Cedar Bucket / Planter...
We have all seen those cute cedar planters or buckets, but balked at the price (or just though “yer know, I could do that”.  This is a nice article with some good pictures.  Rather than a step-by-step, this is more of a conversational piece where the author walks you... 
Bat House Plans
Bat House Plans...
This bat box house plan has been successful in attracting nursery colonies of little brown and big brown bats. Since bat roosting requirements are strict, adherence to the construction details is important. The plans have good details.  The page links to a pdf with the plan.  The... 
Wooden Jack Puzzle
Wooden Jack Puzzle...
This project builds a 6 piece wooden puzzle that when assembled makes a fully symmetrical jack (3 dimensional “+”). The puzzle is at least 50 years old, and thus is well outside any patent that may have existed. This version has only 4 different pieces and the pieces are... 
One Bedroom Cabin with loft
One Bedroom Cabin with loft...
This 384 square foot (16′ by 24′) Cabin with sleeping loft is compact but has all you need. Access to the main floor is provided by a front door from a full width sheltered front porch. A ladder leads to an additional spacious 116 square feet vaulted loft. The open...