Archive for August, 2011

Garden Wishing Well
Garden Wishing Well...
This week”s project is one I have been dieing to try – a full grown wishing well.  This wooden wishing well is relatively easy – not just their words – I watched the video and got a nice little confidence boost. This wishing well can be constructed using common... 
Bluebird Bird House
Bluebird Bird House...
This bird house plan is aimed at creating a project for kids, and so fits nicely into the beginner category. This article describes how to create a bluebird house kit that is easy to produce and costs very little. The article suggests either distributing the bird house kit as a youth... 
Box Joint Jig
Box Joint Jig...
This week offering is one of those nice, ‘101’ articles that we all needed when we were starting out, and doesn’t hurt to refresh on, so that we can pass our wisdom on to others. Box joints are like two medieval castle walls, locked head-to-head together. Hmm, maybe... 
Arched Garden Bridge
Arched Garden Bridge...
This arched bridge was constructed entirely on their back lawn, showing that you do not always need an elaborate workshop or shed to undertake such a project. A lovely ornament for your garden, perfectly accenting that pond you have been meaning to dig, this multi page (eight in all)... 
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...