Month: June 2019

While visiting Millersburg, Ohio, Chris Schwarz ran across a couple of chairs made around 1790-1820 or so. Interestingly enough, it was hard to sit in the chairs, as they were made for smaller people with tinier waists. So a plan to recreate the chairs is being hatched, complete with diy chair plans coming soon. Chris writes: To my eye, they look remarkably modern. I love that the rake of the spindles and legs are in opposition to each other. The…

Wood Projects

Ever wonder how to remove tape residue from wood and plastic? It happens with duct tape, scotch tape, and others. It starts when you tape something onto a desk, or even in the car somewhere, and when you go to remove it, the plastic part of the tape comes off, but the sticky adhesive stays behind. Fortunately, there’s a way to easily remove even the most difficult scotch tape residue. Scotch Tape Residue Removal What you’ll need to remove tape…

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Looking at the price of summer wooden lawn chairs, they are indeed pricey. So let’s see if we can get the plans and designs for a summer wood chaise from our favorite wood expert. These beautiful and inexpensive outdoor lounge chairs were designed by Ana White and built by Brook over at Being Brook    We really wanted to make these chaise lounges very affordable, so they are 24″ wide to conserve wood – made of 1x3s which tend to be…

Wood Projects