Archives for September 2017

DIY Coffee Table

Submitted By: Jennifer Young Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2017/02/diy-crate-coffee-table-wheels.html Project (URL):http://endlesslyinspired.com/2017/09/29/diy-coffee-table/ Time to Complete: about 6 hours Total Cost: About $190, but that's because I had to buy a miter saw and I accidentally cut 1x6s for the legs instead of 1x4s. Finishing Details: Aside from art ledges, this is the first {…Read More…}

Factory cart coffee table

Submitted By: Ruth Mathison Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-factory-cart-coffee-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2-3 hours plus dry time Total Cost: $225 Finishing Details: The most expensive part were the wheels. $130 from Northern Tool. I also used 2x10s, 2x8s and 2x6s for a beefier table. I used a gray stain. Then {…Read More…}

Engineer print frame

Submitted By: Ruth Mathison Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/05/diy-engineer-print-frame.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2-ish hours Total Cost: $15 Finishing Details: Got the print of my great nephew printed at Office Depot. Used gray stain. Absolutely loved how this turned out. Went perfectly in their nursery.

DIY Planked Headboard

If you are a beginning woodworker, this is the project for you!!!! If you aren’t, it’s a great quick and easy project that will give you a lot of bang for your buck 🙂 My daughter wanted a “big girl room makeover” and she knew mom would be on board because A. I love any {…Read More…}

Farmhouse table and bench

Submitted By: Lindsay Hergert Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/06/diy-benches-for-my-dining-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 days Total Cost: $200 Finishing Details: Puritan pine stain

I made my own Work Bench!

Submitted By: Sandy Sherman Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/01/dig-workbench-free-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1/2 day Total Cost: $125 Finishing Details: Thank you so much for the DIY workbench plans. They were easy to follow and I just love my new workbench!!

Fancy-X Table

Submitted By: Blake Hancock Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/06/fancy-x-farmhouse-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 9 hours Total Cost: 120.00 Finishing Details: Dark walnut top and semi gloss coat with briarsmoke bottom

Mug Lovin’

Submitted By: Tori Hymel Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/11/diy-mug-holder-youtube-video.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 30ish minutes Total Cost: $10ish Finishing Details: This is the perfect piece to complete my counter-top coffee bar! LOVE!

Gettin’ My Shanty On

Submitted By: Tori Hymel Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/12/10-wooden-blanket-ladder.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2.5 hours Total Cost: $15 Finishing Details: I have now made three of these (one for me and two for local shops in my community). I absolutely love that I can create something beautiful with my (very) limited {…Read More…}

DIY $12 Pet Bed!!

Submitted By: Olivia Moyer Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/11/diy-12-pet-bed.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 hours Total Cost: $20 Finishing Details: I altered these plans a little to fit my golden retriever!

Two Tool Coffee Table

You read that right!!! We built this coffee table with only TWO tools: Our 18-volt miter saw… and our 18 gauge brad nailer! So we are calling this coffee table “Table for Two”! Not only is this a two-tool project, we also built it with only 13 1×4 boards, which means we spent about $65 {…Read More…}

Reading nook / $100 Room Challenge / Week 2

Submitted By: Natalie Desrochers Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/09/diy-25-farmhouse-bench-youtube-video.html Project (URL):https://www.nelidesign.com/reading-nook-100-room-challenge-week-2/ Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: 30$ Finishing Details: I needed to make some modifications because the bench is placed in front of a window where there is an electric baseboard and I wanted to let the heating circulate.

Adjusted into a baker’s rack

Submitted By: David Guzman Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2016/01/diy-industrial-cart-bookcase.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 day Total Cost: Less than $100 Finishing Details: Love it!

How we give rounded lumber a straight edge!

Hey friends! One of our TOP ASKED questions is how we get our straight edges on our 2x framing lumber we use for building.  We answer it all the time, so we thought it would be helpful to show you!  Check out our latest video HERE or below to see how we give our lumber {…Read More…}

Guest room makeover

Submitted By: Sarah Euggino Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/06/pottery-barn-inspired-diy-dresser.html Project (URL):http://www.instagram.com/ske1621 Time to Complete: 3 days Total Cost: $500 (for all 3 pieces!) Finishing Details: My husband and I have discovered this wonderful world of woodworking! It's something we can do together and BOTH enjoy. Thank y'all for the plans! We needed {…Read More…}

DIY Modern Farmhouse Platform Bed

Hey friends! Happy Wednesday!  We are sharing a really fun and SIMPLE DIY Modern Farmhouse Platform Bed with y’all today!  I built this for my second son who will be sharing a room with his little brother here pretty soon!  We are also calling this Brooks’ Platform Bed.  Before we get started, be sure to {…Read More…}

Sawhorse console table

Submitted By: Tracy Stueve Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/02/diy-sawhorse-console-table-free-woodworking-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1.5hrs Total Cost: Less than $10 Finishing Details: I used scrap wood I had laying around from other projects. I only did 2 saw horses because that's all I had room for. And for tr stain I used {…Read More…}