Round Side Table

Submitted By: Beja Foster Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/04/diy-round-side-table.html Project (URL):http://howdyhoney.com/round-side-table/ Time to Complete: 5 hours Total Cost: $40 Finishing Details: I finished the base a little differently as I bought different trim. Love the way it turned out.

Brand new work bench

Submitted By: Matthew Rockowski 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: 8 hours Total Cost: 100 Finishing Details: 96X40 inch bench. 9nly tools needed were pocket hole kit and ryobi 16ga nailer, circular saw + guide, and drill. Only change was using partical board rather than mdf, cheeper.

Sawhorse TV Console

Submitted By: Amy Young 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: 2 weekends Total Cost: $80 Finishing Details: I choose to make this slightly higher than the original plans since our TV is hung high. I also stained it black which I love!

Sawhorse end table

Submitted By: Christine Kirkwood Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty2chic.com Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 days Total Cost: $30.00 woo hoo Finishing Details: Loved your sawhorse console table so much, after making ours we modified to make a matching end table! Hope you like! You two are so inspiring!!

Outdoor Table and Benches

Submitted By: Lauren Brimer Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/diy-outdoor-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 20ish hours Total Cost: Approx $120 Finishing Details: 1 coat Minwax Weathered Gray Stain and 3 coats Helmsman Spar Urethane. We put the middle X’s the opposite way of the plans on accident, but liked the way it {…Read More…}

DIY Round Side Table

Submitted By: Lauren Brimer Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/04/diy-round-side-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10 hours Total Cost: $25 Finishing Details: 1 coat Minwax Honey and 2 coats Semi-Gloss Helmsman Spar Urethane

Entryway shelf

Submitted By: Aimee Brown Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/09/diy-shelf-with-hooks.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 3 hours Total Cost: $50.00 Finishing Details: The hubby and I built this shelf in no time at all! It was a fun project to do together! We can’t wait to tackle more of your amazing DIY projects!!!!

Truss Desk with barnwood looking base and dark walnut stained desktop

Submitted By: Anya Harrison Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/10/free-woodworking-plans-diy-desk.html Project (URL):https://instagram.com/p/8tQpnMBjt5/?taken-by=havenmadedesigns Time to Complete: 3 hours to complete, 4 to sand/stain/paint/finish! Total Cost: $95 Finishing Details: We stained the desk with dark walnut, then painted Annie Sloan Chalk Paint in French Linen over the stain on the bottom. We sanded it down {…Read More…}

My brothers table

Submitted By: Brayton Foremaster Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/restoration-hardware-inspired-dining-table-for-110.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 month Total Cost: 125 Finishing Details: Put steel wool in a half gallon of vinegar let sit for 24 hours and then add half gallon of water. Stain it and then clear coat it.

Farmhouse Table

Submitted By: Peter Dettorre Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/ Project (URL):http://www.dettorrefurniture.com Time to Complete: 1.5 weeks Total Cost: $120 Finishing Details: Went with an all Home Depot finish 🙂 Varathanes Weathered Grey water based stain and their new 3x satin Triple Poly . Paint is behrs paint and primer white. The surface {…Read More…}

Video Of Table Construction

Submitted By: Chris McDowell Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/restoration-hardware-inspired-dining-table-for-110.html Project (URL):https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bL0kh2faVpk Time to Complete: 4 weekends (I have a full time job during week.) Total Cost: ~200.00 with screws, rags, stain, sandpaper, etc…. Finishing Details: I used the suggested finishing materials in the plans – Carrington stain and matte finish Poly. I {…Read More…}

DIY stocking holder

Submitted By: tallie stevens Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/12/diy-photo-stocking-hangers.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 30 minutes Total Cost: $2.00 Finishing Details: I saw these adorable wood stocking holders on Pinterest and knew we had some scrap wood that would be perfect. The wood was free from a business that places their scrap {…Read More…}

DIY stocking holder

Submitted By: tallie stevens Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/12/diy-photo-stocking-hangers.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 30 minutes Total Cost: $2.00 Finishing Details: I saw these adorable wood stocking holders on Pinterest and knew we had some scrap wood that would be perfect. The wood was free from a business that places their scrap {…Read More…}

Floating Shelves

Submitted By: Eric Stuebner Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/01/diy-sideboard-free-woodworking-plans.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 10-15 hours Total Cost: $600 Finishing Details: Finished pine with Minwax Early American Used NW Artisan Hardware for the barn door and handles

Wooden Blanket Ladder

Submitted By: Malissa Jordan Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2013/12/10-wooden-blanket-ladder.html Project (URL):https://sawdustandspices.wordpress.com/2015/08/10/blanket-ladder/ Time to Complete: 2 hours Total Cost: Under $15 Finishing Details: This was such a fun and easy project and perfect for a blanket hoarder like myself! 🙂 I plan to distress the edges – I love that rustic/warn look. I {…Read More…}

DIY Narrow Coffee Table or Country Bench Tutorial

Submitted By: Janice Thomas Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/04/diy-coffee-table-or-bench.html Project (URL):http://sawdustsisters.com/2015/09/28/diy-narrow-coffee-table-or-country-bench-tutorial/ Time to Complete: 4 hours Total Cost: $20 Finishing Details: I used the plans from your tutorial except I used 2x4s in place of the 2x3s. I also made it a little shorter- 4 feet long. I LOVE it. I built {…Read More…}

My first solo build!

Submitted By: Megan Valentino Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/06/diy-bottle-opener.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 hour Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: We host lots of family bbqs and the boy’s bottle caps drive me nuts! I am so happy with how this turned out! I see all the other submissions and feel {…Read More…}

DIY Coffee Table

Submitted By: Johan Victor Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/08/diy-pedestal-coffee-table.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 day Total Cost: ZAR 550 or $42 Finishing Details: Indonesian Teak wood stain with a matt clear sealant

Blanket Ladder

Submitted By: Shana Geromini Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/03/diy-wood-and-metal-pipe-blanket-ladder.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 hours plus dry time Total Cost: $30 Finishing Details: After drilling the holes with a 1″ paddle bit & sanding all over, I stained the 2×4’s with a coat of Minwax Special Walnut & then 2 coats {…Read More…}

Boom! Planked walls and floating furniture

Submitted By: Anna Bailey Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/09/diy-twin-platform-chevron-bed.html Project (URL):https://annabaileying.wordpress.com/2015/09/24/boom-diy-planked-walls-and-floating-furniture/ Time to Complete: 6 days Total Cost: 500 Finishing Details: Whew! Just finished up this build yesterday and snapped some pictures today. I was asked to build a floating cable bunk and desk in a little girls room. I used all {…Read More…}

Removable base restoration hardware inspired dining table

Submitted By: Ryan Kersting-Schlimgen Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/restoration-hardware-inspired-dining-table-for-110.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: About two months liesurely Total Cost: About $60 Finishing Details: Being that this table is huge and I wanted to be able to move it when we move, I created a removable base. Instead of using 2x4s for {…Read More…}

Miter Saw Bench in Progress

Submitted By: Rick Durkin Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-miter-saw-bench.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 1 day and a few hours on 2 nights. Total Cost: $90 in lumber $90 in slick wheels! Finishing Details: Made the bench 8′ long with 6 wheels .. and then needed to scab on 2 2*4′ pieces {…Read More…}

DIY Desk for $70 – Faux Restoration Hardware Finish

Submitted By: Amanda Shook Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2015/03/diy-desk-70.html Project (URL):https://www.facebook.com/chevronchicboutiqueak Time to Complete: 15 hrs Total Cost: $70 Finishing Details: I’m a beginner, so I was pretty slow with this build that took me a total of 2 weekends and a couple nights after work to finish, but I love it! {…Read More…}

Farmhouse Cabinet

Submitted By: John Collins Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/09/diy-farmhouse-coffee-cabinet.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 days Total Cost: $80.00 Finishing Details: Everything was done as per instructions, except the heights on the shelves as I let my wife dictate that for storage of kitchen items. We used the same method of weathering {…Read More…}

New kitchen, open living

Submitted By: Piper & Ali Elam Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/open_concept.jpg Project (URL): Time to Complete: 6-9 months Total Cost: $50,000 – $70,000 Finishing Details: We moved to Colleyville Texas two years ago to be closer to family. During the search for our home we lost my wife’s mother unexpectedly at 64 {…Read More…}

Full Length Mirrors

Submitted By: Nichole Caten Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/03/diy-full-length-mirrors.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 2 hours Total Cost: $150ish Finishing Details: Dark Walnut stain. Will space them closer together when I get a chance they are super heavy and I hung them by myself. Made one of mine too small mirror doesn’t {…Read More…}

Restoration hardware inspired table

Submitted By: Mickey Ledford Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2014/05/restoration-hardware-inspired-dining-table-for-110.html Project (URL): Time to Complete: 4 days Total Cost: 100 Finishing Details: I stained it with grain then used diluted chalk paint on it. Sealed with Spar Vartgane for outdoor weather.

Rustic Wood Pumpkin

Submitted By: M Ingle Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Pumpkin-Lantern/ Project (URL):http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Pumpkin-Lantern/ Time to Complete: 8 hours Total Cost: $10 Finishing Details: See finishing details at link: http://www.instructables.com/id/Rustic-Pumpkin-Lantern/

DIY Sawhorse Consol Table

Submitted By: Jessica Parker 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: 12 hours Total Cost: $130 Finishing Details: This sawhorse table was the 2nd project my dad and I built together from the Shanty website! I’m in love. It fits my couch perfectly and is very sturdy. Since this {…Read More…}

Large Family Farm Table

Submitted By: Jim Bishop Original Shanty2Chic project it was inspired by: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/05/Restoration-Hardware-Inspired-Dining-Table-Plans.pdf Project (URL): Time to Complete: 12 hours Total Cost: $300 Finishing Details: I modified the plan to fit the unique space we had available in our eat-in kitchen area. Its narrower and longer than the plan. As a result I added a third {…Read More…}