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How to build a King Chair

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Introduction The inspiration for this project came from a chair I saw in the grounds of Nottingham Castle in Nottingham, England.That was back in 2009. Below is a photo of the chair in ...

Build an attached pergola

Build an attached pergola

An attached pergola by Les Kenny This is a solid 'box' pergola, so called because it is built with rows of solid blocking between the rafters forming rows of square or oblong boxes. This type ...

How to build a Gazebo

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Introduction This 8ft (2400mm) diameter octagonal Gazebo is one of the more simple and cost effective octagonal gazebos to build.The entire gazebo is constructed out of rough sawn (not ...

How to make a scooter

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Simply Measure, Cut, Drill & Assemble! This scooter is an example of how something mechanical can be made just by using standard materials that can be purchased from most building supply ...

Garden seat

photo garden seat hs

Metric version Materials required: The lumber sizes referred to in this project are the nominal sizes. The nominal size of a piece of lumber is the size of the lumber before it is dressed or ...

Building a Police Box

Tardis Police Box

Introduction The London police box was a little shed type structure used mainly as a communications base for patrolling police officers prior to the age of mobile telecommunications. ...

How to make a concrete gate post


Introduction, digging the hole and the plan drawing Introduction Not only does a concrete gate post look good and have a bit of a stately feel about it, but unlike its lumber counterpart it is ...

Building a wooden sun lounger

Sun Lounger

Introduction and about the measurements A lounger to relax in. This sun lounger is a bit different to most in so much as the back-rest cannot be adjusted. It is set permanently in its optimal ...

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