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Free Work Bench Plan

A proper work bench isn't something suited just for wood workers or experienced craftsmen, but really for anyone who owns a house or likes to make repairs and tinker with things.  There's no need to go out and spend $300-$500 on a prebuilt or fabricated garage bench when building a simple yet highly effective one yourself is so easy.  If you consider yourself a DIY type, this home project is certainly a must! The design below offers a roomy, but not overtly large working space at 5' x 2.5'.  A lower shelf of equal size provides quick access to power tools, paint or anything else that is used regularly in your household.  At less than $100 to construct, this free...

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How To Add a Swing-Set to Your Playhouse

I get this question all the time.  Is there a way to add a simple swing-set to the castle, clubhouse, pirate ship, etc. plan?  The answer is a definitive Yes!  Even a beginner carpenter or weekend warrior should be able to construct a free standing or integrated swing-set with little problem.  The DIY, step by step directions below should get your family that sweet backyard accessory the kids have been asking for.  A trip to the lumber yard and a few hours of your time is all your should need to build one for yourself!If you're looking for a swing-set that can also implement monkey bars, a slide and platform, check out Paul's Swing-set plan.  This design is great if...

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How to Build an Outdoor Loft Playhouse | Free Step-by-step Plan

Thanks for looking at the 6x6, Free Loft Playhouse Plan!  We hope that both the building process and the final, complete project make for a great time for the whole family.  Through the following below steps, we'll help you build your own outdoor, loft clubhouse that your kids will love!  Don't forget to check out all of our free plans while you're here!Before beginning, make sure to read over the entire plan to get a feel for the project and add up all the materials that will be needed.  If you have any questions, feel free to send off an email.  Don't forget to reference the below points before and during the build too.  Happy play housing!Before you swing that...

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Top 10 Boy's Play-set Plans

Boys are dirty, smelly and all around quite a noisy bunch. We like to play rough and have no qualms or remorse about smashing things together. As a collective, we love cars, trucks, trains, plains and anything that shoots lasers and goes boom! It would only be appropriate that there would be a sweet collection of outdoor play-set designs parents could build for their wild offspring. With Paulsplayhouses.com, that collection is here. I've hand picked my top 10 favorite boy's play-set blueprints you can download and start building today! No matter which one you ultimately go with, you'll be sure to build something awesome!Don't forget to also check out the top 10 list of girl's playhouse plans too!   #...

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Top 10 Girl's Playhouse Plans

For anyone boy that has grown up with a sister, you'll discover early on that their tastes in toys, activities and entertainment can be slightly disproportionate to yours. While you are racing and crashing your matchbox collection, she'll take those same cars and make them have a pleasant conversation and possible tea party. Or while you're playing war with your G.I. Joe, she'll make them try on Barbie's dresses. I certainly played my part in incommensurate play time as well. I couldn't tell you the number of times I caused an abrupt and devastating earthquake upon my sister's doll house when playing the part of the sober husband doll lost it's luster.   While there certainly are exceptions, boys and...

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