AMERICAN
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Great plans, but Imperial dimensions only. Each plan includes full assembly instructions.

The projects skill level is rated from 1 to 5 with 1 being able to be completed by Beginners and 5 being of a complexity for Experts.

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Michael Dunbar Oval Back Windsor Chair

15" x 21" x 36 3/4"
(W x D x H approx)

The oval back chair was traditionally used as a side chair.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $35.75

Code: ZA

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Greg Harkins Plantation Rocker

22" x 19" x 45"
(W x D x H approx)

This design dates from the 1800s and is a woodturner’s delight. The rattan cane weaving can be store-bought or be easily made with a little practice.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $35.75

Code: ZB

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Nancy's Rocker & Footstool

26" x 48" x 46"
(W x D x H approx)

Among woodworkers the dream of making a "Maloof Style" rocking chair can now be a reality.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $35.00

Code: ZAA

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Curly Maple Rocker

22" x 30" x 44"
(W x D x H approx)

The sides are assembled with mortise and tenon joinery and then routed and shaped. If you like working with a router, you will enjoy building this project. After setting up the jig for the slats and routing, it is amazing how quickly the rocker goes together.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $38.60

Code: ZAI

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Chris Murphy Mission Buffet

52" x 19 1/2" x 44"
(W x D x H approx)

The Buffet provides a lot of storage with six drawers and three doors

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $38.60

Code: ZC

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Chris Murphy Mission Chair

18" x 18 1/4" x 41"
(W x D x H approx)

The Mission Chair has mortise and tenon joinery to ensure that it will last.

Skill Level: 2

Cost: $35.75

Code: ZD

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Chris Murphy Mission Table

65" x 42" x 30"
(W x D x H approx)

The Mission Table also has mortise and tenon joinery. With the centre leaf in place, the Table will seat 10.

Skill Level: 2

Cost: $36.85

Code: ZE

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Lingerie Dresser

22" x 17" x 48"
(W x D x H approx)

A popular pattern, this special purpose dresser was specifically designed for a lady’s use. The dresser has seven drawers, each with half blind dovetails.

Skill Level: 2

Cost: $35.75

Code: ZF

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John B Hetzel Tool Chest

26" x 10" x 14"
(W x D x H approx)

The original tool chest is over 100 years old and still in use. The drawers are staggered in size from top to bottom and the chest has a separate carry box (inc. in plans but not pictured).

Skill Level: 2

Cost: $35.75

Code: ZG

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Andy Rae Tool Cabinet

36" x 16" x 80"
(W x D x H approx)

Now this is a tool cabinet! Besides being a unique storage area for your tools, this project will be a testimony of your craftsmanship for future generations.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $38.60

Code: ZI

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Tudor Bench

62" x 20" x 36"
(W x D x H approx)

English Tudor style garden bench with canted back and curved armrests for comfortable seating.

Skill Level: 2

Cost: $33.00

Code: ZJ

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Tudor Chair & Table

29" x 25" x 35" (chair)
20" x 19" x 16" (table)
(W x D x H approx)

This Tudor Chair and Table complement the Bench Seat to make a complete set.

Skill Level: 1

Cost: $33.00

Code: ZM

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Computer Centre

66" x 25" x 76"
(W x D x H approx)

Plenty of drawers and shelves to handle all your computer requirements. The shutter style doors hide all the clutter when not in use.

Skill Level: 5

Cost: $42.00

Code: ZL

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Antique Hall Tree

36" x 15" x 80"
(W x D x H approx)

This is a modern rendition of a hall stand made in the early 1900s and similar to stands found in Australia around that time.

Skill Level: 1

Cost: $36.85

Code: ZN

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Steeple Clock

11" x 5 ˝" x 19"
(W x D x H approx)

This beautiful four-pillar clock represents the best of American Steeple design.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: 31.00

Code: ZT

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Andy Rae Linen Press

42" x 22" x 80"
(W x D x H approx)

A traditional linen press design with plenty of storage.

Skill Level: 4

Cost: $38.60

Code: ZH

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Barrister's Bookcase

37" x 13" x 53"
(W x D x H approx)

The sliding glass doors of the barrister’s bookcase are ideal for keeping dust off books while still making them accessible. Perfect for the display of collectibles. The plan includes details of the traditional two pin sliding mechanism, rather than using modern hinges and slides.

Skill Level: 1

Cost: $33.00

Code: ZO

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Pennsylvania Spice Box

18" x 13" x 23"
(W x D x H approx)

This design goes back several centuries. For a relatively small outlay in time and material, the spice box can be made into an heirloom piece. An ideal project for that special piece of timber.

Skill Level: 2

Cost: $31.00

Code: ZP

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Adirondack Chair & Footstool

34" x 34" x 40"
(W x D x H approx)

This chair has a low seat, wide arms, curved back and a very comfortable footstool. The footstool as been included as an added bonus. The back has a three-position adjustment that makes the chair very comfortable for all sizes of sitters. It has been designed with a special method of installing the seat slats to eliminate the weathering that occurs with these chairs which causes loose screws and nails that tear clothes.

Skill Level: 1

Cost: $33.00

Code: ZQ

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Adirondack Love Seat

51" x 34" x 40"
(W x D x H approx)

The seat complements the Chair and Footstool and makes a complete set, perfect for any patio. The love seat is ideal for reading, visiting with a friend or just idling away the hours.

Skill Level: 1

Cost: $33.00

Code: ZR

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Mission Style Children's Bunk Beds

83" x 43" x 65"
(W x D x H approx)

These beds are very easy to build and fit a standard sized matress. They can be used individually or as traditional bunk beds. There are dual guards for the upper bed and a moveable ladder. The head and foot boards are constructed with mortise and tenon joinery for years of sturdy duty.

Skill Level: 1

Cost: $35.75

Code: ZS

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Acorn Workbench

24 " x 79" x 34 1/2"
(W x D x H approx)

The Acorn bench has a full-width end vise and a double row of dogholes. A face vise of the same design is mounted flush with the opposite end of the bench.This is a bench that will be passed to future generations of your family.

Skill Level: 1

Cost: $38.60

Code: ZAB

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Traditional Wall Units

34" x 16" x 80"
(W x D x H approx)

This wall unit is a traditional design that fits well in most homes today. This is one of two units (other being ZW) that combined together will make a formal wall unit of three sections as shown below.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $38.60

Code: ZV

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Traditional Wall Units

34" x 16" x 80"
(W x D x H approx)

This wall unit is a traditional design that fits well in most homes today. This is one of two units (other being ZV) that combined together will make a formal wall unit of three sections. This is a very simple unit to make as the majority of the moldings are available at local suppliers. The upper unit has adjustable shelves and the bottom piece has three dovetailed drawers.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $38.60

Code: ZW

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Country Chest of Drawers

38" x 20" x 38"
(W x D x H approx)

This five drawer chest has a strong Federal influence. You can make modifications to the base and change the chest to many styles to meet today's changing decors. Each of the drawers has a cockbead and our plans detail the installation.

Skill Level: 2

Cost: $35.75

Code: ZU

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Lutyen's bench

80 " x 22" x 42"
(W x D x H approx)

Designed over 100 years ago by Edwin Lutyens, a British architect and designer. This is a classic bench that has the crest rail shown full size. It is assembled with mortise and tenon joints and is a very comfortable 3 person bench.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $33.00

Code: ZX

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Bow Arm Morris Chair with Footstool

36 " x 42" x 40"
(W x D x H approx)

This chair is a direct reflection of the work done by William Morris in England in the early 1900's. It features quadralinear leg post construction. These posts have four quartersawn boards mitered and then glued. This construction technique best displays the timber's grain which seems to wrap around the leg.

Skill Level: 2

Cost: $35.00

Code: ZY

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California West Bow Arm Chair with Footstool

36 " x 42" x 40"
(W x D x H approx)

You will find this chair to be a stunning addition to your home. The back has a five position adjustment.

Skill Level: 3

Cost: $35.00

Code: ZZ

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Mission Contemporary Dining Table

110 " x 48" x 30"
(W x D x H approx)

This stunning dining table opens to 110" with three 12" leaves. The curved spindles in the ends are striking and the top is inlaid with butterfly keys and it will seat ten in comfort and twelve using the ends.

Skill Level: 5

Cost: $40.80

Code: ZAC

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Mission Contemporary Captain & Side Dining Chairs

17 " x 17" x 48 1/2"
(W x D x H approx)

The Side and the Captains Chairs are on the same plan. Both of these projects are assembled with mortise and tenon joinery which will last for a lifetime. Both of these pieces are a challenging project. This is an advanced project that requires steam bending the back slats.

Skill Level: 5

Cost: $38.60

Code: ZAD

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Southwest File Cabinet

24 " x 27" x 30"
(W x D x H approx)

This cabinet is a perfect size for a small office and is legal sized to fit larger files. The two drawers are mounted on full extension slides.

Skill Level: 1

Cost: $33.00

Code: ZAE

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Mission Contemporary Curio Cabinet

44 " x 16" x 70"
(W x D x H approx)

Skill Level: 2

Cost: $38.60

Code: ZAH

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Indian Pueblo Bookcase

32" x 19" x 84"
(W x D x H approx)
Photo at left shows three units side-by-side.

This bookcase is a perfect size for a living room or den. The three shelves have glass inserts. The adjustment racks for the shelves are metal pins. There is a 3 stage touch lighting. The two doors open to an adjustable shelf.

Skill Level: 1

Cost: $35.75

Code: ZAG

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