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Woodworking Plans

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Woodworking, Furniture Plans

Rockler has woodworking plans

Rockler has some free plans

Rockler discusses projects

The Spruce Crafts has free farmhouse table plans

The Spruce Crafts has free dining room table plans

PlansPin has a lot of free plans in different categories

The Spruce has end table plans

Woodworking Plans Man claims to have the largest collection of free woodworking plans

Home Esthetics 53 100% FREE DIY Farmhouse Table Plans for Your Rustic Dinning Room

Family Handyman 10 DIY Tables You Can Build Quickly

Ebay has lots of plans for sale

Etsy has lots of plans for sale

My Outdoor Plans has a lot of plans in a variety of categories

Icreatables has a good variety of plans for outdoor projects

Ted claims to have 16,000 plans for only $47

PlansD has good plans for Sheds, small cabins, dog houses, Garage, chicken coop, cottage, green house, gazebo, and home office.

Shed, Building, Barn, Pavillion, Cabin, Pergola Plans

Ryan claims to have 12,000 shed plans for only $37

Morning Chores – 153 Free DIY Pole Barn Plans and Designs That You Can Actually Build

Timber Frame HQ is for building really nice, outdoor, beautiful works of art

Iowa State has an extensive list of classic free plans

More publications from Iowa States

Cut The Wood – 72 Pole Barn DIY Plans

How To Build A Shed has free and premium plans

Shed Conversion To Tiny Home and Off Grid suggestions

50+ Cabin and Tiny House DIY plans

Cabin Plans 123 – Cabins, garages, carports, sheds, houses, tiny houses, chalets

Town and Country Plans – Easy to build cabin plans

Today’s Plans – Cabins, garages, chicken coops, decor, barns, sheds, woodworking projects, gazebos, pergolas, landscape projects, outdoor furniture, small homes, backyard projects, playhouse and kid’s.

LSU Ag Center offers 20+ cabin designs

Tiny House Design – plans for cabins and tiny homes. Lots of great advice about construction also.

North Dakota State University (NDSU) building plans – huge collection of free plans. 

Small House Catalog – Great selection of plans, many different styles

The Classic Archives – Professional custom project plans, 50,000 books and magazines, sheds, gazebos, jungle gyms, boats, dog houses, indoor furniture,  outdoor furniture, workshop, small homes, classic woodworking books, 

Super Shed Plans – 15,000 shed plans for $60

Easy Cabin Designs – Blueprints, Material & Take-Off List, Instruction Guides, Artist Renderings, foundation options, Custom Designs Packages of cabins, storage sheds, utility buildings, 

Team Timber – Cabins, barns, garages, tiny house, pergola, pavillion, sheds

Construct 101 has a lot of free plans, material lists


Brackets to make framing easier and faster

2×4 plans are some of the most simplistic plans designed for beginner woodworkers.  They also can be much quicker. Great for learning the basics

2×4 Basics – garage organization, outdoor furniture, outdoor storage (sheds), dekmate brackets (deck benches)

Heavyweight – workbench, shelf, ceiling storage

EzBuilder – sheds, carports, firewood racks, 

Ez Frame Structures – Greenhouses, sheds, kid’s playhouse, dog house, chicken coop

Simpson Strong Tie has a ton of excellent connectors to help simply your work and make it stronger

Also check out Simpson Strong Tie decorator hardware

Smart Fixes T-post bracket.  This one is a great idea but I worry about how strong and sturdy it is.  But if you need something temporary and quick – might be a good idea

Bend A Shed is an easy and affordable way to construct a shed or greenhouse with less material, time and effort. Utilizing a unique, bendable bracket system, Bend A Shed allows anyone who can handle a hammer to build a shed.

Vikofan sells brackets for post anchors, joist hangers, and building work benches.

Zen Pergolas has brackets for 4×4 and 6×6 posts in a variety of sizes, roof styles, privacy fences, etc.

Linx sells a variety of brackets for both 4×4 and 6×6 so you can build whatever length and size you want

Bjorn Woodworks offers brackets so you can build most any type of pergola.

Toja Grid are top of the line brackets for building pergolas, patios, pavilions, privacy walls, garden planters, hammocks, furniture and more.

To expand your knowledge and see more capabilities – try a general search for framing brackets

To expand your knowledge and see more capabilities – try a general search for deck railing brackets.

Note – some of these brackets are simply fancier and prettier versions of regular brackets available in big box handyman stores.  So spend time in your big box stores to see what similar brackets are available. 

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