Woodworking and home improvement plans and tips and Tool reviews

Information on DIY home improvement projects I'm working on or planning as well as reviews for tools and gadgets for the home.

Camping Kitchen Chuck Box Plans

Free woodworking plans to build a portable kitchen you can take camping.

About the TBS Chuck Box

A Chuck Box, also known as a Camp Kitchen or in the Boy Scouts as a Patrol Box is a cabinet that is used to hold and transport your camping cooking equipment to and from your campsite as well as to serve as a cooking station. So far I've just been using a large tote but everything needs to fit in the tote a certain way for it to fit but it usually means I have to take everything out to get the stove out and that was very inconvenient and wasted a lot of time I could have spent in the hammock instead!
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Camp Kitchen Equipment

What equipment I use in my Chuck Box.

I'm very happy with how my chuck box turned out. I designed it mostly around my existing camp cooking gear but I also picked up a few new things that would fit inside and provide me with the comforts of home while out camping. In this post I'll go over the items I use and show in the video and where you can get them.

There are also some things I'd like add. If you're looking for a way to say thanks for the information and the plans you can pick something up from my Chuck Box Amazon Wish List.

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Crescent Moon Crystal Display Shelf Plans


Free woodworking plans to build a Crescent Moon shaped shelf to display Crystal Healing Wands.

I let a friend of mine for Christmas. She's into a bunch of things I don't know much about healing and crystals and stuff. She send me a link to a picture of crescent moon shaped display shelf for crystals. It looked really nice but only limited amounts are hand made and I guess they went fast because I couldn't order one. The reasonable option was to make one myself.  Below you'll find plans and a video to make one too if you want.
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How To Test And Locate Coax Cables

My Residential Structured Wiring Project is coming along nicely but I haven't posted much in a while. I made a video showing how I test and locate/identify the coaxial cables I'm running for video throughout my home. In this video I show you how I use a tool that can identify and test the cables.

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Floating TV Cabinet Plans


Free woodworking plans to build a wall mount, floating TV console cabinet that will hold cable boxes, DVD/Blu-Ray players and Movies.

My home theater equipment has been paired down considerably over the years. Where I once had multiple cabinets for a stereo system and set top boxes I don't really need much cabinet space at all anymore.  For a cleaner look and to save space I decided to build myself a TV cabinet that would mount on the wall. These DIY TV Wall Cabinet Plans are cheap and easy to build.
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Open Front Workbench Plans


Free woodworking plans to build an open front workbench out of 2x4's and plywood.

I have a small garage that is used for storage as well as working on projects. There's not a lot of room once my car is in so I try to be very aggressive with saving space. I also need to store things under it that roll or are very heavy so I didn'tt want to have low shelves that required picking things up.

The result is the Open Front Garage Workbench and in this post you'll find instructions on how to build your own.
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Son of A Fermentation Chamber Detailed Plans

I started getting into home brewing as well as wine and mead making recently. An important component of that is keeping the liquid at the proper temperature during fermentation. I heard about the "Son of a Fermentation Chamber" online but the original page was gone. I decided to provide detailed instructions to build a Son of a Fermentation Chamber myself.
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