•  

myCarpentry Blog

Woodworking and Carpentry News You Can Use!

myCarpentry blog is a mini-journal of my experiences with past and current carpentry projects.

mycarpentry blog

It also lets you know whenever any new web pages appear on myCarpentry.com, of any of the existing pages have been updated.

-- keeps you up-to-date on any new woodworking projects, carpentry tips, design ideas or other information you might find useful.

Simple Workbench Plans

Simple Workbench Plans - Easy to build workbench plans

Continue reading "Simple Workbench Plans"

Install Stair Railing

Install Stair Railing - How to build stair railing for your deck or other carpentry projects.

Continue reading "Install Stair Railing"

Deck Railing

Deck Railing - This deck railing design is easy to build and is very attractive. These railing designs can also be used for front porch railing.

Continue reading "Deck Railing"

Building Stairs

Building Stairs - How to build stairs and calculate stair stringers. It will also show you how to build deck stairs.

Continue reading "Building Stairs"

Wood Decking

Wood Decking - This page shows you how to lay decking, best decking material, and the decking materials used on the myCarpentry 10 x 10 deck example.

Continue reading "Wood Decking"

Deck Footings

Deck Footings - Get concrete footing details for a typical deck footing. The footing detail contains information on size and form materials.

Continue reading "Deck Footings"

Deck Framing

Deck Framing - how to frame a deck, attaching to foundations, calculating joist spans, spacing of joists, etc.

Continue reading "Deck Framing"

Build your own deck

How to build your own deck, get great deck ideas, wood deck plans and deck bench plans.

Continue reading "Build your own deck"

Stair Calculator - Calculate stair rise and run

Stair Calculator - Calculate Stair Rise and Run - Stair Stringer Calculator - Building Stairs - Calculate Stringer Length

Continue reading "Stair Calculator - Calculate stair rise and run"

Classic Birdhouse

The Classic Birdhouse - I call this the classic birdhouse because it is the style that you see most often. It is extremely easy to build.

Continue reading "Classic Birdhouse"

Wood Birdhouses

Wood birdhouses - The "General Store" is an easy birdhouse that you can build in less than five minutes with a single 1x4 fence picket.

Continue reading "Wood Birdhouses"

Owl House Plans - Free Bird House Plans

Owl House Plans - These Unique Bird House Plans are Designed Specifically for a Screech Owl or Boreal Owll

Continue reading "Owl House Plans - Free Bird House Plans"

Wren Bird House - Bird House Plans

Wren Bird House - Bird House Plans for a Bewick's Wren or Carolina Wren, as well as other bird species

Continue reading "Wren Bird House - Bird House Plans"

Outhouse Birdhouse - Birdhouse Plans that Resembles a Country Style Outhouse

Outhouse Birdhouse - Birdhouse Plans that Resembles a Country Style Outhouse

Continue reading "Outhouse Birdhouse - Birdhouse Plans that Resembles a Country Style Outhouse"

Wren Birdhouse Plans - perfect for Wrens and House Finches

Wren Birdhouse Plans - These bird house plans provide step-by-step instructions to build a birdhouse designed for wrens and house finches.

Continue reading "Wren Birdhouse Plans - perfect for Wrens and House Finches"

Bluebird Birdhouse Plans - Complete Step-By-Step Instructions for Building a Bluebird Bird House

Bluebird Birdhouse Plans - Complete Step-By-Step Instructions for Building a Bluebird Bird House

Continue reading "Bluebird Birdhouse Plans - Complete Step-By-Step Instructions for Building a Bluebird Bird House"

Church Birdhouse Plans - Bird house Plans that Resemble a Country Style Church

Church Birdhouse Plans - Bird house Plans that Resemble a Country Style Church

Continue reading "Church Birdhouse Plans - Bird house Plans that Resemble a Country Style Church"

Painted Birdhouses

Painted Birdhouses - How to Build and Paint a Birdhouse

Continue reading "Painted Birdhouses"

Build a Birdhouse - Easy to Build Bird House Plans

Build a birdhouse using these free bird house plans - Several great bird house plans that make use of old fence boards and other free materials.

Continue reading "Build a Birdhouse - Easy to Build Bird House Plans"

How to build a deck

How to build a deck - This page describes how to build your own deck, get deck ideas, and provides deck railing designs.

Continue reading "How to build a deck"

Cedar Deck - Designing and Building a Deck using Western Red Cedar

Cedar Deck - step-by-step procedures I followed to build my own western red cedar deck

Continue reading "Cedar Deck - Designing and Building a Deck using Western Red Cedar"

8 Foot Picnic Table Plans

8 Foot Picnic Table Plans - These free picnic table plans are perfect for a large family or group.

Continue reading "8 Foot Picnic Table Plans"

myCarpentry - Woodworking Projects using Basic Carpentry

myCarpentry - Woodworking Projects using Basic Carpentry includes, the best stair calculator, deck and house framing, and easy woodworking projects.

Continue reading "myCarpentry - Woodworking Projects using Basic Carpentry"

Rafter Span Tables

Rafter Span Tables - Use these tables to determine maximum rafter length.

Continue reading "Rafter Span Tables"


What next?

Leave myCarpentry Blog and visit the Home page