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Building a Pine Kid’s Desk

September 13, 2010 Leave a comment

Pine desks can be pricey when bought from a furniture store, however, with some elbow grease one can be built for about $60.

Kid's Pine Desk Complete

Step 1: Plan it

Planning should be the first part of any project and Google Sketchup was used to plan this one. Google sketchup is a great piece of FREE software for do it yourselfers. After going through a few of the tutorials you will be able to design a few basic things. This desk’s dimensions is  H25″ x W36″ x D20″.

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Building A Pine Twin Bed

Pine beds typically costs upwards of $250. Here is how to build one for less than $100

Pine Twin Bed Complete

Step 1: Plan it

Google sketchup is a great piece of FREE software for do it yourselfers. After going through a few of the tutorials you will be able to design a few basic things. This bed is made for a standard 75″ x 39″ mattress. it is made 1″ bigger all around to accomodate comforters and other linen as well as a railing for a toddler. Read more…