Why should one always go for rocking horses, maybe it’s time to give
birds a go. The plans for these rocking birds was published in Popular
Mechanics’ 1945 June edition and you can download them i pdf format
by clicking the icon below
Just the thing where living quarters are compact, this space-saving dinette table has a built-in chest of drawers, accessible from either end. in which linens and tableware can be kept handy. Folded, it forms a slender cabinet that can be set out of the way.
When open, you have a full-size table accommodating six persons. By providing a cupboard under the drawers, a storage space can be had which will accommodate four folding card-table chairs. Construction is not difﬁcult, and where plywood is not available, glued-up panels of solid stock can be substituted
These plans were published in the 1943 July edition of Popular Mechanics and as usual you can download them for free by clicking the icon below
As we all know, summer is right around the corner here on the Northern Hemisphere so what could be better to start up with in the workshop than building a classic English Punt. The perfect vessel for quiet rivers and shallow ponds. Plans in pdf can be downloaded by clicking the icon below
I owe you to mention that this dressing table was the latest fashion back in the early forties, but if you are fascinated by the styles from that periode this might be just the project for you. The plans was published in Popular Mechanics Magazine in 1940 and you can download the plans in pdf format by clicking the icom below – Ted
This plan for a practical outdoor desk was published in Popular Mechanics in July 1948. The desk can be transported like a box and assembled when and where needed. Full size plans in pdf format can be downloaded by clicking the icon below.
Text from the plans: Only ln the more expensive furniture stores could you ﬁnd the equal of this distinctive modern dressing table and bench. Its appeal is based upon a. well-proportioned and simple exterior and the careful selection at wood for grain and color. A light wood such as birch, maple, or blond walnut in suitable.
Note that the drawer pulls and door handle are eliminated. This function is taken over by the beveled lower edges of the drawer fronts and the left. edge ot the dour. The groove thus formed plays an important part in producing a pattern on an otherwise severely plain piece.
This furniture has a distinct forties feel to its design and would look great in any retro inspired home. The plans was originally published in Popular Science January 1941. Download the plans in pdf format by clicking the icon below – Ted