How to Build a DIY Curved Wooden Shelf

DIY Curved Shelf

I’ve built this DIY curved wooden shelf with two stars cut out on both sides of the shelf. It is for one of my customers that teaches kindergarten. This shelf is only 36” tall and is a perfect fit for kids to keep their books and other items on. Here are the steps I took to make this shelf. Cut …

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How to Build a DIY Sand and Water Play Table for Kids

Kids love playing with water. Whether it’s in the bathtub, running through water puddles, or simply splashing in the pool. Water play stimulates their senses (touch, sound, sight) and is oftentimes calming. There are many different ways kids could play with water and one of them is to build a DIY Sand and Water Play Table. Follow the plans I …

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How to Build a DIY Pucket Game for Kids

DIY Pucket Game

Our kids go to a small private school and one of the requirements of this school is to have a parent volunteer. My wife chose to teach a small woodshop class on how to build a DIY Pucket Game. We prepared and pre-cut all the plywood pieces, bungee cords, and pucks. The kids needed to assemble the pieces using a …

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How to Build a DIY Wooden Tool Box

DIY Wooden Tool Box

Every so often my son asks me to give him a simple project to work on. So we both agreed to make a DIY Wooden Tool Box so that he could store and organize his future tools. Currently, he doesn’t have many tools, but as he grows up he’ll be able to help with more complicated projects. I precut the …

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How to make a DIY Mancala Board Game

DIY Mancala Board Game

Similar to my previous project were I used scrap wood to build it, this DIY Mancala Board Game was also built form leftover scrap wood. Mancala game history can be traced back as far as CE 500 and 700. There are hundreds of variants around the world, but we will build only one of many variations of this game. This …

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How to Make a DIY Triangle Peg Game

girl playing triangle peg game

A few months ago we went on a road trip to visit my sister in Lincoln, Nebraska. When we were there, we went to a restaurant called Cracker Barrel. That was my first time at Cracker Barrel and I noticed that each dining table had a small peg game. While waiting for our food, I noticed that people around us …

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