Free D.I.Y. construction drawings for homemade furniture.
Free manuals and plans, learn to make furniture from repurposed materials. First of all, use wood from old scaffolding as one of the main materials. Recycling is the main purpose for our woodworking plans. We have a nice selection of drawings for tables and chairs. Learn how to make furniture from scaffold tubing and planks is very easy and fun.
Drawings for homemade furniture explained in a step by step tutorial.
We tried to make simple furniture plans and drawings. Therefore there is no need for complicated assembly methods. Selftapping screws in strategic places help to make this furniture strong. In the case of scaffolding tubes you will make these connections with special clamps. You can simply assemble the tube furniture with an allen key.
Forget about dovetails and other classic methods for joining wood. Neither do you need expensive materials to achieve a long lasting quality.
Some easy examples how you can make a canopy bed from scaffolding tubes All the construction manuals and drawings are free to use. You can download the construction plans for free, but you are not allowed to sell them or use them on a website or any other publication.
Free construction drawings for beds from wood and steel pipes.
Easy construction plans and assembly instructions for homemade beds and bedroom furniture. Most of these constructions are made with tubes from scaffolding to make a frame, in combination with scaffold boards. It is very easy to make these bed frames, but do not think that these beds are cheap. You will need a lot of Kee Klamps, and those tube connections are not cheap at all. On the other hand it is a good investment.
Make a steel tube rolling table frame and tabletop from repurposed scaffolding wood.
This design for this rolling table is very similar to our construction draing how to make a kitchen table from scaffolding tubes. The difference in this construction drawing are wheels under the table legs. Our previous model had round metal footplates under the legs, and that made it a bit hard to move the table.
Make these tables with scaffold tubes 42 mm. in diameter. That will make the frames very strong, therefore you will have no need for extra strengthening. Nevertheless you can still use the same construction drawings for tubes that are thinner. But in that case the scaffold tube table must not be too large.
Make your own fitness equipment with scaffolding tubes.
A few examples of frames and racks for fitness training. Adapt the shapes and sizes to your own needs. One of the great advantages of these crossfit racks is their versatility. All parts of the frame are widely available in almost any hardware store. You can disassemble the tube connections and use them again for a new fitness setup. Continue reading “Crossfit fitness rack made from scaffolding pipes.”
Examples how you can make a strong frame to support hammocks and swings. Tubes from scaffolding are the base material to make these frames. The frames can be dismantled when you do not use the hammock for a longer time.
Easy assembly method to make a goal for soccer or hockey.
You can adapt these construction drawings and assembly methods to any size of goal. You probably do not want a full size soccer goal in the garden. Make the goals larger when the kids grow up, you only need to change the length of some tubes. One of the great advantages of scaffolding tubes and clamps is that you can repurpose all parts.
Construction plan to make a strong kitchen trolley.
This kitchen trolley is easy to assemble by yourself. Use our shopping list for all the tube clamps and let the hardware store cut all the tubes for you. Adapt the sizes to your needs. Make a large size or small trolley, with or without a lid for the garbage can.
This construction drawing is mainly meant to show how these trolleys are made. Use the construction plan as inspiration, so that you can modify the trolley model to your needs.
You have three choices for the tubes. Firstly, and the most used, are the galvanised pipes from scaffolds. Secondly you might choose pipes from aluminium. These aluminium scaffold pipes are more smooth, have a colour and they are lightweight.
DJ booth for concerts and gigs, table frame on wheels.
These tables for DJ’s are easy to make by yourself. We have a good construction drawing which shows clearly how to fit all parts together. This booth is very similar to our other DJ table drawings as on the picture at the right. The construction plan below has the wheels under the frame as main difference.
Each of these tables for DJ’s has a frame from aluminium tubes. These aluminium pipes from scaffolding are in the first place a lot lighter. Secondly they are available in several colours, and that make the finished booth look very nice.
How to make a strong support for wall shelves with scaffold pipes.
An easy and strong method to attach shelves to a wall. This is a very strong system, that is clear when you see the materials that are part of these shelf constructions. Thick galvanised tubes and clamps from scaffolds are the perfect materials to make a strong frame.
Footplates assure a strong anchorage to the wall. The rack on this picture has three levels, and they are supported against the wall with eight footplates, each with two or even four screws. That makes a total of 16 to 32 anchor points to the wall, for only three shelves. Imagine the weight that such a support can carry. Continue reading “Shelves on a frame from scaffolding tubes.”
Construction drawing how to make a coffeetable in industrial style.
The construction of this coffeetable is similar to many of our other tables from scaffolding tubes. One of the slight deifferences is how you make the tabletop. Nevertheless it is possible to use almost any other method to construct a tabletop for these frames.
Scaffold tube table frame and steel pipe frames for benches.
A free construction drawing with list of the parts to make a bench and tables from repurposed scaffolding. The pipes for this table frame are available in several thicknesses and the same counts for the connections. Scaffold pipes are available as galvanised steel tubes as well as in aluminium versions with several colours. Bear in mind that the sizes for aluminium and steel tubes are different. You can not use the clamps from steel scaffolding pipes to connect aluminium tubes nor vice versa. Continue reading “Table frame and benches made from scaffolding tubes and pipe clamps.”
Construction drawings to make a tube chair from scaffolding pipes.
Chairs for inside or to use in the garden. Weatherproof furniture, made with materials from reclaimed scaffolding. Steel tubes and pipe clamps in combination with thick wood from the same scaffold. You can repurpose the tube chair parts if you are not happy with the result. Simply dismantle and recycle them in another furniture project.
Vestibule rail for clothes in a hallway or dressing room.
See how you can make a vestibule with industrial design. The materials are new or repurposed scaffolding tubes and clamps in combination with reclaimed planks. With these materials you will make a strong coat hanger for in the hallway, lobby or entrance of your house.
News stand rack for display of folders and magazines.
Display shelves for literature on a wall mounted rack made from scaffold tubes. Use any type of reclaimed wood to make the shelves. We have made a list with all the parts that you will need to make this furniture. However, these are just suggestions for a quick start.
Strong design for a cupboard, made with repurposed old scaffolding.
This is a very strong design to make a cupboard or chest with drawers. Its structure is firstly strong because it is made from solid wood, appoximately three centimeters thick. Furthermore the chest has a secondary frame , made from thick scaffolding tobes and tube clamps. Each of these constructions is already strong by itself. Continue reading “Cupboard with an external frame made from scaffolding pipes.”
A versatile shelving unit construction drawing, made for scaffold pipes and wooden boards. You can use these scaffold constructions for many purposes. Apart from the obvious use in warehouses and storage rooms, you can also use these shelves to make furniture for in the house.
Learn how you can make a television table without woodworking experience.
Constructions with scaffolding tubes and tube connectors are very easy and straightforward. You will only need a few tools to make this tv table. All that is needed are primarily a woodsaw and a metal saw or an angle grinder. Furthermore only an allen key and a screwdriver for the self tapping screws. These are the only four, very basic tools needed, and the hand tools are very cheap as well.
How can I make a cheap clothes rack and rails for the wardrobe?
A few examples how you can make racks for clothing and railings for a wardrobe. The first construction drawing is very versatile. You can alter most parts and shapes of this clothes rack. Just make sure that you fix it strongly against a wall.
Three versions how to make a curtain rail from scaffolding tubes.
These curtain rails are meant to be used in combination with round curtain hoops. These hook into the curtain seam, and they can slide easily over the tubing. It is a cheap construction method which will probably be stronger than any other rail.
This bar table has a height that is convenient for use with barstools. It is definitely not the easiest design to make by yourself. Nevertheless it is a job that almost anyone can finish, provide that you have some patience. Contrary to most of our woodworking plans, this wine rack table does require a few basic carpentry skills. Most of the connections are made with dowels which strengthen the glued wood joints. Continue reading “Wine rack and high table.”