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Make your home a safe haven with efficient design, chemical-free cleaning methods and home organization tips.

The Dangers of Plastics: 25 Ways to Eliminate Plastic in Your Home

Plastics are ubiquitous, yet the dangers of plastics are well-documented. Use these tips to reduce the plastic in your home and life.

Well-Crafted: A Family Heirloom Homestead in Rural Oregon

A pair of artists and entrepreneurs lives a handcrafted life on a family heirloom homestead in rural Oregon.

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TRELLISES, PLANTERS & RAISED BEDS

A step-by-step guide that gives any gardener all the information needed to make garden furnishings that are both simple and beautiful, Trellises, Planters & Raised Beds is an indispensible resource. It includes 50 complete plans for trellises, raised beds, planters, window boxes, and just about any imaginable project you can make to train and display plants in your garden and around your home. Featured projects are created using a host of easily found materials, including wood, metal, hypertufa, upcycled barrels, clay pots, sticks, latticework, copper tubing, re-rod, wire, landscape timbers, retaining wall block and natural stone. Each plan includes photographs, a scaled plan drawing, cutting and shopping lists, and thorough step-by-step instructions.

$21.99

2-CAR GARAGE WITH VAULTED LOFT E-PLAN

  • Width: 27'-0" Depth: 27'-0"
  • Standard Foundation - Floating Slab
  • Building height - 21'
  • Roof pitch - 8/12
  • Ceiling heights -
  • First floor - 9'
  • Second floor - 8'-6"
  • Two 9' x 7' overhead doors
  • The diagonally applied siding and clerestory roof helps to define a crisp comtemporary look
  • A pull-down foldable ladder provides access to a convenient vaulted storage loft, well-lit wall and clerestory windows
  • Complete list of materials

Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


System information:10.6MB, load times may vary.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: Order this e-plan and it will be delivered directly to your computer - no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees. For best results print at 100% on 11x17 paper or have the plan printed at your nearest print store.


DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

$225.00

PHONE STAND E-PLAN

  • Size - 14" x 9" x 32"
  • Stand with lower shelf for phone directories
  • Complete list of materials
  • Step-by-step instructions

This convenient and attractive phone stand includes a lower shelf for phone directories. E-plan includes complete list of materials and step-by-step instructions. Finished product size: 14-by-9-by-32 inches high.


Mother Earth News E-Plans are packed with practical information, innovative ideas and creative projects right at your fingertips. By supporting digital products like this one you are helping save millions of trees a year. Order your downloadable PDF and start building today!


System information: 146KB, load times may vary.

INSTANT DELIVERY ITEM: Order this e-plan and it will be delivered directly to your computer - no more waiting for delivery or paying expensive shipping and handling fees. For best results print at 100% on 11x17 paper or have the plan printed at your nearest print store.


DISCLAIMER

It is your responsibility to make sure that any project you undertake is safe, effective, and legal for your situation. All Ogden Publications' plans are offered AS IS for information and entertainment purposes only. No warranties are expressed or implied. By using this information or these plans you agree to hold Ogden Publications harmless from any damages or injuries of any kind that might result from errors, omissions or other causes.

This plan was provided by HDA, Inc.

$20.00