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If you enjoy or have someone who enjoys wood working projects one of these kits might just be the next big project.
As the summer months wind down woodworkers look for interesting projects to keep them busy in the shop for those long cold rainy and snowy weekends.
Many woodworkers begin scouting ideas for Christmas presents, heirloom gifts to make for the grandkids or the next show piece to add to their home.
The reproduction Spool thread cabinet from Cottage Craft Works is actually a very simple project even for a beginning wood worker.
It is all precut in an Amish shop and comes ready to assemble and finish including the authentic mortise and panel sides.
These cabinets were actually advertising and storage displays, the construction and design utilizes the same methods used when these cabinets were built in furniture factories and given to stores to display the J & P Coats line of sewing threads.
Antique thread cabinets are popular today for hobby collectors to display anything from arrow heads, to pocket watches and knives.
The J & P cabinet pictured makes a great end table and magazine storage unit as well as sewing storage cabinet in a sewing room.
Buck Board bench plans and hardware is another great project. These kits come with complete plans and all the metal hardware to build a buck board seat bench.
There is also a trestle table plan available with two bench kits to make a complete informal dining set.
For a small project you will even find a miniature buckboard bench hardware kit to add to small wagons or to display miniature bears and dolls.
If you would rather have a bench for outside, the authentic working wagon seat kit is designed to be used on actual working wagon.
The Wagon Seat kit is complete with the authentic leaf springs, and even comes with optional cleats to sit on the sides of a working box wagon.
If you have been wanting to build a reproduction flower vendor cart or even an old fashioned wooden wheelbarrow but just haven't been able to find the metal wheels and axles these items come with the metal wheels, axles, complete step by step plans and material list. You supply the wood, nuts, bolts and screws.
If you want to become a Purple Martin Landlord, you will really like the Purple Martin House Kits. These are made and used by the Amish to attract and maintain large Purple Martin colonies. Everything comes precut and ready to assemble on to your own locally purchased post.
For the grandkids two popular kits maybe of interest, a buckboard wagon hardware kit provides plans and metal hardware to build a miniature buckboard wagon or the old fashioned hand car kit provides the plans and metal hardware to build this once popular sidewalk toy for kids. The wheels for these are not supplied in the kits and have to be purchased locally.
If you like having an old fashioned Christmas theme and a good place to take pictures of the grandkids then the Buckboard Sleigh Kit will be a winning choice.
Doll houses have always been a great father or grandfather project for a little girl to play for hours in the dream land of homemaking.
These Amish made doll house kits have available furniture kits as well.
For the aspiring young farmer, these Amish barn kits are perfect for the little mouth motor to push the toy farm tractors, and equipment around in order to bring in the hay and feed for the corralled farm animals.
These woodworking kits are courtesy of Cottage Craft Works .com