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Shanty 2 Chic

Ended Dec 31, 2018

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  • Great step-by-step directions and the pictures help a lot. I am going to build a workbench myself and this will help a great deal!
    By ROLO559, on July 24, 2014

  • Another great project idea with easy to understand (and execute) directions! Thank you so much for sharing all your creative ideas. Y'all are simply the best!!
    By Lovedbyhisgrace, on August 17, 2014

  • Nice; this is also great as rolling storage/folding surface in laundry room. Thanks for sharing!
    By DIY-Lifer, on December 19, 2014

  • The picture seems like the depth of the workbench is larger than 24". Did I misread the cut list?
    By jakeavis, on July 15, 2015

  • I built this today and absolutely love it! Thank you for the simple cut instructions.
    By prettypallets, on May 2, 2016

  • Awesome! This is my next one!
    By LexHolsters, on February 9, 2018
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  • I love it and had planned on doing this for our new handicapped bathroom. I love your instructions, but when I went to Home Depot, I was informed that they would not make cuts under 12 inches. Does the cutting occur at only some Home Depot locations. And I did not mean to take away from your project or instructions as the project is better than the one I planned and explained so well. Thank you and just in time.
    By Socrates, on May 7, 2014

  • Thank you for putting this video tutorial together! I've been wanting shanty2chic girls to post more how to's, this is great!
    By armena, on May 7, 2014

  • You make everything look easy and cute. Easy and cute are my favs. ;-)
    By Robininva, on May 7, 2014

  • Classy! Thank you for the tutorial :))
    By jynielsen, on May 7, 2014

  • So gorgeous!! Thanks for the tutorials!
    By andyashleigh, on May 8, 2014

  • Thanks so much everyone for all your sweet comments! @socrates - Some Depot's say 12", but all 3 I go to will make the cuts this small. You can also use a circular saw with a guide or a table saw, but having them cut it was my best option! :-)
    By Shanty 2 Chic, on May 8, 2014

  • I used to work at Home Depot and we were not allowed to do rip cuts (under 12 inches.) I would be very surprised if you were able to get someone to do these cuts for you there. That being said this looks great and luckily I have a table saw to do these cuts myself!
    By legacyofbob, on June 17, 2014
    • Hey, went to Home Depot today 8/23/2016 and not only did they cut all the same sized slats that they did above, they didn't even charge us for the extra cuts that they would normally do. Thank you for the suggestion. Not that we didn't have the saw to cut it, it just let us go right into priming :}
      By smeegle1, on August 23, 2016

  • Surely you mean feet (') and not inches (") when talking board cuts here, no? Very confusing.
    By RM83, on June 26, 2014

  • Thank you! My only question...Is there a good formula to use when measuring how many battwns you should have on each wall?
    By cko430, on November 19, 2014

  • I just bought my home a little over a year ago and one of the first things I said was that I wanted a wall like this in my dining room. I have been looking for just the right tutorial for this and yours fits the bill!! Can't wait to get started on it! Very nice job!
    By McGypsy9, on December 27, 2014

  • Were your walls textured to begin with? I have plans to do board and batten in a couple of rooms, but my walls are textured and I think it will look funny if I don't either sand the texture off or cover it with 1/8 inch mdf.
    By shyer, on February 3, 2015

  • What paint color did you use? It's beautiful!
    By GeoffJenni, on February 14, 2015

  • Please include all supplies in the materials used that are used in your video...no mention of crown molding or the 1x4s??
    By mcelhannon7, on March 19, 2015

  • Please include all supplies in the materials used that are used in your video...no mention of crown molding or the 1x4s??
    By mcelhannon7, on March 19, 2015

  • This is absolutely beautiful and would look best in my two hallways. I can't wait to try to accomplish this feat.
    By Trish602, on April 2, 2015
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  • Where are the plans? There is just a title marker.
    By JMP878, on May 21, 2014

  • Sweet! ... on my 2Do list now ... tysm ... I think I will line this with 6mil plastic inside to keep from rotting, then add small drain hole in bottom to drain.
    By uWishuCould, on October 5, 2015

  • Link for plans is listed under Step 1 in Project Steps.

    By lrminer, on September 10, 2018
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  • What a neat build! Coolest bunny house we have ever seen!
    By RYOBI NATION, on April 18, 2018
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  •  You've included a lot of detail in this. Nice work!
    By grover959, on May 4, 2018

  • You should be so proud of these! They look great! What color did you paint them?
    By RYOBI NATION, on May 7, 2018
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  • I love this!  Great job!
    By bkfoster, on June 5, 2018
    • Thank you!!
      By Karlenem, on June 5, 2018

  • Holy man that looks amazing!
    By Djleveille, on June 5, 2018
    • Thank you! I’m hoping to win some tools so I can replace my DeWalt ones! lol 
      By Karlenem, on June 5, 2018

  • Looks way better than what Shanty 2 chic made!
    By Djleveille, on June 5, 2018

  • Absolutely love this coffee table! Fantastic job
    By MG_Mudryk, on June 6, 2018

  • Sick table! Love that black stain, impressive that you actually used wood biscuits. Too often I see people skimping out on that.
    By Carpenter_Guy, on June 7, 2018 (edited)
    • Thank you so much! The biscuit work was so easy too! The Ryobi biscuit joiner we used was amazing! Loved how it sucked up all the saw dust and didn’t make any mess on the floor. And luckily the Ryobi joiner came with some #10 biscuits... just enough to make the table lol
      By Karlenem, on June 7, 2018

  • This table is amazing. The color is just perfect. Thanks for sharing. I think I need to take a crack at this one.
    By MyMonte94, on June 18, 2018
    • Thank you so much! I tried to take my time to get the stain right! I even did a practice run on the underside of the table lol. I used the varathane wood swab so I could apply the stain to the whole table quickly and evenly. :)
      By Karlenem, on June 18, 2018

  • Thank you for all the support guys! I’ll continue to build and post! 😊❤️
    By Karlenem, on July 1, 2018
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  • We are huge fans of those wheels! Such a cool addition!
    By RYOBI NATION, on June 14, 2018

  • We agree! Those wheels are a nice touch!

    By RYOBI NATION, on June 19, 2018
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  • Beautiful job! We love this design that disguises those laundry baskets!
    By RYOBI NATION, on July 9, 2018

  • Love this, just wish I had an empty wall where this could work!  May have to move second refrigerator out of laundry room!
    By Gjbelle, on July 15, 2018

  • Congratulations! Getting new tools is the best! 
    By kyleepete, on August 4, 2018

  • Love this and might just have to build one for our house now. 
    By Cityboyfarmgirl, on September 5, 2018
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  • This is EXACTLY the shoe solution I was looking for. Do you have any photos of how you designed the inside?  Is it shelves?  Or "slots"? Thank you so much for sharing this!  Brilliant!
    By Malachi3_17, on September 6, 2018

  • What a neat corner! Beautifully done!
    By RYOBI NATION, on September 6, 2018

  • This is beautiful! 
    By Bowleska, on September 8, 2018

  • Such a great idea!
    By AnnieK41, on September 8, 2018

  • Wow wow wow I would love this in my home !!!
    By Eschuler2, on September 8, 2018


  • Way better than my plastic organizer haha
    By Crothdiener, on September 8, 2018

  • I need this someday! our closet of shoes is a mess! 
    By Kait Lyons, on September 9, 2018

  • Such a beautiful cabinet!
    By gerri2552, on September 9, 2018

  • Came out PERFECT
    By kdunne10, on September 10, 2018

  • Clever way to hide your shoes!
    By kaspms123, on September 20, 2018
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  • That. Is. Amazing! We know the Shanty 2 Chic sisters will be so impressed. What is your favorite piece?
    By RYOBI Nation, on October 23, 2018
    • I definitely love the dressers! I added drawers to the shelving units to increase our drawer space! My husband helped me move them to the room! I am anxiously waiting for time and saving for a planer to make the dresser top and barn doors! 🤗
      By mrk5025, on October 23, 2018

  • Beautiful work....
    By Siclestix, on October 23, 2018
    • Thank you! 
      By mrk5025, on October 24, 2018

  • Turned out great! 
    By kyleepete, on October 24, 2018
    • Thank you! 
      By mrk5025, on October 24, 2018

  • This set is great, something I was just telling my husband I wanted in our room.
    By Johnphyl, on October 24, 2018
    • Thanks! You should check out the free plans they have on shanty-2- chic! So many options! 
      By mrk5025, on October 26, 2018
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  • This is very nice!
    By NesieBird, on November 5, 2018
    • Thank you very much!
      By GreenGrove, on November 5, 2018

  • Amazing job! The colors provide a really nice contrast! What are the dimensions? 
    By RYOBI Nation, on November 5, 2018
    • It is 84” long, 18” wide and 36” tall.
      By GreenGrove, on November 5, 2018

  • Your work is so beautiful! 
    By agreen514, on November 10, 2018
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