Homemade Modern



  • Materials used is missing the metal bar for support
    By sus4, on November 13, 2014

  • Hi, nice work. On the video you say that the canvas will be available at the website but I can't find it.
    By fboss1978, on January 21, 2015

  • Hi, your plans do not detail where the back is attached in relationship to the bottom. Can you tell me the dimension from the front of the legs? Thanks
    By v2fast2hit, on March 12, 2015

  • Hello and thanks for the questions and comments! Sus4, Yes the 18" pipe and 2 flanges was left out because depending on the size of the slats it may not be needed. I have versions of these chairs with thicker slats and without any middle support. A 2x4 and 4 L-brackets is cheaper alternative that works as well. fboss1978 the template is available on this page where it says "Download and print the template " v2fast2hit There are a few reasons I don’t indicate it. Measurements on curved surfaces are often misinterpreted. Depending on how you cut and sand this the location of 2 reference points could be off. The template is sanded off already so I a mark on that would not be helpful. Lastly different people like different angles and different locations for the back depending on the height. Since we are screw from the inside its ok to try a couple angles and see what you like before the slats go on.
    By Homemade Modern, on April 30, 2015

  • hi can e-mail me the template plan for this project i can't find it in the web side. thanks,
    By M.A.N. Essa, on January 5, 2017
    • Under "project steps", step number 2 has a blue link you can click on for the template. Hope this helps!
      By RYOBI NATION, on April 13, 2018

  • pls e-mail me the template plan for this project. thanks,
    By gassave, on April 4, 2018
    • gassave, click on "project steps", step number 2 has a blue link you can click on for the template. Hope this helps!
      By RYOBI NATION, on April 13, 2018
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  • I am currently in the middle of this project. Waiting for the first layer of concrete to dry before I put in the fire brick. This project is very labor intensive. I had NO IDEA what I was in for... oh well no turning back now, and I'm sure it will look great. Thanks Ben!
    By JRT500, on August 4, 2015

  • Hi. I am planning on doing this project. Any idea on how many bags of cement are needed?
    By jaialaipro, on September 29, 2015
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  • That's awesome an if someone would try to break into your home u have protection
    By jshalters, on August 30, 2014
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  • This appears to be so easy to make. Thanks for sharing your creativity.
    By Hometowngirl, on October 28, 2014

  • Did you remove rust and paint angle irons before use?
    By jangoike, on November 30, 2014

  • After showing this great project to my husband, he suggested using the old bed frame rails we have instead of buying angle iron.
    By loohoo, on September 6, 2015

  • Using screws would be a bit more secure. Also steel cross braces on the back screwed in to the shelve. Heavy book cases have a tendency to rack under weight.
    By jcel3979, on June 4, 2016
    • Nice additions like that can really make it your own!
      By RYOBI NATION, on April 18, 2018

  • i like it.iwas looking for a sturdy book case for my daughters book.i think that if would hold under the pressure.looks beautiful
    By janice marlene, on February 23, 2017

  • Only 2 nails holding each end of the shelves? How much weight can each shelf support?
    By mphipps68, on March 30, 2018
    • We aren't sure of the exact weight, but it's made for books so it is sturdy enough to be used as an average bookshelf! For more questions, reach out to Homemade Modern at the "Contact" page on their website HomeMade-Modern.com
      By RYOBI NATION, on April 18, 2018
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  • Seriously thinking about making this to hold all my son's sport uniforms - they take up so much dresser space. Could also be great coat closet for company.
    By RYOBI_ROCKS, on June 9, 2014

  • This is absolutely fantastic!!!! What a great project, great design, I love it!
    By Ana White, on June 9, 2014

  • Love this project plan! I have gotten started and would like to know what type of bit was used to drill the holes for the conduit to run through the base, supports & dowels. Thank you, in advance! Can't wait to post the pics & truly be a part of the Ryobi Nation!
    By amethyst_howell_126770, on August 13, 2015
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