Thanks for stopping by Build Basic! I’m Jenn. Each week I design and build DIY-friendly carpentry projects and share the plans with you.
I’m out to prove that you don’t need expensive tools or advanced training to make high-end furniture and accessories from scratch — you just have to know the basics!
Each of my projects cover EVERY STEP from beginning to end with all the instructions, photos, drawings, and measurements you need to ensure your project is a success.
Don’t see plans for something you want to build? Have a question about a material or step? Just want to say “Hey”? Click here to send me a message!
Of course, there’s also a million and a half decisions made before a project goes live on the homepage–stop by the Blog to see what’s in the works.
Jenn is an instructional writer, builder, project designer, web series producer and host who has worked for industry leaders like This Old House, Fine Homebuilding and About.com. She is the current host of House One, a new brand by This Old House for new homeowners and makers. Her work has been featured on sites such as The Huffington Post, CNN Money, AOL Real Estate, Yahoo Real Estate, Fox News Online Magazine, MSN, and others.
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