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Wishing Well Plans – Free PDF – Instant Download

Wishing well plans, plans include a free PDF download, step-by-step illustrated instructions, cutting list, and shopping list.

Wishing Well Plans – Overview

Wishing Well Plans – Material List

Shopping List

Shopping List

7 – 2×6 – 12′

1 – 2×6 – 8′

2 – 2×4 -12′

1 – 2×2 – 8′

2 – 1×4 – 12′

6 – 1×6 – 12′

1 – 1″ dowel – 2′ 9″

1 – 1/4″ dowel – 2 1/2″

2″ deck screws

2 1/2″ deck screws

3 1/2″ deck screws

2″ galvanized finishing nails

wood glue

Cutting List

Cutting List

(A) 10 – 2×6 – 3′

(B) 10 – 2×6 – 2′ 6″

(C) 2 – 2×6 – 6′

(D) 2 – 1×4 – 3′

(E) 2 – 1×4 – 2′ 6″

(F) 4 – 2×6 – 1′ 9 1/2″

(G) 2 – 2×4 – 3′

(H) 2 – 2×4 – 2′ 3″

(I) 4 – 2×6 – 2′ 1 7/16″ – (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)

(J) 3 – 2×2 – 2′ 3″

(K) 2 – 1×6 – 3′

(L) 2 – 1×6 – 3′ (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)

(M) 2 – 1×6 –  2′ 1″ (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)

(N) 2 – 1×6 – 1′ 2″ (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)

(O) 4 – 2×4 – 2′ 1 7/16″ – (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)

(P) 4 – 1×6 – 2′ 7 7/8″ (45-degree angle cuts on both end in same directions)

(Q) 2 – 1×6 – 2′ 10 1/2″

(R) 14 – 1×6 – 2′ 4″ (45-degree bevel cuts on both end in same directions)

(S) 1 – 1″ dowel – 2′ 9″

(T) 1 – 2×4 – 10″

(U) 1 – 1″ dowel – 5 1/2″

(V) 1 – 1/4″ dowel – 2 1/2″

(W) 4 – 1×4 – 2′ 3/4″

Wishing well plans, step 1.

(A) 2×6 – 3′

(B) 2×6 – 2′ 6″

(W) 1×4 – 2′ 3/4″

Make the front and back of the box by cutting six 2×6’s to 3′ long (A). Cut four 2×6’s to 2′ 6″ long (B), and four 1×4’s to 2′ 3/4″ long (W). Assemble as shown on illustration above, pre-drill holes and screw 2″ deck screws through (W) and into (A) and (B). The 2×6 boards (A) will stick out 3″ in the ends from the 2×6 boards (B).

Wishing well plans, step 2.(A) 2×6 – 3′

(B) 2×6 – 2′ 6″

Cut four 2×6’s to 3′ long (A), and six 2×6’s to 2′ 6″ long (B) for the sides of the box. Pre-drill holes and assemble as shown in illustration above using 2 1/2″ deck screws.

Wishing well plans, step 3.(C) 2×6 – 6′

Cut two 2×6’s to 6′ long (C). Pre-drill holes and assemble as shown on illustration above using 3 1/2″ carriage bolts.

Wishing well plans, step 4.(D) 1×4 – 3′

(E) 1×4 – 2′ 6″

Cut two 1×4’s to 3′ long (D), and two 1×4’s to 2′ 6″ long (E). Pre-drill holes and assemble as shown on illustration above using 2″ deck screws.

Wishing well plans, step 5.

(F) 2×6 – 1′ 9 1/2″ (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)

Cut four 2×6’s to 1′ 9 1/2″ long (F), cut 45-degree angle cuts on both ends in opposite directions. Draw and cut an arch as shown on illustration above.

Wishing well plans, step 6.

(G) 2×4 – 3′
(H) 2×4 – 2′ 3″

Cut two 2×4’s to 3′ long (G) and two 2×4’s to 2′ 3″ long (H). Pre-drill holes and assemble as shown on illustration above using 2 1/2″ deck screws.

Wishing well plans, step 7.

(I) 2×6 – 2′ 1 7/16″ – (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)
(J) 2×2 – 2′ 3″

Cut four 2×6’s to 2′ 1 7/16″ long (I), cut 45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions. Cut three 2×2’s to 2′ 3″ long (J). Pre-drill holes and assemble as shown on illustration above using 2 1/2″ deck screws.

Wishing well plans, step 8.

(K) 1×6 – 3′
(L) 1×6 – 3′ (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)
(M) 1×6 – 2′ 1″ (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)
(N) 1×6 – 1′ 2″ (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)

Cut two 1×6’s to 3′ long (K). Cut two 1×6’s to 3′ long (L), cut 45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions. Cut two 1×6’s to 2′ 1″  long (M), cut 45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions. Cut two 1×6’s to 1′ 2″ long (N), cut 45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions. Pre-drill all holes and install as shown on illustration above using 2″ deck screws.

Wishing well plans, step 9.

(O) 2×4 – 2′ 1 7/16″ – (45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions)

Cut four 2×4’s to 2′ 1 7/16″ long (O), cut 45-degree angle cuts on both end in opposite directions. Pre-drill holes and install with 2 1/2″ deck screws as shown on illustration above.

Wishing well plans, step 10.

(P) 1×6 – 2′ 7 7/8″ (45-degree angle cuts on both end in same directions)

Cut four 1×6’s to 2′ 7 7/8″ long (P), cut 45-degree angle cuts on both end in the same directions.

Wishing well plans, step 11.

(Q) 1×6 – 2′ 10 1/2″

Cut four 1×6’s to 2′ 10 1/2″ long (Q). Pre-drill holes and install the trim as shown on illustration above using 2″ galvanized finishing nails.

Wishing well plans, step 12.

(R) 1×6 – 2′ 4″ (45-degree bevel cuts on both end in same directions)

Cut fourteen 1×6’s to 2′ 4″ long (R), cut 45-degree bevel cuts on both end in the same directions.  Pre-drill holes and install the roof boards as shown on illustration above using 2″ galvanized finishing nails.

Wishing well plans, step 13.

Drill 1″ holes as shown on illustration above.

Wishing well plans, step 14.

(S) 1″ dowel 2′ 9″

(T) 2×4 10″

(U) 1″ dowel 5 1/2″

(V) 1/4″ dowel 2 1/2″

Cut a 1″ dowel to 2′ 9″ long (S) drill a 1/4″ hole on one end. Cut a 2×4 to 10″ long, round the corners and drill a 1″ hole as shown on illustration above. Cut a 1″ dowel to 5 1/2″ long (U). Cut a 1/4″ dowel to 2 1/2″ long (V).

Wishing Well Plans

Assemble and install the parts using wood glue and 3 1/2 deck screws.

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One comment

  1. Great project every piece falls into place, thanks for the idea! The folding picnic table is a great design too. Cheers!!

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