You will LOVE this site!!! It's called Primitive Souls and has lots of neat ideas on how to build your own stuff that looks old and antiquey! My mom will love this!
chicken wire cupboard
Hall TreesCustom Made to your Dimensions by Our Woodshop
The one board bench. Build a simple yet stunning bench using one board, a scrap 2x2, and a couple of screws. Free plans at Ana-White.com
using 3/4 cup of oil & 1/4 cup vinegar to restore wood on old furniture without having to strip the pieces