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|21 days ago||
Flag and Medal Display Case - 4 replies
I’ve recently been asked to make a display case that will hang on the wall for a friend’s deceased WWII Veteran father’s flag and a few medals. I tend to over critique my own work as it is, so building something of this significance will be a huge challenge. First and foremost: Is there a certain wood that is considered ...
|169 days ago||
First Time Builder - New 30 x 40 Workshop - 21 replies
My wife and I have recently purchased 27 acres in Arkansas close to where we currently live. Since I enjoy woodworking and building things myself, I thought, “Why not build my own shop and get some good practice before attempting a house in the same area?” There is an abundance of building knowledge on here so I turn to my fellow l...
|479 days ago||
Red Oak Chest of Drawers Finish - 15 replies
I’m currently working on a chest of drawers for my neice that just turned 5 and am wondering about what finish people recommend. I’ve used red oak plywood for the sides and solid red oak for the top and facing. The problem is that the solid red oak is a lot more red. I wanted to stain it a little darker anyway, and I think tha...
|539 days ago||
Chest of Drawer Plans Help - 5 replies
So my only neice’s birthday is next month and her mother said she really needs a chest of drawers. She’s turning 5 and has only had a cheap particle board dresser from wal-mart and a toy box that I made up to this point. The dresser is coming apart and needs to be replaced. We grew up out in the country with not a lot of funds, so...