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12-20-2017 12:14 AM

Sketchup Question - 4 replies

So I am in the design phase of building a Arts&Crafts end table with through mortise & tennis joinery I am using Sketchup Make 2016 .. I am really trying to produce very thorough models and my question is 1. For example I need to show all joinery on all 5 faces of the the leg.. do I just create a scene for each face and tie that in...

12-01-2017 06:54 PM

Sketchup Make 2017 (Windows 10) very slow - 7 replies

Hi Everyone , For all those people that use Sketchup Make 2017 ( free version) I used it fine last week and then yesterday I’m trying to start a new project and it’s EXTREMELY SLOW I am sure there are other issues with the software but it’s taking forever to select an object .. I used to be apple to drag the mouse over the object to select it...

11-21-2017 07:15 AM

New Website - 8 replies

I know that this project is not really woodworking but I built a new website using and although it’s still a work in Progress I actually just The Site Please come visit at This was a very long and tedious build lol and I’m very much learning s new skill .. I’m trying to iron out the kinks but I put a...

10-20-2017 02:29 PM

Table Saw Accesories Cart - 9 replies

Hi Everyone, I want to check in and see if any of you guys have storage solutions under the table saw.. I have a Ridgid TS and want to put some kind of cart under the waisted space under the right wing. I have searched the internet and this site but they all seem to mount there Saw into a work unit and have drawers everywhere I’m not inter...

10-10-2017 02:22 AM

Router Circle Cutting Jig - 11 replies

Hi Guys, I need to pick your brains I want to be able to cut circles using my router and I’m in the process of design a jig and I’m wondering what router should I use 1.Palm ( nice size router)2.Plunge ( control depth of cut making several passes easier ) One other question I want a jig that can accommodate multiple radiuses...

10-05-2017 05:07 PM

Bulkhead Ramp - 3 replies

Hi Guys… I’m hoping someone has a solution to this all too common problem I have a large project that I just finished and it’s a kitchen Island and I need to move it out of my basement and to do that I need to negotiate the stairs out of my bulkhead This is the project And here is the stairs I was suppose...

09-19-2017 02:35 AM

Solid Wood Glue Up - 14 replies

So I’m making a kitchen Island on wheels and it’s frame and panel construction, but I want to make a solid wood panel for the top I’ll be using 2×4 as cost is an issue for the client .. but I have never made a solid wood glue up before and not sure how to go about it. I’m going to use my biscuit jointer and glu...

08-08-2017 09:50 PM

Kitchen Island Design - 1 reply

Hi guys, I’m drawing a blank when it come to designing a kitchen island with the following features WheelsWine rack ( not on the ends but within the main space inside the legs )Open concept in that I kind of don’t want panels on the sidesDimension 2’x4’W I’ve scoured the internet but haven’t found wha...

08-02-2017 01:49 AM

Dissolving Wood Glue - 11 replies

I’m in the middle of a project where i am building a wooden Garden bench see picture below… I made a mess of using my router template in carving out the letters, so I need to remove the 2×6 piece and do it again I used pocket hole screws and Titebond II wood-glue to secure it, I can remove the pocket screws but I am wondering if...

06-27-2017 04:13 PM

Single person chair and attached table - 1 reply

Several months ago I made a 2 seater outside bench with a console table in the middle Well now I would just like to make a single chair version of it so I can have a chair to sit on Any ideas or plans available would’ve be much appreciated Thanks as always Ed

06-09-2017 04:47 PM

Cart for Benchtop Tools - 11 replies

Hi Guys, I am in the designing phase of building a workshop cart on wheels that I can store my benchtop drill press, band sad and if possible store my spindle sander and air compressor .. Any ideas!! I think I have just enough room for 36-40” width

05-12-2017 05:03 AM

4 Drawer Vertical Filing Cabinet - 2 replies

Hi Guys, I’m in the research phase of designing this project and I’m wondering if anyone has plans to make one of these 4 drawer verical filing cabinets. I’m on a tight budget so I’m thinking of maybe using oak plywood.. I have looked online for a few days and can’t seem to find any inspiration.. most the c...

04-21-2017 03:59 AM

Using my pneumatic stapler - 6 replies

I just wondering can I use my pneumatic stapler to secure some garden mesh wire to a 2×4 wooden frame .. I’m wondering if the psi will be too strong to not tear through the mesh ( the mesh is 14 gauge) Thanks… I’m wondering if it’s just a question of lowering the psi output of the stapler

03-16-2017 04:13 AM

Base Plate for Craftsman Router - 4 replies

Hi Everyone, I have a quick question I have a Craftsman 27683 combo router with the fixed base and plunge base and I need a larger diameter base plate as the one that came with it is only a little over 1” diameter. The manual that came with the router says I need I need an accessory pack that contains 6 base plates the model number i...

03-04-2017 01:56 AM

Electric Planer Project Question - 10 replies

So I want to reduce the thickness of a piece of stock from 3/4” to 5/8” using only a electric hand planer.. the reason I’m asking the question is because the piece of stock is wider than my 3 1/2” planer blade.. I have tried using a fence but the motor housing comes out too far from the blade position to keep the elect...

02-28-2017 09:44 PM

Can't upload pics ??????? - 2 replies

Is anyone having difficulty uploading pictures today, I have been trying all day across different divices (iPhone, pc) but nothing, I have even tried other older pics that exist on LB but no luck

02-22-2017 04:05 AM

Router Cabinet to fit the Kreg Router Table - 1 reply

I am just wondering if anyone has built a cabinet to fit the Craig precision router table#.. My old cabinet that I built doesn’t fit the table I’m looking to buy from kreg I’m just wondering if I make the cabinet how do you secure the router table to it I’m going to make the cabinet out of 3/4” poplar ply...

02-13-2017 09:44 PM

Wooden Carry Case ( For kids trains) - 1 reply

So my son has a very handy case that he puts all his toy brio size trains and it even has a little track surface on the top ( but I don’t need that ) It’s really beaten up but it’s made from MDF I would like to make one with a few differences Has anyone made one or seen one online that they could share with me?? ...

01-27-2017 03:56 PM

How to repeat a 30° miter cut on a chop saw - 1 reply

So this might sound like a question I should now the answer to as I have been woodworking for a little while BUT I am making Hexagonal units and it’s one thing to dial in the 30° miter angle on the chop saw, with that accomplished I need to have all piece the exact same length I usually place a stop on my fence but I’m not getting...

01-24-2017 03:59 PM

Hanging a wooden Unit - 13 replies

Hi Guys I just made this And I need to hang it on a drywall wall I usually just screw a wooden support into the studs.. but the stud positions aren’t in a good spot for where I want to hang it.. Do you guys have any ideas.. I was thinking along the lines of cleat!!! It’s in a kids room so safety is a major concern as ...

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