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View Carloz's profile

Kitchen island color

08-18-2017 02:03 AM by Carloz

I need to build a new kitchen island for relatively large kitchen. the existi...

1 08-18-2017 06:01 AM
View Dan's profile

Safer And More Efficient Finger Joint Sled For Small Hinges

08-17-2017 08:53 PM by Dan

This is a sled I’ve come up with for making hinge finger joints. It sho...

3 08-17-2017 11:54 PM
View Coorslight's profile

Cutting boards

08-16-2017 03:45 AM by Coorslight

Does it take the same amount of wood for a regular cutting board as an end cu...

3 08-17-2017 08:57 AM
View ROB_IN_MN's profile

tv stand style/genre - breadboard top plus raised panel doors

08-16-2017 04:12 AM by ROB_IN_MN

hi I’m designing a tv stand for a relative. the dimensions will be 5...

2 08-17-2017 02:07 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Contrast wood or not

08-16-2017 10:17 PM by CharlesA

My next project will be a Shaker style linen press to function as a wardrobe....

11 08-17-2017 12:26 AM
View dmtparker's profile

Help with toy train plans

08-16-2017 09:23 PM by dmtparker

In the early 80’s I made a toy train for my kids. It was a neat train....

0 08-16-2017 09:23 PM
View Bohaiboy's profile

Optimum square part on tapered leg

08-15-2017 07:13 PM by Bohaiboy

Project has 27” long legs, 1.75” x 1.75” on top. A 3 1/2&#...

2 08-15-2017 08:32 PM
View wsievers's profile

mock west elm furniture

05-16-2016 02:28 PM by wsievers

Hi everyone. This is my first post on here. I’m a hobbyist with a l...

10 08-15-2017 05:57 PM
View Bohaiboy's profile

Jewelry Box Parts

08-15-2017 04:46 PM by Bohaiboy

What site or store is your GO TO site for jewelry box parts, i.e. necklace ha...

0 08-15-2017 04:46 PM
View ModernWoodWorkz's profile

How to secure live edge slab to a steel base?

08-13-2017 11:43 PM by ModernWoodWorkz

Hey guys. I wanted to ask how each of you are connecting a live edge slab to ...

4 08-14-2017 11:31 PM
View dgolfin's profile

fence post legs

08-13-2017 10:08 PM by dgolfin

I’m thinking of building a round fence post style leg base for my lamin...

1 08-14-2017 05:41 PM
View thedude50's profile

The Anarchists Tool Chest‎

02-28-2014 06:33 AM by thedude50

I have decided to build this chest but am stuck on materials. I don’t h...

28 08-14-2017 03:52 PM
View BrianG0714's profile

Craftsman style medicine cabinet

08-13-2017 01:54 AM by BrianG0714

I want to build a craftsman style medicine cabinet. I have found a picture of...

14 08-14-2017 04:55 AM
View Bluenote38's profile

Super Glue or Epoxy to hold this in place

08-12-2017 01:45 AM by Bluenote38

Question – I am going to recess this scale into a new work top for ...

4 08-13-2017 03:01 PM
View JohnGreco's profile

Exotic Dowels

02-07-2010 04:58 PM by JohnGreco

Does anybody know of a source for exotic dowels? I’ve found this one pl...

16 08-11-2017 06:44 PM
View meestro's profile

Orthodox Ecclesiastical Rotating Chanter Stand...Help?

01-20-2012 10:18 PM by meestro

Wow, what a title! I figured I’d be descriptive enough to give a good i...

9 08-10-2017 11:13 PM
View CanofWorms2's profile

How to brace from flexing? 46" wide door with plywood and 1x3.

05-30-2017 06:12 PM by CanofWorms2

I’m building a door for a basement room with a 46” wide opening. ...

28 08-10-2017 09:35 PM
View JakeK's profile

Farmhouse Bed Design

09-23-2016 06:27 PM by JakeK

OK don’t laugh, but i am planning on building a project from Ana White&...

12 08-10-2017 03:53 AM
View plasma800's profile

laminate on furniture questions

08-09-2017 03:14 PM by plasma800

I’m planning a credenza build. The credenza is spec’d to be co...

16 08-10-2017 03:16 AM
View TungOil's profile

How do you number table leaves?

08-08-2017 06:32 PM by TungOil

I’m finishing up a dining table build with four leaves. The veneer on ...

12 08-09-2017 03:27 AM

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