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Fit It - The Simple Cutlist Generator

05-26-2015 01:04 PM by TheWoodfather

Hi everyone, I’ve been working the past few months writing a program...

0 05-26-2015 01:04 PM
View DBordello's profile

Grandfather Clock Design

05-25-2015 11:11 PM by DBordello

I will be the first to admit that I know nothing about grandfather clocks, an...

2 05-25-2015 11:31 PM
View edwood1975's profile

Curved Firepit Bench

05-22-2015 05:25 PM by edwood1975

I want to make this curved firepit bench below, I saw someone make it without...

11 05-24-2015 01:32 AM
View Decentral's profile

Wood beam reception desk

05-22-2015 08:47 PM by Decentral

I am a complete amateur. That being said I’ve purchased my wood and am ...

3 05-23-2015 01:20 AM
View Holbs's profile

Knotty Alder... any cons on using it for a hand tool cabinet?

05-14-2015 03:42 AM by Holbs

Now that my Jet 15” Planer is done… time for a hand tool cabine...

15 05-21-2015 12:36 PM
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dovetail box bottoms

12-26-2012 09:10 PM by bobasaurus

I was wondering how all of you deal with bottoms on your dovetail boxes. If ...

23 05-21-2015 09:59 AM
View mcg1990's profile

How to build a round table apron?

05-20-2015 04:08 PM by mcg1990

I’ve been asked to build a round table of 60” diameter. It has a ...

8 05-20-2015 10:16 PM
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Question for cabinet makers, adjacent wall clearance for cabinet doors to open

05-19-2015 11:03 AM by Blackie_

Adding base cabinets to a new addition in my workshop. After building the ...

34 05-20-2015 08:32 AM
View Betsy's profile

Bulge Cutting Board plan

05-19-2015 05:36 PM by Betsy

So I know I’m not very good at searching for these things but I’v...

3 05-19-2015 11:30 PM
View birdsmouth's profile

Hardware for Hinged Bookcase

05-18-2015 07:37 PM by birdsmouth

Hey Everybody, I am working on a bookcase that is three pieces. The main ...

4 05-19-2015 02:36 AM
View SuperCubber's profile

Best way to cut this cove?

05-17-2015 05:54 PM by SuperCubber

Hi guys, Several years ago, my wife and I bought a bedroom set for our fir...

22 05-18-2015 03:00 PM
View SG6578's profile

Calculating expansion on a floating panel-clearance needed?

05-17-2015 04:04 PM by SG6578

I am currently making a coffee table with a thru drawer design and the ends a...

5 05-18-2015 02:37 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

chair back and seat angles

05-14-2015 11:51 PM by daddywoofdawg

I found a photo of a chair I would like to try to make but it’s just a ...

6 05-15-2015 02:47 AM
View anthm27's profile

Outdoor Tall round table with tall stools

05-14-2015 01:26 AM by anthm27

Hello all,I am new here so please excuse if I have posted in the wrong ar...

4 05-15-2015 12:29 AM
View Joe Lyddon's profile

Short Video on Folding Furniture - COOL

05-14-2015 12:11 AM by Joe Lyddon

This is not an Ad for the company… (I am NOT affiliated) BUT…...

7 05-14-2015 09:17 PM
View mcg1990's profile

Been requested to build chairs - never tried before, can I get some advice?

05-14-2015 03:49 PM by mcg1990

Hi all, Up until now my skills have been progressing at a pretty comfortab...

9 05-14-2015 06:42 PM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

Which screws for clamping plywood in dado while glue dries?

05-12-2015 08:56 PM by BinghamtonEd

For my upcoming cabinet build, the carcasses will have the sides dado’d...

12 05-13-2015 01:07 PM
View missesalot's profile

Countertop with built up edge

05-05-2015 05:48 PM by missesalot

I’m building a kitchen island top from walnut that’s been planed ...

17 05-12-2015 08:14 PM
View Belg1960's profile

RV table help

05-11-2015 09:25 PM by Belg1960

I was hoping to get a little advice on how to best install a set of hinges, p...

3 05-12-2015 01:25 PM
View boston_guy's profile

Rooftop deck: preventing stain from dripping between floor wood

05-09-2015 08:59 PM by boston_guy

Last summer my neighbor and me each got a new rooftop deck built. We’re...

3 05-11-2015 01:29 AM

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