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Struggling with math and mechanics of sliding doors

04-10-2017 09:26 PM by Scott

Like the title says, I’m struggling with the math and mechanics of remo...

7 04-11-2017 06:10 PM
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Joint Pains

04-06-2017 03:16 PM by Ron Aylor

In my current Prie Dieu build, I have pondered several transitions from the W...

8 04-10-2017 03:21 PM
View Th961605's profile

Need Help With Bent Lamination Jig

04-09-2017 03:52 AM by Th961605

I could really use some help with a bent lamination form I’m trying to ...

9 04-09-2017 10:47 PM
View BB1's profile

How to consistently make circle openings for dog training scent box

04-02-2017 06:06 PM by BB1

Short question is how to cut consistent 5 inches circle openings in plywood. ...

15 04-09-2017 09:14 PM
View abadr's profile

Is MDF good enough for a huge toolbox?

12-19-2010 06:38 PM by abadr

Hi,I was wondering if MDF is a suitable material for building 2 HUGE tool box...

25 04-09-2017 03:27 AM
View Kurt T. Kneller's profile

Work Bench Build - Attaching the Top

04-08-2017 02:02 AM by Kurt T. Kneller

Hi all,I am beginning to breakdown my rough lumber to start milling for build...

3 04-08-2017 07:40 PM
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Frame design for 6'x10' 100-pound mirror? How to mount it to the wall, etc..

03-25-2017 09:55 PM by danielhoer

Hello! I recently bought a monster mirror that is 6’ x 10’ and w...

7 04-07-2017 08:19 PM
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Assembly table - mobility vs levelling

04-07-2017 05:45 AM by unclearthur

So I’m building a tablesaw off-feed table / assembly table, adopted fro...

6 04-07-2017 06:49 PM
View looking27292's profile

Border for red cedar

04-07-2017 12:47 PM by looking27292

Hello , I had an old eastern red cedar tree beside the house and decided to c...

1 04-07-2017 01:05 PM
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04-06-2017 04:23 AM by Tim

Hello all,I am new to this site so patience is appreciated. Wife and I are i...

14 04-07-2017 02:15 AM
View opalko's profile

Attaching homemade wooden storm windows ideas

09-02-2010 08:18 PM by opalko

Ok, they aren’t really storm windows as such, but for the purposes of t...

17 04-07-2017 12:51 AM
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Very large cutting board/counter top

03-29-2017 02:01 PM by TelescopeMaker

I have never made a glued up panel this big. Is this insane? A friend wan...

9 04-06-2017 03:18 PM
View Eh_Co's profile

Screw Size for a Bench and Table

04-04-2017 09:12 PM by Eh_Co

Hi all, Just wanted to pose a question to a group that would be far more e...

3 04-05-2017 03:30 AM
View buckbuster31's profile

Need help.

04-04-2017 08:09 PM by buckbuster31

A client is wanting this made, and to be honest I’m not sure how to ben...

8 04-05-2017 01:22 AM
View Dannybatten's profile

Fractal burning?

04-04-2017 03:51 PM by Dannybatten

I have a 15000 volt transformer it does not seem to make fast burns or deep v...

2 04-04-2017 05:06 PM
View pontic's profile

Heard of Rev-a-shelf?

04-03-2017 10:50 PM by pontic

Well here’s Pont-O-shelf.Made three of these things for a clien...

7 04-04-2017 06:24 AM
View ppg677's profile

Feasibility of exterior door

04-04-2017 02:01 AM by ppg677

I have an exterior door on the 2nd story of my home that I’d like to re...

3 04-04-2017 03:15 AM
View John146's profile

Mobile kitchen island - what materials to use and how to join?

04-01-2017 10:26 PM by John146

I offered to make my wife a mobile kitchen island—she just had to pick ...

11 04-03-2017 10:44 PM
View Chuck1685's profile

Question about chevron pattern top.

04-03-2017 01:50 PM by Chuck1685

Hello all. I have been commissioned to build a dining table for one o...

4 04-03-2017 04:35 PM
View MFranklin79's profile

Extra Large Picture Frame

04-03-2017 01:25 PM by MFranklin79

I’ve built a frame for a picture that is 88”x22”. I can&#...

1 04-03-2017 03:17 PM

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