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Cross legs for picnic table

08-08-2017 03:18 PM by dfox52

What is the best way to layout the diagonal half lap cuts for “X”...

5 08-08-2017 06:35 PM
View toolie's profile

anyone ever deal with MTM Wood

08-06-2017 04:52 PM by toolie

I’m looking to start making end grain cutting boards and MTM Wood in (a...

8 08-08-2017 05:22 AM
View Bohaiboy's profile

Sketchup Issue

08-08-2017 12:28 AM by Bohaiboy

So i have fallen in love with SKP, but it is an early courtship with a lot of...

3 08-08-2017 05:12 AM
View Chucknbob's profile

Help designing a queen bed

08-07-2017 12:24 AM by Chucknbob

So I’m looking at building a queen size bed frame/headboard. However, I...

2 08-07-2017 04:54 AM
View oskretc's profile

Yet another workbench question

08-03-2017 01:19 PM by oskretc

Hi Everyone. Total newbie here. I’m in the process to design a ne...

10 08-06-2017 02:21 PM
View hairy's profile

Going down the rabbit hole

08-04-2017 02:24 PM by hairy

I’m working up the nerve to try some end grain cutting boards. Having n...

6 08-04-2017 09:58 PM
View Sidehobby's profile

Outdoor Patio Table

08-03-2017 04:26 PM by Sidehobby

Currently in final design stage for an outdoor table made from reclaimed barn...

6 08-04-2017 02:56 AM
View Mrowell's profile

Wood working shop

07-31-2017 02:43 AM by Mrowell

So after nearly two years in our new house my wife is fed up with the basemen...

14 08-01-2017 04:54 PM
View stevematis's profile

How to price this job

07-31-2017 03:24 PM by stevematis

I have to make a riser for a steel cabinet.The riser is 40×28x15.I used ...

22 08-01-2017 11:18 AM
View mangorockfish's profile

Ship Lapping Walls

07-31-2017 03:39 AM by mangorockfish

Not sure if this is the right place for this or not. I’m going to star...

4 08-01-2017 03:24 AM
View JADobson's profile

Battery powered led - lightweight

07-30-2017 07:40 PM by JADobson

Hi everyone – I’m working on a new project and need to put a ligh...

4 08-01-2017 02:01 AM
View Gilley23's profile

Looking for somewhat specific Adirondack plans

07-28-2017 03:18 AM by Gilley23

Guys and gals, I’m looking for Adirondack chair plans that have a littl...

5 08-01-2017 01:49 AM
View MikeUT's profile

Project ideas for Boy Scouts

07-31-2017 03:23 PM by MikeUT

A local Boy Scout troop asked me to teach them the basics of woodworking and ...

5 07-31-2017 09:09 PM
View deadherring's profile

Ground level deck

07-26-2017 11:27 PM by deadherring

Hi all, I’m building some outdoor couches and they will go on the la...

12 07-30-2017 09:15 PM
View deadherring's profile

Protect outside windows

07-28-2017 07:22 PM by deadherring

Hey All, This might be slightly off-topic but was hoping with the knowledg...

19 07-30-2017 07:00 PM
View WarriorWoodshop's profile

ways to make a removable lower panel in trophy cabinet

07-28-2017 05:23 AM by WarriorWoodshop

I have been asked to use my students (those who want this project) to build a...

3 07-28-2017 02:48 PM
View woodbrain's profile

The best way to make a template for stars on a flag

04-04-2016 01:32 AM by woodbrain

I finished this flag today. I’m planning on making a few more. They...

6 07-27-2017 06:46 PM
View totalrewind's profile

Trying to figure out a lumber cart.

07-25-2017 07:50 PM by totalrewind

I’ve been working on a design for a lumber cart to organize extra mater...

15 07-27-2017 12:57 AM
View Tommyups's profile

Shelf plans

07-21-2017 10:56 PM by Tommyups

I built this shelf many years ago and would like to build another one but...

5 07-26-2017 03:14 PM
View Kyle2112's profile

Need Help: Round Over on Thin Boards

07-25-2017 08:45 PM by Kyle2112

Hi Folks, I’m looking for some expertise to solve my problem. How do you rout...

8 07-26-2017 12:35 AM

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