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Drawer Side Thickness

07-02-2017 10:41 PM by Redoak49

I am building a dresser 34” wide and 31” tall from Red Oak . The...

16 07-03-2017 08:51 PM
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sewing desk wings

06-30-2017 11:54 PM by perfesser

Wife needs drop leaves for her sewing table. Not too big a deal. The issue is...

7 07-03-2017 02:36 PM
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Cutting board construction

07-02-2017 01:58 PM by Jeremymcon

I have been thinking about picking up some hard maple to make some cutting bo...

13 07-03-2017 02:20 PM
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FDA approved wood species for food contact

09-04-2012 08:36 PM by PRGDesigns

I just received my latest e-mail blast from Cook Woods. In the e-mail there ...

15 07-02-2017 06:49 PM
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What are these called and where to find a source?

06-13-2017 11:51 PM by mEasurEtwicE1

I am looking for a source to purchase a range of these silver or pewter embel...

4 07-02-2017 04:48 PM
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Needing ideas

06-29-2017 04:44 PM by JCamp

I’m finially gonna get a few hours of shop time over the weekend and th...

18 07-02-2017 04:38 AM
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What wood artist inspires you?

06-27-2017 12:04 AM by DocSavage45

Hey LJ’s, While staining my fence and thinking about other things I&...

56 07-01-2017 02:58 AM
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Scroll Saw Patterns

06-28-2017 07:37 PM by Ged39

Hi Folks, I have always been interested in scroll saw projects. It help...

0 06-28-2017 07:37 PM
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Single person chair and attached table

06-27-2017 04:13 PM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts

Several months ago I made a 2 seater outside bench with a console table in th...

1 06-27-2017 06:10 PM
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Face frame overlap/width of stiles

06-24-2017 01:53 PM by one60fourth

Is there any reason I shouldn’t select a stile width (1 3/4) that provi...

3 06-24-2017 09:33 PM
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Squaring cabinet openings with face frame

06-22-2017 02:15 AM by one60fourth

I’m about ready to attach face frames to new bathroom cabinets I built....

10 06-23-2017 02:02 PM
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Pergola on top of deck or built into framing

06-15-2017 06:20 PM by DIYdad

Good morning guys and gals! My wife has decided that I am to build her a deck...

7 06-21-2017 08:26 PM
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Wood prep for face frame

06-21-2017 12:23 AM by one60fourth

I purchased some milled 3/4 inch poplar for bathroom cabinet face frames. Go...

3 06-21-2017 03:06 AM
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Attaching wood legs to non-wood tabletop

06-19-2017 05:48 PM by BeginnerBowlBill

Hi Folks, I need your input. I’m making a pottery wheel and I’m t...

11 06-20-2017 04:25 AM
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Built In Cabinets near fireplace and heat concerns

06-19-2017 03:40 PM by MrStyle

In the process of making built in cabinets for placement near our fireplace. ...

11 06-19-2017 11:33 PM
View hugepark's profile

Tips or lessons learned about dining tables?

06-19-2017 04:44 AM by hugepark

Been wanting to build a dining table for a while and I have the opportunity n...

6 06-19-2017 05:33 PM
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Picked up a slab of ash to turn into a coffee table

06-18-2017 07:04 PM by FancyShoes

I ordered 5 of these from a local kiln. Picked up the first one to start a...

1 06-19-2017 04:49 PM
View Ben's profile

Tool cabinet door design/opening clearance

06-16-2017 11:03 PM by Ben

Hey there Gang, I’ve built the main tool cabinet and am now setting ...

5 06-17-2017 06:49 PM
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Round kitchen table

06-15-2017 09:04 PM by Nwdesigns

I need some advise on a table top that a customer requested me to build. Curr...

9 06-17-2017 01:25 PM
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Cutting Board Design Software for Mac

08-23-2014 05:32 PM by Don Broussard

I know that there is a cutting board design software for Windows machines. I...

22 06-16-2017 04:16 AM

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