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New wall unit project completed today :)

07-15-2013 11:48 PM by ,

Anyone interested, I posted a new white wall unit project in my projects page...

3 09-01-2013 04:48 PM
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Chess Set

07-07-2013 10:30 PM by isu1977

I’m looking for a set of plans for a Chess Set that appeared in Tod...

1 08-30-2013 11:33 PM
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custom full-extension slides with wood stops

08-28-2013 03:17 AM by Steelpapa

I saw a picture of a jewelry cabinet and the gentleman said he made the full ...

4 08-30-2013 11:33 PM
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Pottery Wheel Project

07-23-2013 01:25 AM by Harry_Ch

Has anyone out there uses or built a pottery wheel? Looking to build a kickwh...

6 08-30-2013 11:07 PM
View Charlie's profile

Not sure exactly where this question fits...

08-29-2013 03:03 PM by Charlie

Finishing? Lumber? .... anyways… I have a piece of 3/4” thick ...

13 08-30-2013 03:34 PM
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Designing a folding fireplace mantel

07-24-2013 01:55 PM by Roibeárd

My brother has asked me to build him a fireplace mantel for his weekend cabin...

3 08-29-2013 04:11 PM
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Slab table help

08-26-2013 08:29 AM by TIB

Hi all! I’ve recently acquired a couple of large old growth Douglas fir...

3 08-27-2013 05:14 PM
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scroll sawing a round bowl

08-26-2013 10:40 PM by lumer

i need to make a bowl for my daughter to hold her knitting thread ball, i k...

1 08-27-2013 12:34 AM
View Charlie's profile

OK, I'm agonizing over how to best make this cut...

08-25-2013 07:03 PM by Charlie

Building my easel. It has a sliding frame within a frame. The design calls fo...

7 08-26-2013 07:43 PM
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Uses for old Horse bits

08-24-2013 06:08 PM by Everett1

Hello all, My Mother in Law volunteers at Sunnyside Equestrian Center in N...

7 08-26-2013 02:45 AM
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How Many Legs?

08-24-2013 08:34 PM by John88

I’m thinking about putting together a custom bar-height table for group...

4 08-25-2013 09:52 PM
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PVC pipe for compressed air

08-18-2013 10:54 PM by MrRon

I know this topic has been brought up many times in the past on this and othe...

70 08-25-2013 09:32 PM
View Charlie's profile

Plug cutter?

08-24-2013 02:10 PM by Charlie

So I’m working on my new easel and part of it involves putting screws T...

18 08-25-2013 10:25 AM
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bathroom cabinet with pop-up vanity mirror

08-24-2013 04:26 AM by tanglefoot

I am in the proces of building a bathroom cabinet to sit opposite the throne,...

1 08-25-2013 07:52 AM
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need suggestions on "Mother of All Wedding Benches"

08-24-2013 04:56 PM by yellabret

ok, daughter and wife asked me to make a wedding bench for my daughters weddi...

8 08-25-2013 04:12 AM
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I Need Help Designing Camper-Jack Platforms

08-18-2013 07:58 PM by poopiekat

We’re usually pretty lucky with whatever campsite we’ve reserved,...

12 08-25-2013 04:05 AM
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Exhibition of Interest

08-24-2013 04:24 PM by groland

I ran across today this exhibition “Against the Grain” on Postmod...

1 08-24-2013 04:58 PM
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Upholstered Dining Chair Plans

08-23-2013 02:44 AM by Tango

Hi, Just wondering if someone has a plan for these contemporary upholstere...

4 08-24-2013 02:31 PM
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09-14-2012 10:09 PM by dartzt

I am new to this site and totaly amazed at the helpfulness of its members! H...

7 08-23-2013 01:10 PM
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Router table redesign: need help with dust collection

08-22-2013 03:28 AM by GerardW

So I’ve had this bench top shop made router table for a couple months n...

4 08-23-2013 02:45 AM

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