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Cigar Box Humidor

04-14-2013 06:42 PM by Reaper417

Hey guys, pretty new to woodworking, so I’m not a pro.A friend asked if...

5 05-24-2013 08:52 PM
View JustJoe's profile

Panel Glue-Up, How Many Boards?

05-23-2013 01:57 PM by JustJoe

I didn’t know if this should go here or in Joinery or ??? so if it̵...

7 05-23-2013 03:01 PM
View Charlie's profile

board & batten over 2x4 frame - stability question

05-22-2013 12:28 PM by Charlie

8×10 garden shed for wife. While roofing this I noticed the whole thing ...

13 05-23-2013 02:31 AM
View Underdog's profile

Creating compound curves with plywood?

05-20-2013 08:18 PM by Underdog

How would you create a compound curve in plywood? Say for this kind of hoo...

18 05-22-2013 06:00 PM
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Sketchup compatibility with Windows 8

05-20-2013 08:21 PM by Furnitude

Are there any Sketchup users out there who use it on a Windows 8 computer? A...

8 05-21-2013 07:36 PM
View CartersWhittling's profile

Best Shave Horse Design?

01-13-2012 01:57 AM by CartersWhittling

Hello. I have some wood for a shave horse I want to make, but am contemplatin...

11 05-21-2013 07:09 PM
View Lee Barker's profile

Have you built a twin over queen bunk bed?

08-22-2011 10:22 PM by Lee Barker

If you did, and you liked the plans, I’d appreciate some more info. ...

8 05-21-2013 03:40 PM
View adamclyde's profile

Do I need extra support on the legs of a writing desk?

05-20-2013 05:06 PM by adamclyde

I’m in the final planning stages of a desk I’m making for my son....

11 05-21-2013 09:42 AM
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Installing Sketchup Cutlist

05-20-2013 01:13 AM by jack4002

Installing this program has been my worst nightmare. Have downloaded/deleted ...

3 05-20-2013 07:04 PM
View Marcus's profile

Large rocking horse plans?

05-20-2013 12:34 PM by Marcus

Does anyone have a site w/ plans for a larger rocking horse? I bought the pl...

1 05-20-2013 12:50 PM
View woodify's profile

Freestanding sign post design

03-12-2013 03:04 AM by woodify

I’ve been asked to build a freestanding sign post and signs. There will...

8 05-20-2013 02:06 AM
View SeaBob's profile

Hand Tool Lovers

12-16-2012 06:37 PM by SeaBob

I am just curious as to how people here like working with hand tools, opposed...

21 05-19-2013 04:51 PM
View DonJ's profile

Table Top Size

05-18-2013 11:59 PM by DonJ

I have some mesquite slabs about 4’ long and 10 or so inches wide, with...

4 05-19-2013 12:23 AM
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Design Inspiration needed: Retail Service Counter

05-16-2013 10:20 PM by ten4cmor

Hi LJ’s, I was asked by my father to build a service counter for a w...

5 05-17-2013 04:49 PM
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How to Design This Lamp Base?

05-16-2013 03:37 AM by tool_junkie

We need some new lamps for our home and I am thinking of building a pair like...

2 05-16-2013 04:56 PM
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05-16-2013 04:03 PM by MarkSr

Hi LJ’s I have had answers both ways on this and looking for your in...

7 05-16-2013 04:45 PM
View RinnyTin's profile

attractive hooks for butcher block table?

05-15-2013 08:40 PM by RinnyTin

I’ve built a butcher block table for my kitchen, and have the idea of h...

3 05-16-2013 01:22 AM
View kenzaburo's profile

designing waterfall butcherblock island

05-15-2013 09:47 AM by kenzaburo

Hi all, New to the forum and relatively new to woodworking. For about four...

1 05-16-2013 01:12 AM
View kdc68's profile

Free Router Table Plans

05-14-2013 09:51 PM by kdc68

I seen this link in The plans appear complete and itR...

1 05-15-2013 01:08 AM
View rhybeka's profile

Easy measurement conversions?

05-11-2013 10:36 PM by rhybeka

So I’m probably going to show my newbieness here but I’d rather b...

10 05-14-2013 12:29 PM

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