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1/2", 5/8" or 3/4" ply for cabinets

03-11-2013 12:40 AM by EWJSMITH

Hi all, I have another basement bar job coming up and I’ve put toget...

10 03-11-2013 09:45 PM
View ubermick's profile

First "ambitious" project - an eyepiece case (IDIOTIC NEWBIE ALERT!!)

02-09-2013 09:09 PM by ubermick

Ahoy, Jocks! Okay, I’ve been lurking about on here for a month, pick...

11 03-11-2013 09:44 PM
View Bob Areddy's profile

Preventing a door from closing "too far" for a full inset

12-03-2009 05:54 PM by Bob Areddy

So I built some cabinets for my bar in the basement, full inset, face frame a...

13 03-11-2013 09:41 PM
View KennyBuildit's profile

Suggestions for Plans

03-10-2013 09:10 PM by KennyBuildit

Hey all, So I’ve got a few books for birthdays and Christmas with so...

4 03-11-2013 01:41 AM
View HickoryHill's profile

Spalted Maple texture for Sketchup?

03-09-2013 08:57 PM by HickoryHill

Been doing some searching, but not really finding anything. Anyone have a sp...

2 03-09-2013 09:18 PM
View drpdrp's profile

Bedframe design

03-08-2013 08:37 PM by drpdrp

I’ve been surfing pictures and researching some of the posts here on be...

10 03-09-2013 03:38 PM
View Lee Barker's profile

Reflecting on your journey establishing your own standards for your work

03-07-2013 05:20 PM by Lee Barker

What kind of process has that been? Linear? Gradual? Like handsaw teeth? ...

21 03-09-2013 08:08 AM
View AJswoodshop's profile

A simple router table,

10-13-2012 02:17 AM by AJswoodshop

I have been spending a lot of time designing a router table, and I’m fi...

21 03-09-2013 02:28 AM
View UKCat's profile

Advice building a router table

12-22-2012 01:19 AM by UKCat

Hi everyone, I am getting an Incra 27”x43” router table top for C...

3 03-08-2013 07:13 AM
View bandit571's profile

Base unit, for a tray?

03-04-2013 04:54 PM by bandit571

I have two such trays. Both were designed to sit on an electric range when t...

4 03-07-2013 05:42 PM
View Pabs's profile

width of stile and rails

03-07-2013 02:36 PM by Pabs

I have some kitchen cabinets that I’m reworking.. they have a nice soli...

12 03-07-2013 05:25 PM
View Peteyb's profile

Google SketchUp Cut list problems

01-11-2013 03:54 AM by Peteyb

I am trying to install cut list for Google Sketchup but can not get it to sho...

6 03-07-2013 04:58 PM
View Gene Lair's profile

Designing Antique Replics and concern about Wood Expansion on doors

03-07-2013 08:14 AM by Gene Lair

I have some pictures of my project I am working on and they a...

0 03-07-2013 08:14 AM
View Marcus's profile

Modern Federal Style Desk Leg?

03-04-2013 02:52 PM by Marcus

So Im not a big fan of federal style furniture. I appreciate the craftsmansh...

24 03-07-2013 05:59 AM
View exterminate's profile

French Cleat for floating shelves?

03-06-2013 03:21 PM by exterminate

Good morning Jocks, Is a french cleat strong / secure enough for floating ...

6 03-06-2013 06:11 PM
View George_SA's profile

Amazing doors

03-06-2013 05:55 PM by George_SA

I came across this amazing door. I have always admired the skill in creating ...

0 03-06-2013 05:55 PM
View ROB_IN_MN's profile

Walk-in Closet design

03-04-2013 08:12 PM by ROB_IN_MN

We’re going to be building a house this summer and I’m going to b...

5 03-06-2013 02:29 PM
View WoodenFrog's profile

A newer blog on Bentwood Rings! I just Found on Instructables!

03-06-2013 04:12 AM by WoodenFrog

Hey fellow LJ’s members, I just found this on the Instructables web sit...

1 03-06-2013 10:34 AM
View Don Broussard's profile

Hidden in Plain Sight

03-04-2013 05:05 PM by Don Broussard

My brother sent me this short video of a cabinet with shelves that have their...

8 03-05-2013 04:45 PM
View Lumpyx's profile

What to do with scrap oak?

03-04-2013 12:11 AM by Lumpyx

I have a few (about 30 or so) pieces of oak between 3 and 4’ and 3/4...

10 03-05-2013 05:28 AM

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