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View Glenn Huovinen's profile

Requesting ideas for legs on a table

07-11-2010 02:33 AM by Glenn Huovinen

I bought this piece of figured mytlewood at a wood show. I was thinking of m...

3 07-12-2010 07:00 AM
View Vjeko's profile

bed headboard

07-04-2010 07:31 AM by Vjeko

Hi,could I get a few ideas/opinions on what sort of headboard (design/how to ...

5 07-11-2010 02:58 PM
View TheWoodsmith's profile

Pedistal Table Concerns...

07-07-2010 07:35 AM by TheWoodsmith

I’m looking at utilizing one of Rockler’s Pre-Fab pedistal sets f...

5 07-11-2010 05:12 AM
View kineo's profile

wooden screw top for urns

07-11-2010 12:53 AM by kineo

not a real neat question…but I have the experience to make urns but nee...

1 07-11-2010 03:28 AM
View spamfilterman's profile

what to do with balusters?

07-09-2010 04:49 AM by spamfilterman

My parents came over for the 4th, and my mom dropped off 7 stair balusters fr...

13 07-11-2010 03:20 AM
View Grantman's profile

Working with mica sheets

07-10-2010 07:22 PM by Grantman

Does anyone have any experience working with mica sheets? I’m working...

2 07-11-2010 03:10 AM
View Grantman's profile

How to hide lamp wires?

07-10-2010 07:17 PM by Grantman

I’m designing a floor lamp and I’m trying to figure out how to hi...

5 07-11-2010 02:03 AM
View Alan S's profile

Adjustable Stool Design

07-07-2010 02:13 AM by Alan S

I’ve been wrestling with how to design an adjustable stool for my scrol...

13 07-10-2010 10:09 PM
View BrendanC's profile

how do you turn a leg w/ lateral lines

07-10-2010 01:11 AM by BrendanC

I am looking for a method of recreating a beefy leg (18” x 8”...

7 07-10-2010 07:40 PM
View DonJ's profile

Music Stand Dimensions

07-08-2010 11:28 PM by DonJ

I want to build a music stand but don’t know what might be considered s...

4 07-09-2010 03:58 PM
View Steelpapa's profile

handicap picnic table plans

07-07-2010 03:49 AM by Steelpapa

I work at a company that hires people with special needs mentally and physica...

4 07-07-2010 10:25 PM
View sh2005's profile

Two piece side rails for bed

06-27-2010 05:31 PM by sh2005

Are the side rails of beds always a single piece lengthwise? Has anyone desig...

3 07-07-2010 03:35 PM
View Jeff's profile

Twin bed dimensions

07-06-2010 08:43 PM by Jeff

I’m building a twin bed and using a standard twin mattress, 75” x...

1 07-06-2010 09:16 PM
View newTim's profile

Sketchup Question: Compound Curves for Table Legs?

07-05-2010 11:20 PM by newTim

Guess what? I forgot how to do this. Just trying to make some feet for a bo...

4 07-06-2010 05:58 PM
View Rev. Jim Paulson's profile

DIY Mobile Base

07-04-2010 06:46 PM by Rev. Jim Paulson

Hi, My shop space is much smaller now and I need a way to move my machines...

8 07-06-2010 05:10 PM
View hairy's profile

Lathe indexing chart needed

07-04-2010 02:10 AM by hairy

I’ve googled it, binged it too. I haven’t had any good results. M...

6 07-06-2010 03:07 AM
View groland's profile

Macintosh-compatible furniture design software

07-05-2010 08:04 PM by groland

Hi, I am hoping to learn what Macintosh-compatible software you use (free ...

1 07-06-2010 01:44 AM
View zwwizard's profile

Horiz0ntal Boring

07-04-2010 06:06 PM by zwwizard

I am looking for a plan for a horizontal boring or drilling machine setup.I h...

4 07-04-2010 09:39 PM
View brantley's profile

How to make a homemade wood kiln?

11-09-2009 05:10 PM by brantley

I was wondering if anybody had any plans they would like to share on a home m...

19 07-04-2010 08:45 PM
View ScienceGuy's profile

Need to make Oak waterproof...In the name of science!

06-24-2010 06:56 PM by ScienceGuy

Hi.I just joined after reading a forum post about someone wanting to use wood...

15 07-04-2010 03:46 AM

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