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02-14-2010 08:54 AM by bill merritt

Can anyone tell me how to protect the end grain from turning dark when staini...

5 02-16-2010 06:49 PM
View JShane's profile

Aspen Work Bench?

02-15-2010 08:06 PM by JShane

I am starting to design a work bench and am trying to choose material. I live...

4 02-16-2010 06:18 PM
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Jefferson's bookstand--a total geekgasm

09-17-2009 07:40 AM by naomi weiss

Hi everyone. I have seen Roy Underhill build this, but he didn’t give d...

40 02-16-2010 02:04 AM
View surfNkate's profile


10-30-2009 10:54 PM by surfNkate

Hey Everyone!! I am a college student who is making a wooden surfboard for...

5 02-16-2010 12:32 AM
View davecohn's profile

need plan for dining table that expands from the ends

02-14-2010 01:39 AM by davecohn

I want to buy an awesome slab of wood and make a dining room table out of it....

5 02-16-2010 12:26 AM
View Douglas Krueger's profile

Bed Rail Connectors

02-14-2010 03:44 PM by Douglas Krueger

I am about to venture into a new project of building our new son a heirloom b...

3 02-15-2010 05:28 PM
View mnorusis's profile

brass rod for wodden plane pin

02-02-2010 07:01 PM by mnorusis

I’m working my way towards making my first wooden hand plane. For th...

4 02-15-2010 03:31 PM
View JJohnston's profile

Building a teeter totter

02-14-2010 05:44 PM by JJohnston

My 4 year old niece wants me to build her a teeter totter. Does anybody have ...

4 02-15-2010 03:16 PM
View MikeInPenetanguishene's profile

Breadboard ends

02-14-2010 06:43 AM by MikeInPenetanguishene

I’m trying to find some information on breadboard jointing. What’...

3 02-15-2010 05:51 AM
View Ryanf's profile

Need Help with wife project

02-13-2010 07:44 AM by Ryanf

Hello I am new to this website and woodworking. My father has been making woo...

9 02-14-2010 10:24 PM
View arteest's profile

Looking for rotating casters how-to from Wood mag #178 outfeed table article

02-14-2010 05:32 PM by arteest

Hi folks, Does anyone have a reference on how the casters operate on the o...

1 02-14-2010 07:38 PM
View irishcolleen's profile

Advice on joinery for benchtop

01-28-2010 07:01 PM by irishcolleen

I would appreciate any suggestions on how I should join the pieces of the ent...

8 02-14-2010 07:08 AM
View londonlad's profile

Solid wood edge on MDF Core?

02-13-2010 01:12 AM by londonlad

I’m considering a project that involves a circular VENEERED table top w...

6 02-13-2010 07:44 PM
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02-12-2010 06:17 AM by jim1mckenna

I am having problems with components, I make a component made a copy, and whe...

9 02-13-2010 07:12 AM
View Jerry's profile

Maple Wall Unit

01-31-2010 12:19 AM by Jerry

Hey everyone. I just posted my first project on this web page. I have been ...

3 02-12-2010 05:59 AM
View Alan S's profile

Kitchen Cabinet Trim

02-10-2010 06:52 PM by Alan S

My kitchen and living room flow seamlessly together. In the future, I want t...

3 02-10-2010 07:07 PM
View siouxdawgs0409's profile

Work shop bench

02-10-2010 02:20 AM by siouxdawgs0409

I have seen a bench plan in wood magazine’s Dec shop magazine and was w...

1 02-10-2010 03:55 AM
View NY_Rocking_Chairs's profile

Anyone know how to make an adjustable dough board?

01-31-2010 03:24 PM by NY_Rocking_Chairs

So my sister inquired if I would make her an adjustable dough board. I tol...

14 02-10-2010 02:43 AM
View Maveric777's profile

Outdoor Cedar Protection?

02-01-2010 03:04 PM by Maveric777

Hey everyone, I am trying to put my ducks in a row and think a few steps ahea...

5 02-09-2010 01:31 PM
View bigike's profile

TS blade wobble

02-09-2010 04:34 AM by bigike

Anyone know how or where i can get info on how to fix TS run out i gues it...

4 02-09-2010 09:22 AM

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