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Exotic Dowels

02-07-2010 04:58 PM by JohnGreco

Does anybody know of a source for exotic dowels? I’ve found this one pl...

16 08-11-2017 06:44 PM
View meestro's profile

Orthodox Ecclesiastical Rotating Chanter Stand...Help?

01-20-2012 10:18 PM by meestro

Wow, what a title! I figured I’d be descriptive enough to give a good i...

9 08-10-2017 11:13 PM
View CanofWorms2's profile

How to brace from flexing? 46" wide door with plywood and 1x3.

05-30-2017 06:12 PM by CanofWorms2

I’m building a door for a basement room with a 46” wide opening. ...

28 08-10-2017 09:35 PM
View JakeK's profile

Farmhouse Bed Design

09-23-2016 06:27 PM by JakeK

OK don’t laugh, but i am planning on building a project from Ana White&...

12 08-10-2017 03:53 AM
View plasma800's profile

laminate on furniture questions

08-09-2017 03:14 PM by plasma800

I’m planning a credenza build. The credenza is spec’d to be co...

16 08-10-2017 03:16 AM
View TungOil's profile

How do you number table leaves?

08-08-2017 06:32 PM by TungOil

I’m finishing up a dining table build with four leaves. The veneer on ...

12 08-09-2017 03:27 AM
View edwood1975's profile

Kitchen Island Design

08-08-2017 09:50 PM by edwood1975

Hi guys, I’m drawing a blank when it come to designing a kitchen isl...

1 08-08-2017 10:23 PM
View dfox52's profile

Cross legs for picnic table

08-08-2017 03:18 PM by dfox52

What is the best way to layout the diagonal half lap cuts for “X”...

5 08-08-2017 06:35 PM
View toolie's profile

anyone ever deal with MTM Wood

08-06-2017 04:52 PM by toolie

I’m looking to start making end grain cutting boards and MTM Wood in (a...

8 08-08-2017 05:22 AM
View Bohaiboy's profile

Sketchup Issue

08-08-2017 12:28 AM by Bohaiboy

So i have fallen in love with SKP, but it is an early courtship with a lot of...

3 08-08-2017 05:12 AM
View Chucknbob's profile

Help designing a queen bed

08-07-2017 12:24 AM by Chucknbob

So I’m looking at building a queen size bed frame/headboard. However, I...

2 08-07-2017 04:54 AM
View oskretc's profile

Yet another workbench question

08-03-2017 01:19 PM by oskretc

Hi Everyone. Total newbie here. I’m in the process to design a ne...

10 08-06-2017 02:21 PM
View hairy's profile

Going down the rabbit hole

08-04-2017 02:24 PM by hairy

I’m working up the nerve to try some end grain cutting boards. Having n...

6 08-04-2017 09:58 PM
View Sidehobby's profile

Outdoor Patio Table

08-03-2017 04:26 PM by Sidehobby

Currently in final design stage for an outdoor table made from reclaimed barn...

6 08-04-2017 02:56 AM
View Tooch's profile

TED'S Woodworking- is it a scam?

02-19-2015 03:48 PM by Tooch

In a moment of weakness, I fell Victim to purchasing a subscription for somet...

54 08-03-2017 04:38 AM
View Mrowell's profile

Wood working shop

07-31-2017 02:43 AM by Mrowell

So after nearly two years in our new house my wife is fed up with the basemen...

14 08-01-2017 04:54 PM
View stevematis's profile

How to price this job

07-31-2017 03:24 PM by stevematis

I have to make a riser for a steel cabinet.The riser is 40×28x15.I used ...

22 08-01-2017 11:18 AM
View mangorockfish's profile

Ship Lapping Walls

07-31-2017 03:39 AM by mangorockfish

Not sure if this is the right place for this or not. I’m going to star...

4 08-01-2017 03:24 AM
View JADobson's profile

Battery powered led - lightweight

07-30-2017 07:40 PM by JADobson

Hi everyone – I’m working on a new project and need to put a ligh...

4 08-01-2017 02:01 AM
View Gilley23's profile (online now)

Looking for somewhat specific Adirondack plans

07-28-2017 03:18 AM by Gilley23

Guys and gals, I’m looking for Adirondack chair plans that have a littl...

5 08-01-2017 01:49 AM

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