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Tongue and Groove

05-16-2018 06:10 PM by Okie72

Hey all. I am planning on building the attched sliding barn door. Can someon...

9 05-17-2018 06:04 PM
View DJR83's profile

Adding a pergola to an existing deck?

05-14-2018 05:09 PM by DJR83

I have an existing deck on the back of my house, and I’d like to add a pergol...

11 05-17-2018 04:50 PM
View RobHannon's profile

Retractable casters

05-16-2018 07:18 PM by RobHannon

I have been brainstorming how I want to design my workbench and as much as I ...

6 05-17-2018 04:26 PM
View JohnMcClure's profile

Aesthetics of this table design?

05-16-2018 08:41 PM by JohnMcClure

I want to make a tall-ish, small-ish side table to sit next to my recline...

7 05-16-2018 11:42 PM
View Rayray554's profile

Butcherblock-style dining table.

05-15-2018 06:18 PM by Rayray554

Hello, Very new DIY-er here. I’m interested in making a dining table...

6 05-16-2018 01:34 PM
View Eddie_T's profile

Movable Kitchen Island

05-10-2018 05:00 PM by Eddie_T

I am building a small kitchen island. It, will be movable via fixed casters. ...

5 05-13-2018 09:19 PM
View lambinHI's profile

Murphy Style Dining Table

05-09-2018 08:02 PM by lambinHI

I’m trying to build a murphy style dining room table. I recently built a wall...

11 05-11-2018 09:02 PM
View dawgsfan's profile

newbie help please

05-09-2018 08:17 PM by dawgsfan

I am trying to build a table with tracks to help me hold things down, I have ...

15 05-10-2018 07:28 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Simple Breakfast Table with Hairpin Legs--need reinforcement?

05-10-2018 01:35 PM by CharlesA

I’m finally making something 7 months after we decided to move. I don&#...

5 05-10-2018 05:38 PM
View tinhammer's profile

Possible Japanese Tool Box with Tapered Locking Wedge Design

05-10-2018 12:15 PM by tinhammer

I put together the attached set of plans for a Japane...

5 05-10-2018 03:58 PM
View adot45's profile

Mission or Arts & Crafts Square Buttons

05-04-2018 02:35 PM by adot45

Hello, not sure this is the right forum for this question but I’m tryin...

14 05-10-2018 01:03 PM
View JCamp's profile

Planter ideas needed

05-06-2018 08:19 PM by JCamp

I’m not sure the right word is planter but it’s FINALLY spring/summer in Ohio...

5 05-09-2018 03:14 PM
View 82SC's profile

Advise on a hybrid vise design

01-22-2018 03:33 PM by 82SC

Hey guys. Long time lurker So I’m trying to design a workbench to suit my ...

3 05-03-2018 04:01 PM
View PassMeTheBandAids's profile

Scrap Hickory flooring

04-27-2018 01:26 AM by PassMeTheBandAids

Hello, I’m a somewhat beginner woodworker. My neighbor just finished pu...

14 05-03-2018 01:38 AM
View NeophyteGrant's profile

Jointing Laminated 2x Benchtop before or after glue up.

05-01-2018 04:19 PM by NeophyteGrant

I’m building one of the many 2x SYP bench tops out there in the world a...

7 05-02-2018 02:13 PM
View JP4LSU's profile

Kamado Grill Table

04-26-2018 01:06 PM by JP4LSU

Hey guys, some of you have made some great looking tables for you Big Green E...

18 04-30-2018 04:57 PM
View woodyourather's profile

Table saw infeed extension

04-29-2018 08:36 PM by woodyourather

After looking through websites and YouTube I still haven’t really seen what I...

8 04-30-2018 10:16 AM
View JonC123's profile

Accurate measurement and wood prep help

04-23-2018 12:42 PM by JonC123

I’ve built a couple of ugly, crooked bookcases and shelves before but I...

27 04-28-2018 10:33 PM
View scjetson's profile

Looking for plans

04-27-2018 09:48 PM by scjetson

I have been trying unsuccessfully to find plans for this great looking Amish ...

1 04-28-2018 04:03 AM
View MissouriBoatRide's profile

Chipped and beat up butcher block table help

04-27-2018 02:22 PM by MissouriBoatRide

I managed to get my hands on a couple of old high school shop tables (64̶...

8 04-28-2018 01:05 AM

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