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View deebee's profile

Need help constructing a wooden toy

07-18-2015 04:01 AM by deebee

Hi everyone; I don’t know here else to go to try to find this info. G...

2 07-18-2015 04:31 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Wood choice for Outdoor kitchen

07-17-2015 07:13 PM by PhillipRCW

I was asked to bid a job for an outdoor kitchen. The customer wants it all to...

2 07-17-2015 09:48 PM
View Murdock's profile

Need some Hinge Advice

07-15-2015 03:15 PM by Murdock

I am working on a design for a cabinet to hold kids art supplies. I plan t...

1 07-17-2015 02:03 PM
View connortn's profile

Front vise with hand wheel?

07-13-2015 07:38 PM by connortn

t I have been trying to find answers to concerning workbench vices. I think ...

12 07-17-2015 05:44 AM
View nogeel's profile

Ana White Sideboard - Recommended Design Changes/Humidity

07-09-2015 08:55 PM by nogeel

My wife would like me to build this sideboard from I need advi...

18 07-17-2015 03:24 AM
View Sanderguy777's profile

Knife block finish and wood ideas

07-11-2015 09:28 AM by Sanderguy777

I want to build a knife block. I am thinking either pine or some fairly dark ...

8 07-16-2015 04:37 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Cello stand question

07-15-2015 07:29 PM by kmetzger

I’m thinking about giving this cello stand a try: http://mydadsfurnitur...

4 07-16-2015 04:29 PM
View whiteshoecovers's profile

How do I make this fence

07-11-2015 01:13 PM by whiteshoecovers

Specifically, how would you make the horizontal beam through which all of the...

15 07-16-2015 01:37 PM
View fiddlebanshee's profile

Gateleg dropleaf table

07-15-2015 12:21 AM by fiddlebanshee

I want to make a cutting table for my sewing room that is tall, so that I can...

2 07-15-2015 03:30 PM
View InstantSiv's profile

Tolerance levels you build to?

07-08-2015 06:17 AM by InstantSiv

Just curious what tolerances everyone out there builds to. I’m 1/8th...

29 07-14-2015 08:12 PM
View boston_guy's profile

Installing prehung door 101

06-02-2015 04:08 AM by boston_guy

I bought a prehung exterior door to replace a very old one (the condo buildin...

11 07-14-2015 02:57 PM
View BrianG0714's profile

Shopping Cart Plans

07-13-2015 04:57 AM by BrianG0714

My granddaughter wants me to make her a shopping cart. I have searched the we...

5 07-13-2015 10:05 PM
View rhybeka's profile

ideas on working with really small pieces

07-11-2015 12:46 AM by rhybeka

Hi all! I’m in the process of assembling a marking gauge from a kit ...

12 07-11-2015 08:03 PM
View DevilDogNurse's profile

How to go about building this

10-22-2010 03:21 PM by DevilDogNurse

Ok, This is a Tantra Chair…. It’s meant for …. ADULT activi...

49 07-11-2015 07:54 PM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

Gluing cross-grain top on small (2" wide) box...OK?

07-10-2015 05:13 PM by BinghamtonEd

So I want to make a small (roughly 2” wide x 3” long internal dim...

3 07-10-2015 07:44 PM
View ClammyBallz's profile

Face Frame Cabinets

07-09-2015 06:06 PM by ClammyBallz

I want to make two storage cabinets for my shop out of white melamine to matc...

7 07-10-2015 03:46 AM
View BRef's profile

Mission Style Dining Table

07-09-2015 07:19 PM by BRef

I am beginning a build of a mission style dining table culled from a few desi...

4 07-10-2015 03:15 AM
View HuckFinn's profile

Border Templates?

07-09-2015 12:59 AM by HuckFinn

I need to make a round 3.5” border for a project I’m in middle of...

3 07-09-2015 11:53 PM
View jimmyhopps's profile

How much cross grain glue before danger sets in?

07-09-2015 03:30 PM by jimmyhopps

I’m at the last step in my table build. It’s somewhat of a tress...

6 07-09-2015 05:57 PM
View ChrisBarrett's profile

How to design a cabinet/stand strong enough to hold weight of planer

07-07-2015 08:32 PM by ChrisBarrett

Hello all, first poster here!I have a Makita 2040 planer, and it weighs about...

13 07-09-2015 12:14 AM

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