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How to attach torsion box top to base???

03-14-2017 01:47 AM by Walker

So I’m done with the base for my workbench. I’m going to build a...

8 03-16-2017 11:38 PM
View CameronKeel's profile

Help on bandsaw box design

03-16-2017 01:58 PM by CameronKeel

OK, my wife just loves these wonky band saw boxes she see’s on Pinteres...

1 03-16-2017 03:12 PM
View bluephi1914's profile

installing metal hooks for bed rails

03-06-2017 04:14 AM by bluephi1914

Does anyone know what is used to cut the slot that the hooks slide into ? ...

9 03-15-2017 03:11 AM
View JohnGreco's profile

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...

8 03-12-2017 03:06 AM
View derosa's profile

how narrow is too narrow for chair legs?

03-11-2017 10:24 PM by derosa

I’m starting on a new set of dining room chairs, the plan I have calls ...

4 03-11-2017 10:59 PM
View MaxMoody's profile

Looking for hinges for a Flip Top (Reverse leaf) table?

03-10-2017 12:11 PM by MaxMoody

Hi, I’m working on a design for a reverse leaf table. I’m having ...

2 03-10-2017 07:59 PM
View Tishman's profile

Extension dining table with hairpin legs and breadboard ends

03-07-2017 09:32 PM by Tishman

Hello! I’m working on the plan for a dining table but having some ba...

4 03-10-2017 05:17 PM
View Jermey's profile

Design problem...Please help!

03-05-2017 03:55 AM by Jermey

So I began making a table a month or so ago from a plan on Ana White’s ...

18 03-09-2017 04:39 AM
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03-08-2017 09:42 PM by DMCA

Good morning, I have been working on my first Farm table with the trestle bas...

4 03-08-2017 10:00 PM
View derrick3636's profile (online now)

Can anyone explain this tabletop to me?

03-07-2017 09:58 PM by derrick3636

Until recently I thought that a butterfly leaf dining table w...

4 03-07-2017 11:44 PM
View tymsg's profile

Cabinet Refacing

03-06-2017 05:12 PM by tymsg

I have traditional kitchen cabinets, well built, 3/4” plywood, with a 2...

16 03-07-2017 03:59 PM
View jmos's profile

Advise on Drop Front Bar

02-24-2017 02:32 PM by jmos

I’m building a sideboard for a friend, and he wants to include a drop f...

6 03-07-2017 03:21 AM
View Carol's profile

asking for help with counter support

01-29-2017 05:58 PM by Carol

i’m finishing up my laundry room redo; i’ve mounted RTA cabinets ...

21 03-06-2017 11:29 PM
View OFWC's profile

Sliding dovetail bench top?

03-04-2017 05:02 AM by OFWC

The challenge, I am drawing up a smaller workbench that will be traveling wi...

7 03-06-2017 03:14 PM
View maxhall's profile

Ash or Douglas Fir for this project

03-05-2017 09:45 PM by maxhall

So my wife wants me to build her a kitchen table that seats four with a pedes...

8 03-06-2017 03:13 AM
View jmos's profile

Reinforcing a Dado

03-04-2017 09:42 PM by jmos

I’m working out the design of a case piece for a friend (about 60”...

8 03-06-2017 12:43 AM
View LSGss's profile

Small Box Wood Movement Question

03-05-2017 04:01 PM by LSGss

Hello all, Quick question to those with more experience. I am building a s...

6 03-06-2017 12:29 AM
View Marn64's profile

Stanley 45 box making

03-05-2017 07:16 PM by Marn64

So I think it is finally time that I make the blade boxes and the lid to go w...

0 03-05-2017 07:16 PM
View Ryan Sandler's profile

Design for round revolving bookcase?

02-27-2017 01:13 AM by Ryan Sandler

Last week I successfully made a circle cutting jig for my bandsaw, and now I&...

12 03-05-2017 05:29 PM
View Chuck1685's profile

Where to find custom decals for wood?

03-04-2017 01:49 PM by Chuck1685

Hello all. I have recently been commissioned to build a dining table for a lo...

4 03-05-2017 01:35 AM

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