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Plaque for bell

12-19-2016 04:55 PM by dddddmorgan

So I’ve been commissioned to make a plaque to mount a brass bell on. ...

3 12-27-2016 03:19 PM
View newTim's profile

Learning Art Nouveau & Art Deco Designs and Design Elements

01-19-2010 09:28 AM by newTim

Anyone know a good reference for learning the key design elements of Arts Nou...

5 12-27-2016 07:39 AM
View Joel_B's profile

Nightstand finally done, questions about next one

12-27-2016 12:43 AM by Joel_B

This project has taken me over a year because I can only work on it maybe 8 h...

5 12-27-2016 02:37 AM
View tnine's profile

Help locating recessed castors

12-26-2016 04:34 PM by tnine

Hello all, I’m working with a friend to make a set of drawer sliders....

1 12-26-2016 04:42 PM
View jack951's profile

Hardware sources?

12-21-2016 08:34 PM by jack951

Hey guys- New grandpa here and I’m building a riding toy for my gran...

4 12-26-2016 04:20 PM
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2" Casters for Drill Press Cart?

12-22-2016 12:55 PM by docspencer

I’m buillding a cart for my new benchtop drill press. I’ve spent ...

19 12-23-2016 09:16 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Give me your thoughts on campaign variations

12-22-2016 01:53 AM by CharlesA

I’m thinking of making this campaign chest (Schwarz) for my son who is ...

6 12-22-2016 02:17 PM
View FuNnY718's profile

New to wood working, 3/4 plywood aquarium stand

12-18-2016 08:36 PM by FuNnY718

Hey folks happy holidays, I’m new to wood working and would like to try...

34 12-21-2016 07:41 PM
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Cabinet for DW745 Table Saw and RA1181 Router Table

04-05-2016 01:46 PM by scottkeen

I have a Dewalt DW745 table saw and a Bosch RA1181 router table. I want to pu...

21 12-21-2016 02:51 PM
View RowdyRedRaider's profile

Zebra Wood Urn

12-19-2016 01:57 PM by RowdyRedRaider

My Dad was a big Zebra wood fan. He loved wood boxes. I am trying to find an ...

3 12-21-2016 07:10 AM
View duckyone's profile

Input on Dining Table Build

12-19-2016 01:58 PM by duckyone

Hello! I thought that I had posted previously, but I guess not… so 1st ...

10 12-20-2016 10:33 PM
View Lsuwhodat's profile

Reclaimed Cypress for Desktop

12-19-2016 01:58 PM by Lsuwhodat

Warning: Extreme wood working newbie questions lie below* I was given a g...

4 12-19-2016 04:21 PM
View jekyllman's profile

Input for suspended light fixture

12-16-2016 07:29 PM by jekyllman

I’m looking to replicate this light fixture soon. Obviously the wood p...

4 12-18-2016 04:35 PM
View Stok3d's profile

Medieval Games: Skittles, Toupie Hollandaise, Tyrolean, Spirobille, Roullac, etc

12-13-2016 01:38 PM by Stok3d

It’s Christmas time and Santa refuses to bring anything requiring a pow...

3 12-17-2016 03:50 PM
View Gentile's profile

Wood from Costa Rica

12-15-2016 08:00 PM by Gentile

I picked these up on a recent trip to Costa Rica…According to the guy I...

3 12-17-2016 02:46 PM
View maraziukas's profile

SketchUp or Hand sketching ?

12-12-2016 08:35 PM by maraziukas

Hey fellows.I am a fulltime experienced woodworker with basic SketchUp skills...

19 12-17-2016 06:03 AM
View Josh's profile

Working on building a desk

12-15-2016 11:32 PM by Josh

Hi all,Working on building myself a new computer desk and decided I am going ...

7 12-17-2016 12:57 AM
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12-13-2016 10:39 PM by edwood1975

Hi Guys I hope there is a tech savvy lumberjock that can help me in this ...

3 12-14-2016 06:09 AM
View kdr152004's profile

Thoughts on bookcase ?

12-11-2016 11:42 PM by kdr152004

Hi all, I built my first bookcase recently from baltic birch plywood for ...

16 12-13-2016 01:51 PM
View exacto's profile

Need help with sliding door project!!!

12-12-2016 01:56 PM by exacto

I’m trying to make a sliding bathroom door with a pine side and a recla...

4 12-12-2016 11:52 PM

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