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Facing of bookshelf made from plywood8

02-20-2016 04:33 PM by The__Dude

I need a book shelf for my home office.Not really needing anything furniture ...

11 02-27-2016 11:18 AM
View PRGDesigns's profile

FDA approved wood species for food contact

09-04-2012 08:36 PM by PRGDesigns

I just received my latest e-mail blast from Cook Woods. In the e-mail there ...

12 02-26-2016 04:05 AM
View Hopman's profile

Need help with built-in TV/Entertainment Nook

02-23-2016 10:36 PM by Hopman

I got some really high quotes to do a built-in for this media nook.https://go...

1 02-25-2016 12:32 AM
View srzsrz's profile

Can you comment on my bed design?

05-26-2014 04:45 AM by srzsrz

This is not exactly “fine furniture” and may be a bit low-brow co...

6 02-24-2016 08:23 PM
View edwood1975's profile

Castors for L shaped legs

02-24-2016 03:37 PM by edwood1975

I’m wondering about a new project that I’m in the design phase, I...

3 02-24-2016 07:36 PM
View synergiesabound's profile

Floating Wenge Shelves with Recessed Led Strip Lighting

02-19-2016 06:36 PM by synergiesabound

Hi Y’all Total newbie here. And I love this thing called woodworkin...

2 02-24-2016 05:41 PM
View jmhockey23's profile

Drum Sander Construction Motor Power Question

02-24-2016 03:33 AM by jmhockey23

Hello, Hopefully I’m posting in the right section and someone can he...

7 02-24-2016 02:52 PM
View greatview's profile

Cremation Urn

02-20-2016 12:53 AM by greatview

Our 15 year old granddaughter died yesterday and I’ve offered her paren...

8 02-24-2016 04:53 AM
View stefang's profile

Anybody Using Sketchup For Marquetry Design?

03-13-2012 09:27 PM by stefang

I want to try doing some marquetry work. My drawing skills aren’t too g...

12 02-23-2016 12:43 PM
View Tony1212's profile

Help with table saw cabinet design

02-08-2016 04:34 PM by Tony1212

This is a picture of my table saw/jointer cart as I got it from my grandfathe...

1 02-22-2016 01:37 AM
View clin's profile

Base Cabinet Face Frame Drawer?

02-20-2016 09:40 PM by clin

I’m getting ready to build some base cabinets for the workshop. These w...

6 02-21-2016 10:36 PM
View Hornnumb2's profile

Kitchen Cabinet Help

02-18-2016 06:32 PM by Hornnumb2

Thanks to the lovely termites, I am needing to replace my Kitchen lower cabin...

7 02-21-2016 03:42 PM
View CJC716's profile

Wood Shop Sign

02-21-2016 02:11 AM by CJC716

Hey everyone, just a quick question. I am making a shop sign for a buddy o...

7 02-21-2016 04:12 AM
View mlindegarde's profile

What wood to use for French Cleat System?

03-21-2012 03:20 AM by mlindegarde

I’m planning to more or less cover one wall of my shop with french clea...

38 02-21-2016 02:58 AM
View woodrow54's profile

patio/deck cooler

02-18-2016 03:04 PM by woodrow54

i am new to the site. I would like to no where to get plans for the patio /de...

1 02-21-2016 02:00 AM
View thefrozenwoodworker's profile

Stickley Fireside Bench

02-20-2016 06:28 PM by thefrozenwoodworker

I’m trying to determine the nature of the joinery between the legs and ...

2 02-21-2016 01:35 AM
View trevor7428's profile

Trying to figure out what profile to use?

02-20-2016 12:05 AM by trevor7428

So I was building a stand for my drill press, with a drawer for drill bits. O...

5 02-20-2016 03:28 PM
View woodbineshark's profile

Wegner CH 28 sawhorse chair

02-07-2016 03:13 PM by woodbineshark

Hi if anyone has plans for this mid century chair please let me know. I am al...

2 02-19-2016 06:01 AM
View The__Dude's profile

Fire place mantel - hollow version to fit over warped original

01-05-2016 04:04 AM by The__Dude

Current fireplace has a 3” thick slab of wood. It is rough cut and war...

9 02-18-2016 12:33 AM
View davidcolley's profile

Classic Wood Center Mount Drawer Slide

02-16-2016 12:45 AM by davidcolley

I’m building a tall dresser and trying to avoid using metal, ball beari...

11 02-17-2016 01:19 PM

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