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Graduation gift ideas?

05-08-2017 12:39 AM by bues0022

So I like to think the collective internet has more ideas than just myself...

2 05-08-2017 12:52 AM
View Carol's profile

She Shed / guesthouse

04-03-2017 02:33 PM by Carol

hiring subs to help build my shed. once i order the doors, skylights and wind...

27 05-07-2017 03:51 PM
View JohnnyBoy1981's profile

Question About My End Table Made of 2x4's and Pocket Joints Project

05-06-2017 08:27 PM by JohnnyBoy1981

Hi all, I had scoured the internet awhile back trying to find relatively s...

8 05-07-2017 02:45 AM
View MashMaster's profile

In a bit of a pickle

05-03-2017 08:14 PM by MashMaster

OK, I am regretting a key step in my table top build. I actually feel pretty...

11 05-04-2017 09:49 PM
View jklingel's profile

Locating the T-slot and router on a router table top

04-27-2017 05:48 AM by jklingel

I have an old drafting table that I am using for the top on my Stormin’...

14 05-04-2017 07:39 PM
View FarmerintheWoods's profile

Drill bit size and type for this project?

05-04-2017 02:06 PM by FarmerintheWoods

I am working on a project that will use a variety of hardwoods, primarily bla...

5 05-04-2017 06:45 PM
View thomasfurman's profile

Chicken coop plans?

01-28-2017 09:24 PM by thomasfurman

Looking to make a chicken coop this spring. Any tried and true online plans t...

9 05-04-2017 10:50 AM
View christherookie's profile

How to assemble an uneven frame?

05-01-2017 07:18 PM by christherookie

My daughter wants me to build a large frame with the center being a sheet of ...

5 05-02-2017 01:42 AM
View Greg Sherman 's profile

sliding barn door

04-28-2017 06:26 PM by Greg Sherman

Interested in getting some ideas for a sliding barn door. Has anyone bought a...

9 05-01-2017 04:10 PM
View Ben's profile

Box lid design

04-30-2017 10:02 PM by Ben

So, making this box for girlfriend. As usual I never bother doing design work...

4 05-01-2017 01:39 AM
View Ben's profile

Quadrant hinges for jewelry box?

04-29-2017 06:22 PM by Ben

Making my girlfriend a dovetailed box for her birthday. I’d like the...

3 04-30-2017 09:53 PM
View dead's profile

Chess board issues / questions

04-28-2017 11:30 PM by dead

So I started making a chess board a few years ago. I used wenge from rockler...

7 04-29-2017 09:28 PM
View tschmidty68's profile

Recommendations for walnut table legs

04-24-2017 04:41 AM by tschmidty68

Need some advice on what to build for legs (30-33 inches tall) for a piece of...

1 04-29-2017 04:22 AM
View Bradb7888's profile

How do I build inexpensive furniture for people?

04-27-2017 03:37 AM by Bradb7888

I just posted a different question and got such an overwhelming helpful respo...

16 04-28-2017 04:31 AM
View Tedstor's profile

Workbench tops

04-24-2017 02:13 PM by Tedstor

So I bought the below workbench 4-5 years ago and its been serving me well (a...

17 04-28-2017 02:14 AM
View Tom's profile

Restoring old VW Wood steering wheel

04-27-2017 02:35 AM by Tom

One of my son’s friends has an old VW Bug. He picked up a new to him s...

4 04-27-2017 11:20 AM
View Bradb7888's profile

Need help sizing boards for coffee table

04-26-2017 03:25 AM by Bradb7888

I’m looking for advice for a farm style coffee table and end tables I p...

6 04-27-2017 03:27 AM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Finding X leg angles

04-21-2017 09:49 PM by PhillipRCW

Has anyone worked with any online tools to help determine the correct angles ...

19 04-25-2017 03:48 PM
View beaujacques's profile

best wood for rocker for rocking airplane

04-25-2017 02:10 PM by beaujacques

hi i’m building a rocking airplane and was wondering if poplar is a ...

2 04-25-2017 02:31 PM
View Kelly's profile

What To Do With a Few Hundred Pounds of Acrylic & Plexi?

04-24-2017 04:03 PM by Kelly

I posted a gloat about a freebie score I made on enough plexi and acrylic it ...

5 04-25-2017 01:52 AM

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