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|11-20-2014 06:54 PM||
Full-Size Bed: Size and Number of Slats - 12 replies
I recently made a “semi-loft” bed for my daughter out of a sheet of 4’ x 10’ x 1-1/8” plywood. The bed is a FULL-SIZED bed and is designed to lift her bed and give her added storage space in her small bedroom. Here’s my question. I plan to ditch the factory bed springs and simply place the mattress ...
|07-02-2012 04:06 AM||
Photographing Curly Grain - 2 replies
I’m looking for pointers on capturing nice curly grain with a photograph. This pen that I made has grain that is AMAZING. But it’s lost in a still shot. Any suggestions?
|02-18-2012 07:07 PM||
Box Design Options - 11 replies
My dad recently gave me about 30 linear feet of HIGHLY figured maple door casing. It’s far too nice to use to trim a door in our house (and it wouldn’t match our bungalow style anyway). So I decided to use it make a quick box. There’s no magic here. I haven’t even sanded or finished the box yet. For the sides I si...
|01-09-2012 06:15 PM||
Mounting a wall-hung Head board - 10 replies
I’ve almost finished my bed project and am getting ready to finish the head board. I’ve looked at a variety of methods to mount the thing directly to the wall, as it will not be attached to the platform bed. I’ve looked at the “french cleat that Marc over at the Woodwhisperer demonstrates. What have you used and wh...
|10-31-2011 03:05 AM||
Starrett 4" combo square - 15 replies
When I was a kid, my dad had a Starrett 4” combination square—just the right size to slip in a shop apron. Well, I recently found out that someone lifted it. I’d like to get one for him, but I’m not having very good luck. Any suggestions?