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bandit571

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02-05-2016 07:53 PM

Topic tags/keywords: question

Well, to me at least.

Right now, there sits in the house, a sheet of plywood
1/2” ( I measured it to make sure) thick, 72” long, by 48” wide.

The sheet can’t stay where it is at. Little big to try to get down to the Dungeon shop, too many right angle turns.

Need to come up with a “cut list” of some sort. Can haul the sheet outside to cut it up, weather permitting.

Having a time trying to figure out a smallish project for just a sheet of plywood this size…

Don’t want to just hack it apart, just to move it to the shop. This needs a plan of some sort. needs a few ideas to get this thing usable.

Don’t own a tablesaw, just a couple circular saws. Chalk lines can be followed. i tend to split those lines.

No funds in the “account”, have to go with what is on hand.

Looking for a few ideas….....

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use


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Miataguy

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#1 posted 02-05-2016 07:54 PM

Keep us posted…

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bigblockyeti

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#2 posted 02-05-2016 08:08 PM

If you could source something neat to put on the top it sounds like you have a couple small night stands hiding in that sheet. Of course if you go that route, you’d probably want something to cap the corners with and some hardware for a door but I think it’s doable. This, of course, would only work if you actually want two night stands.

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#3 posted 02-05-2016 08:36 PM

Whaddya need? Plane till? Saw till? Saw vise? Storage? Shooting board? Bench hook? Bench stool? Foot stool?

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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bandit571

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#4 posted 02-05-2016 09:41 PM

Not really in need of things for the shop.

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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thirdrail

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#5 posted 02-05-2016 09:58 PM

Take a coin and flip it. Heads it becomes two 48×36, tail it will become two 72×24. Move to basement. Wait for inspiration. Whine come you will discover you need which ever version you don’t have.

-- Third rail

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#6 posted 02-05-2016 10:00 PM



Not really in need of things for the shop.

- bandit571

I’m sorry, I don’t know what that means. ;P

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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BonPacific

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#7 posted 02-05-2016 10:25 PM

Something I’ve done, which we’ve found to be very handy, is make a wooden version of a standard banker’s box. We use these boxes all over for storage of just about anything in the house.

If you have some method of cutting a dado/rabbet (multiple passed with the circular saw if you have a good flat surface to work off), they’ll be super strong. Otherwise, a butt joint with plenty of glue and a couple wood screws should be sufficient.

Drill out your handles, and make a basic lipped lid. You will be surprised how nice it can be to have a strong plywood box laying around.

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bandit571

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#8 posted 02-06-2016 01:33 AM

Much better. I do have a way to do dados…...Stanley No.39

Rebates? Stanley/Wards No.78

Any photo I can go off of?

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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jerryminer

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#9 posted 02-06-2016 02:19 AM

12W x 15L x 10H id

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bandit571

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#10 posted 02-06-2016 03:44 AM

Hmmm…

Boss wants to make a padded head board for the bed…..I cut it to shape she wants, she gets to do the padding and covers. We’ll see how that goes…

Cardboard box? Surely we can do better….

-- A Planer? I'M the planer, this is what I use

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