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Forum topic by SawdustTX posted 03-06-2014 06:06 PM 6850 views 0 times favorited 12 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-06-2014 06:06 PM

Topic tags/keywords: shelf thickness calculator drawer bottom thickness shelf design

Trying to determine drawer bottom thickness for some new hardware cabinets in my shop. Searching the forums I came across numerous references to the Sagulator for calculating shelf thickness. Problem is the link will not load. I’ve googled it to see if it’s hosted at any other location, but all I find is the original Woodbin link, and I get an error every time I try. All other sites work fine.

Anyone know if Woodbin and the Sagulator have gone “off the air” and/or if there is a similar calculator elsewhere?

http://www.woodbin.com/calcs/sagulator.htm

The error message is not a “can’t be found” which would indicate a bad link, it’s a “cannot connect” or “cannot display” error which typically relates to a down site.

Thanks,
Steve


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#1 posted 03-06-2014 06:23 PM

It was working a couple days ago but not now.

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#2 posted 03-06-2014 06:43 PM

The link is probably sagging!

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#3 posted 03-06-2014 11:26 PM

I just tried mine… connection timed out. It seems to be the entire woodbin.com site as well. Maybe it will come back on??

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#4 posted 03-06-2014 11:27 PM

Mine returned .com is taking too long to respond error.

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#5 posted 03-06-2014 11:30 PM

Never heard of sagulator, if in doubt I will model my project using ANSYS.

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#6 posted 03-09-2014 05:08 AM

It’s operational again.

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#7 posted 06-11-2015 08:13 PM

It is down again for me.
You can click the link below to go to an archive of it though.
https://web.archive.org/web/20140104213050/http://www.woodbin.com/calcs/sagulator.htm

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#8 posted 07-05-2017 12:47 AM

It is operating now, 7/4/17.

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#9 posted 07-05-2017 02:10 AM

Just make ‘em 1/2 inch and git-on-with-it! :-)

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#10 posted 07-05-2017 03:07 AM


Just make em 1/2 inch and git-on-with-it! :-)

- MT_Stringer

What he said. +1

You didn’t say how big your drawers are gong to be. Even 1/4 BB plywood will hold a lot of weight.

This 1/4 inch BB is holding 125 lbs. As a side note all my shop drawers are 1/4 BB.

I measure a 3/16’’ sag in the middle of this drawer. The draw is 22×36.

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#11 posted 07-05-2017 03:13 AM


- AlaskaGuy

You stuck me as being bigger than that :>/

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#12 posted 07-05-2017 03:44 AM


- AlaskaGuy

You stuck me as being bigger than that :>/

- jbay

I am, that picture was taken 35 years ago. I’ve changed some.

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