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09-21-2013 06:49 PM

Pricing for built-in cabinets - 16 replies

Like most other jocks on here, I do woodworking because i LOVE it!! For me, this is a hobby, so i haven’t come up with an hourly rate. I designed and built something for a friend/business owner once and they were shocked at how low the price was. I was a sucker. I dont want to repeat that. I am building something e...

03-01-2010 07:11 AM

"I'd love to build you a 12 ft conference table" WTFlip? - 12 replies

I need some advice on tackling a project. After building a few kids tables for someone, she asked if I would be interested in building a 12ft conference table. And I told her of course. What was I thinking? Once I started thinking about it, I realized I was in over my head. Should I go with lumber (I’ll have to tool up first, couse I ...

01-21-2010 06:01 PM

Platform bed construction - 8 replies

I recently built a platform bed, but struggled with how to support it. I essentially just built a “wall”, topped it with MDF and some trim, and then used bun feet in the corners to get it off the ground. Each of the sides were made by gluing and screwing two 1×4’s together. The ends are single 1×4’s, and the ...

01-25-2009 01:19 AM

Farm Table - 6 replies

I am building a dining table using > 100 yr old wood (pine). I reclaimed the wood myself from a house that is about to be pushed over and burned. So far, I have attached the rails to the tapered legs using M&T that are also pinned with dowels. I have the boards (~5-6 ” wide ea & 1 ” thick) all ready to be assembled for the...


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