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03-15-2020 08:17 AM

Life Changes in a Flash - 16 replies

Four months ago, my son-in-law was doing what he usually did – spending his spare time helping a fellow church member complete a project. Left alone for just a few minutes, the man returned to find Gary (age 59) on the cement pad, having fallen from about 25 feet. Gary remained totally unresponsive for three very long days in a hospital ...

08-18-2014 08:31 PM

Inexpensive Paint Sprayers - 12 replies

Hope this is the correct place to ask these questions. On a tight budget. I’ve read articles about the performance of turbo paint sprayers such as Earlex(?), Rockler, Harbor Freight, etc… (1) If you were in the market, which one would serve you best, and (2) If you have one of these under $150 sprayers does it perform to your e...

05-18-2014 09:22 PM

Dis-essembling table legs (Glue) - 1 reply

I am helping a neighbor “refresh” a table. Its not a full refinishing project as it does not need it. However, she had a dog that liked the table legs. One is chewed too badly to simply refinish or refresh. I need to copy it best I can and replace it. I have removed the screws from the bottom of one of the sets of legs (look li...

05-01-2012 11:38 PM

Material for the top of a jewelry box - 6 replies

In progress is a jewelry box. Mostly white pine. Five drawers 2×18wx13.5d. Overall its 19.5 wide, 15×15 d/h. Looked at 3/4 for the top but it looks massive when most of the wood is 1/2. Sides are 3/4 similar to a raised panel construction. Question: What can I used that is about 1/2 thick for the top that when finished, will lo...

05-01-2012 11:24 PM

Material for the top of a jewelry box - 0 replies

In progress is a jewelry box. Mostly white pine. Five drawers 2×18wx13.5d. Overall its 19.5 wide, 15×15 d/h. Looked at 3/4 for the top but it looks massive when most of the wood is 1/2. Sides are 3/4 similar to a raised panel construction. Question: What can I used that is about 1/2 thick for the top that when finished, will lo...

12-23-2011 06:53 PM

Plain trunk storage chest/trunk - 13 replies

I want to store standard 5 gal gasoline containers in a trunk – outside away from the house. Does anyone have plans that are simple, that I could modify to accept inside measurements of 44” long, 23” tall by 20” deep. This is not a piece of furniture. I need to store 5, 5 gal standard plastic gas containers for my 550...


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