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04-04-2019 01:21 AM

Wedding Arch Stabilization - 9 replies

Hi all, I’m in the process of building the arch for my upcoming wedding and wanted some input on the placement of the stabilization rails(?) I will be putting in at the bottom. The shape of the arch is a hexagon approximately 7ft tall and the joints of the hexagon are attached with glue and dowels. It will look similar to the first 2 pi...

08-10-2018 02:54 PM

Mortise and Tenon Layout - 9 replies

Hi all, I’m fairly new to woodworking and found myself confused with the layout of a through mortise and Tenon for a workbench, specifically the width. I have a 3.5×3.5 leg (mortise) and a 1.5×5.5 rail (Tenon). I’ve seen the rule of thumb for Tenon thickness to be 1/3 the stock making mine 0.5 in and bc this will be a throu...

07-26-2018 02:42 PM

Workbench leg placement - 3 replies

I’m building a workbench and wondering what difference leg position has on the stability (if any). I’m just seeing if there is a difference in stability between having the legs at the extreme corners like this: http://www.bienvenuehouse.com/best-and-simple-workbench-plans/best-simple-workbench-plans/ Versus having the legs offs...


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