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08-02-2016 12:32 PM

Butcher Block Island - 11 replies

Hey all! I am about to get started on my Butcher Block Island, but realized I missed a very important aspect of the design. Lumber is already milled and cut so redesigning the project is not an option. The island is about 84 inches long, 60.25 inches wide at one end, and 39 inches at the other. This island top rests on very deep cabinets...

10-05-2015 05:46 PM

Sketchup Problems - 8 replies

So I recently took the plunge and downloaded Sketchup. Pretty intuitive, haven’t had a whole lot of issues with it, but am having a problem doing the cut list using cutlist. I think, the problem is that I have duplicate components. When I run cutlist, it shows 3 back panels, 3 top panels, etc. Tried using cleanup, no joy. I can pull...

09-12-2015 11:57 AM

Help with Design - 9 replies

Good Morning All, I am wanting to build an elevated dog feeder with storage underneath. I am not wanting to do anything crazy. Am thinking basic ideas here. In my mind I am imagining 1.5×1.5 frames- dado’d to accept some luan to give it that raised panel look, but much more simply. Joinery would all be pocket hole and glue, b...

03-03-2015 05:04 PM

Curly Maple Finishing Plans, would like input - 27 replies

Hey all, I am going to be starting a project pretty soon, and while I did an insane amount of research beforehand, I really want to double check my plan to make sure I am on the right track. A little background – I build hifi speakers, varying from small bookshelf to large towers. Normally, I have constructed my cabs from 3/4MDF and...

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