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06-23-2020 03:53 AM

Need help storing 4x8 sheet lumber in a tight garage. - 23 replies

Hello, I have VERY, VERY limited space in my 2 car garage. I have all my plywood and mdf 4×8 sheets leaning against a metal shelf. I need to make a change so I can access the items on the shelf (if I remove anything from the shelf now the weight of the sheets will knock my shelf over). I really can’t move the sheets anywhere else...

04-05-2020 07:20 PM

2" dado on table saw - 12 replies

Hello, I’m a beginner level woodworker and I want to make a torsion box out of 4” MDF. I’ll be making the lap cuts with an 8” dado blade on the TS. I know making dados and rabbets with a router is normally done with multiple passes, but is that the same with a TS and dado blade? Or do I just cut the entire 2” ...

04-03-2020 02:50 AM

Need advice making CNC enclosure. Please! - 33 replies

Hello, I bought a Shapeoko XXL last month but have been struggling to figure out how to build an enclosure for it. I don’t have any experience building cabinets, cabinet doors, or installing drawers so this is a big venture. I do have a good selection of tools that I feel pretty comfortable using. Though, my only real experience is bu...

02-20-2020 05:26 AM

How do I make this? A three piece corbel painted on the outside and stained on the inside. - 14 replies

Hello, I’m looking for advice on finishing some corbels like the ones pictured below. I know I can’t glue painted or stained wood, so how do I complete this? What’s the steps? Thanks

02-07-2020 07:05 PM

Need advice on making this pattern into a template - 17 replies

Hello, I’m new to woodworking and I want to made some shelf corbels. I drew a pattern but looking for advice on making them. Here’s the pattern: My plan is, on a thin piece of hardboard, to cut the outside with a bandsaw and the inside with a scroll saw. If that’s correct, he’s my two questions: 1. What do ...

12-30-2019 12:49 AM

How to cut a groove or dado into the edge of 2x for floating shelf bracket? - 10 replies

Hello, I want to install some floating shelf brackets using premade welded brackets. The place I’m buying from, Sheppard Brackets, sells steal templates for a reasonable price but I’m wondering if I can make a jig or maybe there’s another method to use. Can you guys offer any suggestions? I’m a beginner skill leve...

01-27-2019 07:24 PM

Need Help... How to deal with this trim issue (trim reveal / trim proud) - 15 replies

I hope I put this in the right forum. Hello, I’m a beginner woodworker who building a window cornice box similar to this: However, I want to use corner trim in my build. My problem is the corner trim is proud of the bottom trim it butts into by about a 1/16th of a inch”. Here’s a couple scrap pieces to see what I’...

12-18-2018 03:54 AM

Should I spackle this gap between wood and trim? - 19 replies

Hello, I’m new to woodworking and recently built a couple small shelves. I made a mistake and sanded the edge of the piece of wood next to my crown trim and now there’s a gap. Should I spackle the gap or just leave it? I’m painting this project with latex paint. Thanks – Rick

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