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09-17-2017 06:35 PM

Nightstand with hidden gun compartment - Need Help with Latch - 11 replies

Recently my dad asked me to make him a floating nightstand (12”x10”), in which the top would slide forward, away from the wall, and have a hidden compartment for a pistol to hide in. Sure, sounds easy I say. Then he says he wants a push-button style latch so the grandkids don’t see how to open it. I offered him the magnetic lat...

01-23-2014 04:12 AM

Help Needed: Building a fish tank stand - 16 replies

Hey guys, it’s been a while! I’ve got a friend desperately in need of a new fish tank stand and I’ve finally agreed to help. I just need some input because I don’t want her to have the same issues she’s got in her current stand. It’s a marine tank system, 90 gallon tank, water, rock/coral, sand. VERY heavy. Th...

04-07-2010 11:51 PM

Need help with a plaque - 10 replies

I’m currently trying to make a plaque to put on the wall in the shop, it’s for my grandpa’s hammer that my grandma gave me for being a pallbearer in his funeral. I’ve made the plaque, routed the profile edge, just have to decide how I want to hang the plaque on the wall. But that just depends what I feel like doing there,...

03-18-2010 04:37 AM

What does it take to make a rocker? - 6 replies

I’ve been looking into the classic Maloof Rockers lately, and I REALLY want to make one. I’ve been thinking of trying out the instructional DVD that Scott Morrison sells, but want to do some research on it first. I was just wondering how much the typical cost in materials is? I know it differs from species to species and location to ...

02-26-2010 05:16 AM

Needing help with 45's - 9 replies

Ok, here’s the rundown. I’ve been asked to make 3 more “Andy’s Art Boxes”. The problem that really held me back on my first attempt, was the issue of having to get the perfect 45 degree miters on the base of the box. I’ve tried going about this many ways, I’ve got the Craftsman version of the BT3000 Tabl...

12-29-2009 03:54 PM

I need some feedback please! - 2 replies

Ok, the mother-in law has requested a project from me, but I need some help designing it. She wants a cardinal bird feeder. I guess cardinals prefer a flat tray to feed from rather than your usual feeders. She wants to put it under her other feeders which are on a double shephards hook. My ideas on this: I was going to cut 6 or 8 wedges to ma...


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