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01-21-2019 02:37 PM

Strength of different joints? - 12 replies

I have no idea how to even begin to think about the strength of thr various joints? For example, I am planning a farmhouse table. What joinery options would be strong enough to hold someone leaning on the breadboard end? All of them? Is there some sort of reference chart? Thanks!

01-11-2019 07:54 PM

Cedar 8x8s - 2 replies

I have some cedar (western red) 8×8 cut-offs that are about 18-24” long. I have three of them and smaller pieces of a fourth. Thoughts on something I can do with them?

01-06-2019 04:47 PM

Domino vs dowel - 144 replies

Watching a bunch of YouTube videos regarding building a table, it seems the “gold standard” is the use of a Domino from Festool. What is the real difference between a domino vs a dowel of the same size? What about 2 x dowels right next to each other? Just curious.

01-04-2019 09:20 AM

Pine? Oak? - 39 replies

I am about to embark on my first foray into making a piece of furninture. My wife has posed to me a rearranging of some of our rooms. Being a huge pain, we would need a new table to eat at daily since the other one wouldn’t go in the new spot. Since I agreed to the rearranging, she has agreed to let me try and make it! We have a formal din...

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