lightweightladylefty

lightweightladylefty

lightweightladylefty

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Apr 2014    sunny central Wisconsin

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Does anyone remember a "bed-in-a-box" type of woodworking plan?

I recall seeing a plan for a platform guest bed which all fit into a piece of furniture which was about 60” wide x 30” tall x 12” deep in a woodworking magazine about 20 years ago. I kept the idea in the back of my head in case there was ever a...

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Good News! I made virtually perfect dovetails on a drawer box today!

No, they weren’t hand cut. I have a really rinky-dink dovetail jig that is impossible to set up for consistently accurate dovetails. I had already made 2 of the 7 drawers for my current project and neither of them was even close to perfect. I...

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Lumber by the pound?

Here is an ad I came across: “LIVING EDGE OAK, CHERRY SLABS UP TO 3” THICK, 8’ LONG, 18" WIDE. $1 PER POUND." Has anyone ever heard of selling lumber this way? If it isn’t kiln dried, it could be pretty costly, especially at 3" thick. It...