I once saw a guy make an ellipse on a board with two nails and a string...I have no idea what the formula is in determining the size of the ellipse...
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In the 60‘s a 2.5 car garage was added to my house, consisting of a flat roof that also serves as a deck. The original owner wanted to keep the gar...
Do anyone out there know of any company that donate plywood for free or at a lower price then usual? Thanks for any help!
I have access to 3 x 8 x 8 pin oak rough boards and I am considering making a dinner table that looks like a rough door. Do you have any ideas for...
I have to remove my stairway bannister to be able to reach a piece ofhardwood trim that I would like to paint strip...how does a stairway banister ...
I have an American Foursquare house, built in 1936. I must restore the porch this summer, and know how to do everything except how to support the ...
How do you properly install crown moulding? Various books say to butt cut both ends of the first piece you install. If I do that and miter and cope...
I recently purchased a teak nightstand from a clearance outlet for a fairly good price. The reason it is was on sale is because there is a split t...
I have a hard crown molding to figure out. It is going on new cabinets. I can't seem to figure out the proper deg. settings. I need a way to figur...
there is a stop on my new saw at 31.62 degrees. What is that stop used for? I am a novice in the use for the saw
I have an older Craftsman band saw. The blades keep breaking on me. I suspect that I do not have it adjusted right. What would cause the blades to ...
i have a living room that is 16x20 with 10ft ceiling. I want to build a false fireplace with a nice mantle that will be sized correctly to the room...
Can anyone share any how-to tips on sharpening lathe tools? I have never sharpened them before. Thanks.
I have a 10 year old 16 inch Craftsman Scroll Saw that I can no longer change the blade in. It appears that the top and bottom arms that hold the ...
We recently purchased a new home with light-colored Berber carpet. In the last days before moving in, a workman tracked red clay on the carpet. I h...
My living room and dining room share 1 long, undivided wall (25 feet). The living room (15 feet) is in the front of the house and the dining room ...
I want to build an oak poker table. Thinking of plywood underneath, 6" wide oak boards for the pocket areas. A Circle of thin plywood with felt cov...
I am building a 16' X30' deck that will not be attached to the house. Do I have to place the footers for the posts on the inside perimeter of the ...