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post #1 of 3 Old 04-13-2018, 03:55 PM Thread Starter
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Talking Hi From the St Louis Metro area


FINNNNNNNAllllllly have a house with a garage large enough to host a shop!

Poking around a bit and have a few projects planned so I suspect I will be spending too much money and time in fairly short order.

this weekend I am going to tackle a platform for the washer and dryer. I have done one before out of 2x12 stock and skirted it with luan plywood stained with walnut that worked out great.

This time the wife wants drawers in it Figure I might as well make it pretty so I will be shopping the forum for interesting ideas etc.

oh yeah and on the skill scale with 1 being low and 10 being expert I am pretty sure I am around a 2.5 for finished woodwork but looking to improve that and have a lot more patience now that I passed the mid century mark lol. Might bup that to a 3 since I can read a tape, can use a square, and figured out dry wall screws are not the fastener of choice for all projects
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Welcome to the club.

If you are going to make the platform big enough to fit the washer and dryer you might position a center divider close to where the legs of the units sit. Then you could make two drawers in it without worrying about the weight making it sag. I don't see any reason you couldn't make the entire platform out of plywood.
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Welcome to the forum, Richard! Glad you found us and we're looking forward to your participation in discussions and posting photos of your projects.



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