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  1. General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello, to save some time while I build my own dining room table, we got a cheap one on FB. When we picked it up, they didn’t have either of the corner braces that connect to the legs under the table. Of course, this is dangerous if someone were to bump the end of the table, there are only bolts...
  2. General Woodworking Discussion
    I found this video on the Wooden Boat forum and it relates to us here in general woodworking with structural adhesives. sometimes we need to go beyond the pocket screws and wood glue in joinery. the video is 30 minutes long, but worth watching when you find the time. it is just for information...
  3. Design & Plans
    I'm building a swing set for my kids and want to include a roof. It doesn't have walls, so it's only supported by 4 posts (one on each corner). I'd like to keep the roof as open as possible and avoid over-engineering it. I attached my sketchup design (.PDF and .SKP) with the roof lifted off so...
  4. Design & Plans
    Hey guys, The wife and I were out looking at a few open houses and came across this table that my wife HAD TO HAVE!!! So I snapped a few pictures, thinking she would forget about it in 2 minutes, and we moved on. Well she wants me to build it, and I didn't look at the underside and am concerned...
  5. Design & Plans
    How does one determine the minimum gauge/diameter of stainless steel legs for a table? And diameter of a given species of wood legs? I've searched for this answer quite a bit, and even asked a couple engineer friends, and it seems that furnituremakers merely use intuition, based on rules of...
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