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What does this statement mean?
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I found this write up this morning on Family Handiman, and was wondering what it actually means in English.  I do plan on "attempting" to make some ground blinds, and will need to do framing after I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Russ Haynes Nov 24, 2013.

Picture frame measurements and rules
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What are the rules when building a picture frame, using 45* cuts? The inside measurements vs outside measurements vs size of wood you are using to make the frame.?  Wierd question and I am quite sure…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debora Cadene Nov 15, 2013.

Couple of Kreg questions.
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The other day, I made a table top and needed to square it up. Once I had it to where I wanted I added some corner brackets, which I had cut on a 45 to fit into the corner for bracing. I "assumed" I…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debora Cadene May 18, 2013.

How many pocket holes per board
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I am either making two benches and a table OR adding to my scrap pile. Regardless, I would like to know how far apart to space the holes for the table top or bench tops. I am using 2.x 4's for the…Continue

Started this discussion. Last reply by Debora Cadene Apr 26, 2013.

 

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Russ Haynes replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'What does this statement mean?'
"Check your local code to see if studs need to be 16" on center. You can always make the wall beefier by doing them 12" or 14" on center."
Nov 24, 2013
R. E. Woods replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'What does this statement mean?'
"You would need six 8 ft boards for studs and one 10 ft board (cut in half) to make the top & bottom plates for each 5 by 8 wall."
Nov 15, 2013
Debora Cadene posted a discussion

What does this statement mean?

I found this write up this morning on Family Handiman, and was wondering what it actually means in English.  I do plan on "attempting" to make some ground blinds, and will need to do framing after I learn how, but understanding this explanation might be helpful.Lets say the one wall is 5 feet wide, and 8 feet tall.  Is a linear foot, just a foot...so would this be 5 linear feet, with me needing 5 studs.  And when it says 5 linear feet of plate material per linear feet..., does that mean 5…See More
Nov 15, 2013
Debora Cadene replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Hi james....I am wondering why you measure on the short side of the 45 vs the long side when making your cuts. I have a hard time placing the tape measure on the short side , because there is nothing to hold onto...what am I dong wrong?"
Nov 15, 2013
james wilhelm replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Debora , you are welcome , that Is what this site Is all about , wood worker,s helping wood worker,s !!   # 1 no you do not need to make rabbet if you are not using glass , just cut your boards to 1 1/2 " wide , then cut your first 45…"
Nov 9, 2013
Debora Cadene replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"OMG!!  James, I can't believe you went out and made a frame so I could see what you were talking about.  That is awesome!!!!  Ok...couple of questions.   1. do i have to put the rabbets on the back if I don't plan on…"
Nov 9, 2013
james wilhelm replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Hi Debora , is this what you have in mind to build , sending you three pics. , the first is the back showing the rabbet , the second Is the front  and the third is a drawing I made with the measurements , when I cut the rabbet I  have…"
Nov 5, 2013
Ken Darga replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Debora, When I first started making picture frames, cutting trim, and the like, and didn't have the power tools, I found a pecision miter box and saw very useful.   I still use it today, in lieu of a miter slide saw, when only having to…"
Nov 5, 2013
John Schaben replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"http://www.instructables.com/id/DIY-Custom-Picture-Frames/ This is kind of lengthy and pretty detailed, maybe more than you are looking for but all the steps are there, and then some."
Nov 5, 2013
Debora Cadene replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Ken, where can I go to get started on basic picture frame building instructions.  I don't want to just follow along, I'd like to actually understand what I am attempting to do.  "
Nov 5, 2013
Debora Cadene replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Hi James...the inside of the frame would be 8.5 x 11, so its the size of a piece of paper,  with the frame around that. The 1x2's are 3/4 x 11/2.   (this is the link to the frame I am trying to make, but with different…"
Nov 5, 2013
Ken Darga replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Debora, Make sample test pieces from scrap material. Practice making miter cuts, whether by hand or with a power tool. Rabbets can be made on a table saw or router table. Being new to making picture frames is a challenge. To be successful at…"
Nov 5, 2013
james wilhelm replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Hi Debora ,  first of all is the size of the picture you are framing  8 1/2 " x 11 " on the out side edges ?   Are the boards you are using  1 " x 2'  or 3/4 " x 2 " and do you have a table saw…"
Nov 4, 2013
John Schaben replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Hi Deborah - the formula for the length of the sides would be the length of the object, plus 2x the width of the stock, minus 2x the width of the rabbet (the little relief around the inside edge of the frame that holds the object, glass, etc). There…"
Nov 4, 2013
Debora Cadene replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"The wood I have on hand for this particular frame,is 1x2. what I've done so far, was make the first 45* cut, then measured the top of that to draw the end line. My frame is "supposed to be 8.5 x 11" on the inside.  What I learned…"
Nov 4, 2013
Debora Cadene replied to Debora Cadene's discussion 'Picture frame measurements and rules'
"Um...whats a Rabbet?"
Nov 4, 2013

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Beginning DIY'er
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I love to hunt and fish, I have three Labrador Retrievers that I train for HRC hunt tests and LOVE the thought of having the ability to build something functional on my own.

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