"Ash, what I did was just draw a rough outline on the wall to get my major dimensions and I really didn't worry about the minor dimensions until I did the main components. I did stick to using stock material dimensions when facing the cabinet.…"
"As I move further in my plan to build these, another obstacle I foresee is how to make a detailed plan with cut list. This is particularly true when one is building custom pieces such as these. Of course there would be the old paper and pencil…"
"Lonno, thank you very much for the compliment! I'm glad if you're able to draw from my work for your own. It really adds to a sense of accomplishment if someone else looks at your work and decides to jump in and create something as well.…"
"Denny, Great job! You're an inspiration to the rest of us "new b's". I've been thinking about a floor to ceiling "custom built"cabinet very similar to this in my kitchen and was worried that the "bump…"
"Not sure. I you can find a picture and post it on the blog of the exact look you are looking for I am sure you'll get a lot more answers from everyone here. Without knowing the exact look you're trying to achieve, none of us will really be…"
"There are several ways to go about it. If its a small door that you are trying to build I would rabbet the frame, set the panel into it and use glue, glass bead and small finish nails and that will all depend on the thickness of the frame and the…"
"Eric, that's not Roger's 1st project (it's mine). If you check his page you'll see he's an experienced woodworker! Nevertheless he is correct. My home is 1year old and I had the exact same reservations so I know what you…"
"Eric, The only problem you may have with installing on carpet is, next to the wall there is a tack strip about 3/16" thick with nails sticking up to hold the edge of the carpet. This will cause your project to tilt forward. You will probably…"
I really like the Adaptive Cutting System (ACS) and hope to buy it soon. My table saw really scares me as I have a bad knee that likes to buckle on me at inopportune times. I can just picture it happening at the table saw and tossing me into the saw…Continue
I really like my K4 pocket hole jig but I had a big cabinet project coming up so I wanted a way to clamp the boards to it faster than the toggle clamp alowed. I had seen some other people make pocket hole jigs with pneumatic cylinders in place of…Continue
Dear Kregeers,I would like to try and build a farmhouse table with extensions in the middle to seat 12.I have seen some plans on Ana White and Buildsomething, along with others. Unfortunately, most, if not all the plans are for extensions at the…Continue
I have built many kitchens and finally decided to buy the Foreman, because my latest kitchen consisted of 28 cabinets and I was over my hand hurting from all the drilling, moving the clamp etc., it seemed like a smart choice.