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DIY Playhouse Plans - Build it Yourself and Save Money

The last time I did a quick look for playhouse kits, I was shocked to find out how much I could pay for an item like this, not to mention the added shipping costs for all the lumber. It didn't take ..
(April 29, 2008)
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Online Ruler - How to Copy Website Layouts

Finding the dimensions of an online image or graphic is easy enough. Just right click and check properties. But finding the dimensions of website layouts - like tables, panels, and menu bars is not ..
(April 07, 2008)
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Printable Ruler - How Accurate Can it Be?

Anyone who has worked with PDF files might question the accuracy of a printable ruler, considering how flexible the print settings are in Acrobat Reader. Certainly older versions of Reader were a ..
(April 07, 2008)
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Wood Working Plans - Watch Out for Difficult Joinery

Building a project from wood can be a fun. But like many hobbies, learning how to get started in the craft can be frustrating. Not that woodworking itself should be blamed; it's a fairly easy skill ..
(April 06, 2008)
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Bench Plans - Make it Easy to Build a Workbench

A lot of the bench plans you'll find online are primarily for woodworking - benches designed by woodworkers for woodworkers. That means you'll be doing plenty of work on the table saw and cutting ..
(April 05, 2008)
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How to Make a Graph

Most people know that a graph makes complex information easier to understand, especially easier than sorting through long columns of numbers in a spreadsheet. The tricky part, however, is deciding ..
(April 04, 2008)
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How to Make a Kite

The best methods and materials for making kites haven't really changed much over the last 2500 years. Ancient kite makers knew their craft well, and few people today can rival the magnificent kites ..
(April 04, 2008)
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Screw Sizes - How Many Do You Really Need for Woodworking?

You can always find large, expansive charts of screw sizes, but do you really need that many choices? My list for woodworking is now down to four, and I rarely have a project that needs anything more .
(April 01, 2008)
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Top Three Mistakes in Birdhouse Plans

Until recently, I've never given much thought to what I should include in my birdhouse plans. I figured any old wood box with a hole would probably do the trick. However, after doing a little ..
(April 01, 2008)
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How to Get Started With Adirondack Chair Plans

The original Adirondack chair was built from only one piece of wood, which meant the design had to be simple and efficient in its use of materials. This hasn't changed much today. The basic pattern ..
(April 01, 2008)
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Building a Sawhorse - Wood Plans Are Better Than Plastic

My friends don't think much about my plans to build a sawhorse. Maybe they remember their dads all bent over cutting boards with a handsaw. They probably think power tools have made the sawhorse ..
(April 01, 2008)
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Avoid Platform Bed Plans Designed by Woodworkers

Platform beds are having a comeback of sorts with both bedroom furniture shoppers and furniture builders. Perhaps some are attracted to the low cost, especially after seeing more conventional bed ..
(April 02, 2008)
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