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Old 10-31-2013, 02:17 PM   #21 (permalink)
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Hi, I just newly registered to APC after my endless search of DIY ADA style stands for my new but used ADA 60F. I've been searching the web and gathering info and tips on building my own replica. But your thread just grabbed me from the get, like the first episode of The Walking Dead! I'm new to these forums as I also just joined the SCAPE forum, being that I'm a Southern California native. Anyways I would like to purchase a Blackheart Sassafras version for my 60F. Although I will still try and build my own. I am no carpenter but, I don't limit myself.

Question, what are PMs? As I've seen in several threads including yours.

Please let me know how I can purchase one of your pieces. I call them pieces because I truly find them to be a work of art!
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Old 10-31-2013, 02:21 PM   #22 (permalink)
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Oh and looking at your photos, how do you attach the front face above the cabinet door?
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Oh and looking at your photos, how do you attach the front face above the cabinet door?
I can think of 3 methods that would all work.

1 Biscuit http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Biscuit_joiner

2 dowl pins or wedge pins ( often seen in stuff simlar to what you get in IKEA, imo the worst option)

3 pocket screws ( kreg tool, just a name brand) http://www.kregtool.com/Pocket-Hole-Jigs-Prodlist.html



IMO 1 or 3 would be fine. I would tipically ise pocket screws becuase they are much faster then other options.
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Thanks TAB, I'll look into it.
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you can buy a kreg tool kit at most of the "box" home stores. for cheap ( $20) or one of thier better kits for around $150

here are some links to HD( just becuase they are easy too google)

mini kit http://www.homedepot.com/p/Kreg-Mini...i_src=17588969

http://www.homedepot.com/p/Kreg-JigM...K4MS/202711579
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Cool, appreciate it. I'll see what fits into my budget. Trying to spend the least amount of $ on this project.
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I think they even make a knock off pocket tool kit for around $12. i have never tried the knock offs. I know the mini works in a pinch, but its not exactly fast, kreg tools really are one of those tools you buy and use every where after you have them. I use them almost daily.
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Hi, I just newly registered to APC after my endless search of DIY ADA style stands for my new but used ADA 60F. I've been searching the web and gathering info and tips on building my own replica. But your thread just grabbed me from the get, like the first episode of The Walking Dead! I'm new to these forums as I also just joined the SCAPE forum, being that I'm a Southern California native. Anyways I would like to purchase a Blackheart Sassafras version for my 60F. Although I will still try and build my own. I am no carpenter but, I don't limit myself.

Question, what are PMs? As I've seen in several threads including yours.

Please let me know how I can purchase one of your pieces. I call them pieces because I truly find them to be a work of art!
I'm pretty certain the guy who made these stands is in Australia. Maybe he has some nice tips on how to build one though.
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I'm pretty certain the guy who made these stands is in Australia. Maybe he has some nice tips on how to build one though.
I understand, I've had things shipped to me from Poland and Italy. So anything is possible, right? Thank you for your input though. Besides the Blackheart Sassafras stand is just awesome don't you think, would'nt you want one? But I still will go to Home Depot or Lowes and try to find some wood that would be nice for my build. Possibly I'll try birch, not too expensive. What do you think?
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I love birch, if you are in an decent sized town, chances are good you will have a hard wood dealer.( or several) generally their prices kick the boxs store behind. Not to mention alot of selection. they sell stuf by the board foot ( 1 sqft of board 1" thick) some will also have a killer selection of sheet goods. They also can have lots of hardware and edge banding if you need it.
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