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How to make a template for part of a cabinet door

Paper and charcoal or graphite or crayon - essentially the same technique as making a rubbing of a gravestone, only you're looking for the edges of the recessed area, not cut lettering. Scribble back ...
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Mounting a window air conditioner on top of a sliding horizontal window

I have a right to left aluminum sliding window and a huge old AC. I use a full sheet of construction foam board ($45 a sheet). I cut the sheet to the overall size of the window and then cut out the ...
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How to darken my new wood furniture

If you don't mind making the grain of the wood less visible, a glaze (a tinted varnish) could be applied. The problem is that these are available in both oil-based and wood-based formulations, and you ...
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What measures can silence squeaks from wood scraping over rubber?

Per some web-searching, talcum powder can reduce squeaking on old wood floors. It may help for your bed parts.
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Minimalist table

@triplefault has a good answer, but just as an alternative, one can buy table legs that screw to a top. Eg, ikea boaxel or zillions of ‘hairpin table legs’. In addition to making a decent table, these ...
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Minimalist table

Your table needs an apron added between the legs, then it will be stronger: Picture source, found by web-searching, not endorsed The apron allows stronger attachment between the apron pieces and the ...
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Attach table top to air filter

It's not a good idea because whatever things you decide should be kept on it in summer, will then have no home for the winter. I mean, you could put your swim suits on it or something, and then in ...
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Attach table top to air filter

If you mounted the device firmly to a sturdy plate, and attached to that plate longer legs that splayed out to offer wider, more stable, support, you could then add a top, no wider than the legs at ...
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