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    Just want to say thank you for all the helpful...

    Just want to say thank you for all the helpful info. I appreciate everyone's contribution.
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    Thanks Gary. I had actually thought of something...

    Thanks Gary. I had actually thought of something similar but what you are describing sounds better than what I had in mind.
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    Thanks for your advice. Middle door is also...

    Thanks for your advice. Middle door is also supposed to open I just didn't show it in the sketch. To be honest the concept is not mine, they sell these pre-made but I am out of the US for some time...
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    3 Door Medicine Cabinet With Mirrors

    Hi,

    I would like to build a 3 door medicine cabinet with mirrors. The 2 outer door will open towards the inside so that the mirrors face each other. I made rough sketches (shown below), and would...
  5. Thanks for that suggestion. I did actually bring...

    Thanks for that suggestion. I did actually bring the suggetsion up in original post but I'm not thrilled about it because as you wrote it will limit the depth of cut. I'm out of the US and where I am...
  6. Thanks, that cleared things up. I will try what...

    Thanks, that cleared things up. I will try what yu suggested. If it doesn't work, since as I As mentioned when looking at it I can't see any part that seems to be bent, therefore I will probably end...
  7. Sorry but I don't understand what you mean to...

    Sorry but I don't understand what you mean to say. By the way, really I appreciate the help.
  8. Thanks. I would certainly consider it if I can't...

    Thanks. I would certainly consider it if I can't think of something better, but I will need to do it on both sides if I want the ability to run either side along a straight edge. Someone suggested...
  9. The blade is a Diablo and it's straight. A...

    The blade is a Diablo and it's straight. A "strategic mallet whack" sounds great if I knew where it needed the whack. I'm not sure where the problem is (meaning is the part closer to the edge the...
  10. 1mm=aprox 1/25". Believe me it's a problem even...

    1mm=aprox 1/25". Believe me it's a problem even on small cuts. Don't have access to a table saw and I guess I can always cut a bit larger and finish with a router but I prefer to be able to just cut...
  11. Dewalt Circular Saw DCS570 - Blade not parallel to edge of base

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    Title says it all. When the blade is at full depth the difference between the front and back of the blade to the side of the base is about 1mm. Of course when riding along a straight edge saw...
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    I was thinking of using a gel stain (Minwax...

    I was thinking of using a gel stain (Minwax walnut or chestnut) to prevent splotchy spots.
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    I was thinking of using a dark (probably minwax...

    I was thinking of using a dark (probably minwax walnut or chestnut) gel stain so I shouldn't have an issue with blotchy spots.
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    I'm with you on that, but where I live the maple...

    I'm with you on that, but where I live the maple will cost me about $13 per per square foot of 3"4 maple (milled down to final size and glued up by the supplier). There is quite a lot of square feet...
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    Update. I can get 3/4" maple for a decent price...

    Update. I can get 3/4" maple for a decent price which I will also use for the raised panel doors on the lower part of the cabinet.. Although based on what was written above if maple and birch are...
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    Thanks to everyone for the detailed replies. ...

    Thanks to everyone for the detailed replies.
    Just wanted to make clear, as I wrote the cover panel I would place on the side would be 3/4" material unless I'l find a place to get at least 4mm...
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    Advice for exposed sides of bookcase

    Newbie woodworker here seeking some advice.
    Im looking for advice on how to design a large bookcase that I would like to build. The bookcase will be made of 4 units each one about 31 wide 8 ft...
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