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wood movement question

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Friend asked me to build this simple record player stand. Close up pic seems like they just screwed the top on. Does this type of joinery allow for wood movement? If not any tips on how to design for it.

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Electric desk workbench?

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I have an electric height adjustable desk in my shop office, and have been thinking about repurposing it to use on the shop floor.

It says the dual motors will lift 200lbs, so I was thinking of hanging some storage for festool systainers under it and using it for doing stuff like general assembly of smaller stuff, electronics, soldering etc, where having it higher for standing work would be nice, and lower for seated work.

Has anyone done something like this, and if sowhat would you do differently?

Thanks
Duke

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Old World Map - A learning experience

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I bought a file off Etsy to make this old world map on my CNC.

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Double-Duty Edge Guide

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Instead of measuring for my circular saw's offset each time I need to make a cut, I use a modified edge guide. I screwed two 3/4″ x 3/4″ x 12″ hardwood blocks to the front and back clamp bars of …Source

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