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post #1 of 11 (permalink) Old 04-18-2015, 08:32 AM Thread Starter
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When I'm building raised/panel doors, drawer fronts and drawer boxes, I often find myself agonizing over the math involved. I understand the math well enough, but it's just so easy to add what I need to subtract, or forget to double a dimension as needed. I'd calculate 3 times, measure twice and cut once; and still make a stupid mistake late in the day. Finally I built a spreadsheet where I can input all the particulars for my project and it will calculate the dimensions for me. It just cuts down on the errors. Sharing here in case someone else might find it useful.
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Good one Andy. It probably should be in a different category. If I can figure out which one and how to do it in this new format I'll move it.
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Thanks for sharing this. I have a double door to make for my shed so this will be a good check to make sure I don't screw up the math.
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Put a copy of this thread in the "Dynamic calculators" sub-forum in "Tools and Woodworking"

http://www.routerforums.com/dynamic-calculators/

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Looks good Andy. Thanks for sharing.

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Thank you very much, Andy. I put it in my laptop´s desk
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Thank you very much, Andy. I put it in my laptop´s desk
So...your laptop's desk? Is that your front pocket or your back pocket?

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