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Looking for information on designing your projects? Having difficulties reading project plans? Looking for help with computer programs such as Google’s Sketchup? Use this forum to discuss the ins and outs of project design, whether it is with paper and pencil, computer programs, or some other creative technique.

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New guy looking for help with a rustic entertainment center

12-12-2018 01:23 PM by jjminch

Hello all, Long time lurker, first time poster here. My wife has asked me...

2 12-12-2018 01:41 PM
View Spikes's profile

Sheet goods storage rack design, is this sturdy enough?

12-11-2018 01:59 AM by Spikes

Hi, after working out a scrap cart it’s now time to sort out the big...

4 12-11-2018 09:39 PM
View worldgeezer's profile

repairing 40 yr old marquetry coffee table

11-28-2018 01:29 PM by worldgeezer

(hoping this is the right forum).newbie here, though with some experience in ...

20 12-11-2018 02:40 PM
View Warren 's profile

Humidor Cabinet Questoin

07-21-2011 08:30 AM by Warren

Folks, Im building a Humidor cabinet (3-400 cigars) and Im wondering what ...

4 12-10-2018 04:33 PM
View bjordan61's profile

Wood movement in different climates

12-10-2018 05:52 AM by bjordan61

I’m getting ready to build my first Roubo workbench here in Alaska and ...

2 12-10-2018 04:05 PM
View PresidentsDad's profile

Torsion box made with Cross Lap Joints?

12-08-2018 06:37 PM by PresidentsDad

Hey all,Most of the Torsion box forum posts were over 2 years old, so I thoug...

7 12-09-2018 05:41 PM
View Spikes's profile

what's the best way to add drawers to a classic 2x6 bed frame?

12-09-2018 03:37 AM by Spikes

Hi, I’m trying to build a cheap bed out of 2×4s, 2×6s and ...

4 12-09-2018 05:41 PM
View ryjack's profile

Fireplace Mantel Shelf

11-27-2018 05:41 PM by ryjack

Hi All, I was given 4 slabs of walnut from a friend. They are still live e...

1 12-08-2018 10:40 PM
View Mark Shultz's profile

Knife scales

12-07-2018 08:08 PM by Mark Shultz

For those of you who have made knives and put wood scales on the handles, whe...

6 12-08-2018 04:17 PM
View jdh122's profile

stool leg angles

12-05-2018 11:53 AM by jdh122

I’m making two kitchen stools (bar stool height) for a friend. I’...

9 12-07-2018 04:29 PM
View MOJOE's profile

Live Edge Coffee Table Legs

12-05-2018 11:44 PM by MOJOE

Picked up a nice white oak slab a week ago, about 2”x18”x60”...

5 12-06-2018 10:49 PM
View Spikes's profile

edge trim for mdf top + temp hardboard protective layer

12-04-2018 11:45 PM by Spikes

Hi, I’m finishing up an outfeed/assembly table and I’ve chosen...

14 12-06-2018 06:27 PM
View CharlesA's profile

How much mattress size allowance on bed frame?

12-05-2018 02:55 PM by CharlesA

I’m building a Shaker moon bed, platform style. King mattress is 76...

7 12-06-2018 03:51 AM
View FrysingerWoodcrafts's profile

Large Modular Rustic Tables

12-05-2018 12:47 PM by FrysingerWoodcrafts

Hello everyone, I’m new to the forum but have been woodworking for a...

5 12-06-2018 02:10 AM
View SethA73's profile

Apple wood wreath

12-02-2018 09:51 PM by SethA73

Lumberjocks, I have some fresh Apple wood branches and I am looking to ma...

4 12-05-2018 05:56 PM
View JTTHECLOCKMAN's profile

table top display shelves

12-04-2018 03:44 PM by JTTHECLOCKMAN

Looking to improve some display racks for my craft shows. I want to design a ...

4 12-05-2018 02:47 PM
View Lookwow's profile

Wall hangers that won't move

12-04-2018 11:28 PM by Lookwow

I’m building a wall mounted watch rack and I’m struggling to find...

5 12-05-2018 01:03 AM
View vgV's profile

Repairing warped barn door

12-04-2018 05:34 PM by vgV

Hello,I’m a newbie. This is my first attempt to build something please ...

10 12-05-2018 12:00 AM
View FancyShoes's profile

2”vs 4”

12-04-2018 10:02 PM by FancyShoes

I have 5 ash slabs, paid $50 a piece. They are kiln dried, 5’x24”x4” I ord...

2 12-04-2018 10:54 PM
View Mark's profile

Repairing warped barn door

12-28-2017 02:39 AM by Mark

Hi all, I built a 60” x 98” barn door for a customer and have ...

31 12-04-2018 07:45 PM

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