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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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Building with Plywood

01-29-2015 07:44 PM by Iwud4u

I was just wondering….If I were to build a wall unit out of plywood, wi...

16 01-30-2015 10:23 AM
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Spacing between shelves

01-30-2015 05:47 AM by Woodworker101

Hi LJ’s, I’ve been comissioned to make a pair of tall shelves ...

2 01-30-2015 09:23 AM
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Installing new kitchen sink & base cabinet

07-07-2012 03:09 PM by boston_guy

Let me explain something I’m trying to do in my kitchen. The total c...

35 01-29-2015 02:49 PM
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Fabric Bolt Rack 2-sided with casters - ideas/pictures needed

01-28-2015 10:31 PM by Big_T

Hello Everyone, wife is needing more space for her sewing so she’s movi...

3 01-29-2015 02:18 PM
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Sliding Mirror Cabinet

01-29-2015 10:43 AM by Bishop123

My wife would like a sliding mirror jewelry armoire. My question is about th...

0 01-29-2015 10:43 AM
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What should I use to fix balusters to a gate

01-28-2015 10:56 PM by edwood1975

I am in the design phase of this deck gate and I am wondering how should ...

5 01-29-2015 07:10 AM
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Displaying of a Rare Spanish Olive Jar

06-10-2010 09:48 PM by Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

More years ago than I care to consider, while diving in Puerto Rico, I discov...

8 01-28-2015 10:28 PM
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real work bench

01-28-2015 02:48 AM by daddywoofdawg

I have a decent workbench now but it’s too light for planing and chisel...

5 01-28-2015 08:36 PM
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Question about shelving wood.

01-28-2015 07:41 PM by RussellAP

I’m making some shelves that will sit on top of cabinets on either side...

5 01-28-2015 08:27 PM
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Cabinetry question. RE: Building Countertop Cabinets

01-28-2015 09:57 AM by Aee77

Hello, I am hoping you all can help me out. I have basic woodworking skill...

2 01-28-2015 07:56 PM
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Roadhouse inspired furniture

01-27-2015 04:15 PM by PhillipRCW

So there is a local restaurant/bar opening up and they have a roadhouse inspi...

7 01-28-2015 10:45 AM
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Platform bed frame

01-23-2015 11:04 PM by Thomas berkey

Well I will be moving out of my familys house soon and I need furniture l...

10 01-28-2015 10:29 AM
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Placement for end grain when making a blanks?

01-25-2015 05:57 AM by Majik365

I am thinking about doing a few scrap wood projects, such as band saw boxes a...

1 01-28-2015 03:08 AM
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looking for source of bookcase design/plans

01-27-2015 12:38 PM by Brodan

My next project is to build a bookcase with my 15yr old son, for my son. He i...

0 01-27-2015 12:38 PM
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Articles on furniture styles

01-27-2015 10:29 AM by MrsN

I am looking for resources for articles on furniture styles. I have students ...

1 01-27-2015 10:43 AM
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Interesting Doors ................. Photo Blog

04-27-2013 08:40 AM by Dan'um Style

Saw this photo and am inspired to share with my lumber BUDS. As Lumberjock...

595 01-26-2015 08:17 PM
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Fitting a gate to an odd angle

01-26-2015 12:32 PM by edwood1975

Hi All….. I start by putting this diagram so as that it helps with m...

22 01-26-2015 08:13 PM
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Whiskey Barrel Cabinet Question

01-26-2015 09:04 AM by jbueno26

Hello, I just happened upon this forum because I have a little project that I...

3 01-26-2015 03:50 PM
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Software to help design? Free Maybe? Bar Cart Idea

01-21-2015 04:58 PM by PatrickIrish

I downloaded Sketchup and it’s gonna require to time to figure out. ...

4 01-26-2015 02:09 PM
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Bottom stretcher needed in this design?

01-25-2015 07:58 PM by jimmyhopps

I’m building the table in the attached FWW picture. There are 2 beefy ...

13 01-26-2015 10:08 AM

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