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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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View Andybb's profile

Cutlist from Sketchup file?..... HELP!

03-24-2017 02:51 AM by Andybb

I have very very limited sketchup skills, mainly because I only use it once e...

3 03-24-2017 06:16 AM
View BB1's profile

How to fix this...lid bowed on my box creating a gap

03-24-2017 02:04 AM by BB1

I made this hickory box and was really happy with how it turned out. Afte...

4 03-24-2017 05:10 AM
View Wolfmont's profile

Using a sliding barn door for a bookcase hidden door

03-23-2017 04:09 PM by Wolfmont

Wife and I want a hidden bookcase door, but problematically almost all the co...

1 03-24-2017 02:06 AM
View AaronL's profile

wet bar design

03-24-2017 12:44 AM by AaronL

I’m not sure if this fits within lumberjocks, but I am interested in bu...

0 03-24-2017 12:44 AM
View danielhoer's profile

Are special 'pocket hole' screws really necessary for pocket holes?

03-17-2017 12:19 AM by danielhoer

I know many may scoff at the use of pocket holes for joinery but I’m ea...

24 03-23-2017 09:39 PM
View NewbieInWV's profile

Sizing Drawer Slides

03-23-2017 01:09 PM by NewbieInWV

Hey all, I’m designing a cantilevered nightstands in Sketchup. Since...

6 03-23-2017 03:57 PM
View Dward67's profile

Suggestions on mitre saw stop

03-23-2017 01:16 PM by Dward67

After a couple of years of tinkering around and developing an addiction to wo...

0 03-23-2017 01:16 PM
View mision56's profile

Green & Green Indent

03-06-2017 03:56 PM by mision56

Hi All,I’ve noticed an indent detail in some G&G pieces that looks ...

10 03-23-2017 02:51 AM
View OhWell's profile

Thin charred wood: best construction?

03-22-2017 03:50 AM by OhWell

Hi, I’m looking to char (shou sugi ban style) a very thin piece of w...

4 03-22-2017 10:47 PM
View RookieGrasshopper's profile

Help! Want to attach a curved piece of burl wood to a door

03-22-2017 03:49 AM by RookieGrasshopper

The first picture below is ‘face on’, showing the piece of wood b...

8 03-22-2017 12:42 PM
View Knappen's profile

New site for Scale modellers

03-21-2017 05:26 PM by Knappen

I have now released my new website. i would like to recieve any comments that...

2 03-22-2017 04:53 AM
View boston_guy's profile

Seeking some carpentry ideas

03-21-2017 09:53 PM by boston_guy

I’m seeking creative ideas. I’m totally out of ideas since I̵...

6 03-22-2017 01:15 AM
View Tedstor's profile

Would MDF work?

03-21-2017 01:20 PM by Tedstor

So I need some sort of securable work space for my home office. This design s...

8 03-21-2017 06:30 PM
View docspencer's profile

A piece of elm longing for a project

03-16-2017 05:41 PM by docspencer

I’ve had this piece of elm laying around the shop for years. Finally pl...

2 03-21-2017 05:49 PM
View ric53's profile

Mid Century Modern Desk Legs

03-19-2017 06:56 PM by ric53

I’m currently building a mid century modern reception desk for a salon....

5 03-21-2017 05:57 AM
View elkevo's profile

Entryway bench design input

03-03-2017 04:34 PM by elkevo

So, I came up with a design for a small entryway bench, but wanted to get som...

31 03-21-2017 02:22 AM
View Ismael_D's profile

The Furtif Desk

03-20-2017 02:34 PM by Ismael_D

Hello,well i was looking for desk designs online for my bedroom/office in my ...

0 03-20-2017 02:34 PM
View Moosesman's profile

Rocking chair rockers

07-17-2013 12:56 AM by Moosesman

I am making a rocking chair and I’m not using any plans. Just looked at...

5 03-20-2017 04:35 AM
View WoodwolfAtl's profile

Maloof chair with cushioned seats

03-18-2017 03:04 AM by WoodwolfAtl

I would like to build Maloof inspired dining chairs . Maloof made some chair...

2 03-18-2017 02:30 PM
View scribble's profile

Baseball diamond plaque help

03-03-2017 03:47 AM by scribble

I was voluntold to make a plaque for a retiring firefighter. The person was ...

7 03-17-2017 02:35 PM

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