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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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Help with hollow soccer ball nightlight

Yesterday 09:07 PM by LiveEdge

After building a TARDIS nightlight for my son (see projects) my daughter requ...

3 Today 04:59 AM
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treasure chest for a 5 yr old boy and his cousin

Today 03:33 AM by skogie1

For Christmas this year I’m going to make a treasure chest for my 5 yr ...

1 Today 04:38 AM
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Woodworking Bench Design - Best Use of Available Materials

03-18-2014 12:09 AM by mikelaw

I’ve finally gotten to the point where I have some time to do some wood...

23 Today 02:15 AM
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Yesterday 02:32 PM by FancyShoes

I am curious to know how to get these sunk in looks in the chairs I have seen...

5 Yesterday 01:51 AM
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Interesting Doors ................. Photo Blog

04-27-2013 01:40 PM by Dan'um Style

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

524 Yesterday 01:16 AM
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remembering dimensions

Yesterday 09:04 PM by amagineer

I have been renovating a three story home with my brother and after taking di...

3 Yesterday 09:21 PM
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Rustic Sofa table

08-21-2014 06:00 PM by webguy

I saw the table on the top in a furniture shop in Santa Fe NM. It was being o...

2 09-01-2014 06:33 AM
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Sketchup - Can I make something for you?

06-11-2014 08:18 PM by Scootles

I’m learning how to model in Sketchup and I think I’ve come a lon...

44 09-01-2014 04:24 AM
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Building a big comb

10-14-2011 03:21 PM by Absinthe

Next project is to build a weaving loom. Many people seem to start these proj...

5 08-30-2014 12:41 PM
View Tom S.'s profile

Cutting Boards

08-29-2014 11:05 PM by Tom S.

Has anyone made an end grain cutting board out of round hardwood dowels? I...

5 08-30-2014 12:42 AM
View Medickep's profile

Calling all woodworkers with a RAS and chop saw bench

08-10-2014 05:24 AM by Medickep

I’m in the design stage of making a bench for my RAS saw and chop, whic...

22 08-28-2014 09:55 PM
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Faux Hinged Barn Door on rollup Clopay

08-12-2014 01:09 PM by RJ2

I am in the process of installing mine today . Shown in the pic is the 5̵...

17 08-28-2014 02:31 PM
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Klockit customer service

08-26-2014 02:55 PM by Tooch

EDIT Finally got through to a person and was taken care of – thanks.

5 08-26-2014 04:18 PM
View Mike's profile

Design and building a dresser help

08-23-2014 06:29 PM by Mike

Hi All; I am in the planning phase of building a dresser. Since I haven&#...

7 08-26-2014 04:03 AM
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Cutting Board Design Software for Mac

08-23-2014 05:32 PM by Don Broussard

I know that there is a cutting board design software for Windows machines. I...

10 08-25-2014 11:10 PM
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Antique bed repair

08-19-2014 05:33 PM by deanfive

Hello. First time posting. I need to re-affix a bed rail on an antique hir...

7 08-25-2014 03:28 PM
View Jeff Terrell's profile

Bob Lang’s 21st Century Workbench

08-15-2014 11:18 PM by Jeff Terrell

Anybody got a source for Lang’s DVD? I want to build this bench but can...

3 08-25-2014 02:23 PM
View SubtleEpsilon's profile

1st big thing: coffee table. Advice?

08-21-2014 02:38 PM by SubtleEpsilon

Below are some screen caps of the coffee table design. Top is bookmatched wal...

4 08-22-2014 04:30 AM
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prefinished or unfinished plywood for Kitchen Cabinets

08-18-2014 11:08 PM by mickeyh

I’m planning to build my own kitchen cabinets (big project, I know) wit...

14 08-21-2014 04:05 PM
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Looking for suggestions for a toy

08-20-2014 04:08 PM by johnhutchinson

Okay, so maybe it’s not a “toy”. Automaton is probably a b...

21 08-20-2014 11:54 PM

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