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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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What are you making for Christmas gifts for you or someone else?

12-12-2017 02:54 PM by Jacksdad

This year I’m making a hand cut dovetail recipe box for my wife and the...

9 12-12-2017 08:51 PM
View tool_junkie's profile

Where to buy bending plywood?

03-24-2013 07:14 PM by tool_junkie

All, I would like to buy some bending ply, but I am not sure where to find...

8 12-12-2017 04:13 PM
View AAL's profile

Fully Automatic Crossbow

12-11-2017 02:06 PM by AAL

This would be an interesting project. It obviously required some vision, conc...

4 12-11-2017 03:32 PM
View pariswoodworking's profile

Is this a good design for a desk?

12-08-2017 06:24 AM by pariswoodworking

Hi fellas. I’m on a bit of a budget, but I need a corner desk for my...

21 12-11-2017 11:59 AM
View bndawgs's profile

Question on truing up plywood

12-09-2017 06:49 PM by bndawgs

Wife sent me this table to build for the kids So I planned it out to get all...

6 12-10-2017 03:33 AM
View cowboyup3371's profile

Hinge Selection for any project

12-09-2017 11:57 PM by cowboyup3371

I’m in the designing stage of my next project and its potential complex...

0 12-09-2017 11:57 PM
View rrc124's profile

Feedback on my first project, a polygon work desk

12-04-2017 02:46 PM by rrc124

For my first woodworking project I’d like to build a polygon shaped, he...

7 12-09-2017 11:20 PM
View Knockonit's profile

Blanket, hope chests ect

12-07-2017 11:43 PM by Knockonit

Well being new here I went back and went thru or should say am going thru the...

2 12-08-2017 01:50 PM
View interpim's profile

Toy Soldier Nutcracker

11-09-2010 02:25 AM by interpim

Well, it’s that time of year… or at least it’s getting clos...

7 12-08-2017 12:23 AM
View Krafter's profile

Found wood

12-07-2017 03:20 AM by Krafter

I found this wood and planed it.awsome grain. It is also very light weigh. If...

9 12-07-2017 09:24 PM
View richardchaos's profile (online now)

Most LOVE a good hummer...

12-05-2017 12:30 PM by richardchaos

I have a Cobalt Diaphragm air compressor. Its very loud and annoying when it ...

7 12-07-2017 05:25 PM
View PoolHound's profile

Template for wine bottle/glass display

10-12-2017 01:13 PM by PoolHound

I have seen folks make display stands that slip over the neck of a wine bottl...

6 12-06-2017 10:54 PM
View Eric_S's profile

Accounting for Wood movement in joinery

10-06-2009 06:04 PM by Eric_S

So I’m getting ready to start designing nightstands and since I’m...

35 12-06-2017 08:48 PM
View Pabs's profile

Bed frame tolerance

12-04-2017 07:50 PM by Pabs

hey guys About to start a bed project. Making a bed frame for my girlfrie...

12 12-05-2017 03:37 PM
View richardchaos's profile (online now)

CNC or paper plates

11-19-2017 08:08 PM by richardchaos

Am I the only one that,, for war every reason, has a lot sorts of measurement...

7 12-05-2017 01:35 AM
View mgbbob's profile

Plywood/pine L joint

11-30-2017 01:53 PM by mgbbob

Hi folks, Working on a sliding shelf that will hold a 65 lb. stereo receiver...

8 12-04-2017 04:57 PM
View LearningAsIGo's profile

Do you typically use the same wood species for every part?

12-03-2017 06:51 PM by LearningAsIGo

I generally prefer the look of painted furniture, so thats what I have experi...

18 12-04-2017 03:17 PM
View Mark Shultz's profile

Where to find handle parts

12-03-2017 07:46 PM by Mark Shultz

I’ve finished a new desk and it’s just awaiting finding the right...

2 12-04-2017 12:20 AM
View Kilo19's profile

Commission Job: Guitar Case Stand?

11-30-2017 02:48 PM by Kilo19

So yesterday I was asked by a coworker, that knows and has seen some of t...

21 12-03-2017 09:44 PM
View BobMai's profile

Dining room chandelier

12-03-2017 03:01 AM by BobMai

We renovated an 1836 farmhouse. The original house was timberframe and portio...

3 12-03-2017 03:11 PM

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