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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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Avoiding Sagging-Design Critique

06-26-2016 09:02 PM by WoodHoarder

Hello All, I have been working on a cedar driveway gate the past sever...

6 06-26-2016 11:31 PM
View CastleOfCheese's profile

Adjustable Height Crib

06-22-2016 02:56 PM by CastleOfCheese

Hi guys,My wife and I are expecting a little girl on October 17th and I’...

1 06-25-2016 03:43 AM
View Eddie's profile

How did they do it? (not your average end-grain cutting board)

08-06-2013 06:35 PM by Eddie

Hey guys, I found a picture of a beautifully unique end-grain cutting boar...

36 06-24-2016 04:24 PM
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question about sliding screen doors

06-23-2016 08:06 PM by mzimmers

Hi, all - So, the little dog taught the big dog that it’s possible t...

5 06-24-2016 12:43 PM
View tealetm's profile

Cherry Countertop Questions

06-22-2016 12:47 PM by tealetm

Hi all- I’ve been doing reading and searching on here and other sites a...

3 06-23-2016 07:31 PM
View missesalot's profile

Long countertop build questions

06-21-2016 04:14 PM by missesalot

Hey all. I’m working on a 12’ long black walnut countertop for o...

20 06-23-2016 06:29 PM
View nogeel's profile

Resources for Secret Compartments

06-18-2016 04:59 AM by nogeel

I am curious about learning to add secret compartments to boxes and eventuall...

5 06-23-2016 03:57 AM
View Marygay's profile

Octagon storage cabinet

06-20-2016 05:07 PM by Marygay

Hi I am looking for plans to build an octagon storage cabinet. I have always ...

1 06-22-2016 03:43 AM
View DrPuk2U's profile

Looking for ideas on space usage in an existing cupboard

06-20-2016 06:03 PM by DrPuk2U

My wife owns a horse, which she keeps at a barn/stable near us. As part of h...

2 06-22-2016 02:30 AM
View SouthernRustic's profile

MaxCut type software

06-21-2016 09:00 PM by SouthernRustic

Good afternoon from Houston! I was looking into maxcut software and was wo...

0 06-21-2016 09:00 PM
View Kev2004's profile

Auto opening lid

06-20-2016 05:06 PM by Kev2004

I’m building a toybox from red oak for my son, and I would like to make...

4 06-21-2016 02:12 AM
View StiltzWi's profile

1/4 sawn interior doors with plain saw raised panels

06-19-2016 08:26 PM by StiltzWi

I am thinking of building interior doors for our house to replace the cheap h...

3 06-20-2016 08:47 PM
View Jim's profile

Help with Mid Century style Bath Vanity

06-12-2016 06:39 PM by Jim

I’ve been commissioned by some friends to repurpose some bent plywood p...

5 06-19-2016 06:18 AM
View jonmakesthings's profile

Warped table top is causing the frame to wobble

06-16-2016 01:24 AM by jonmakesthings

I’m nearing the end of building a farmhouse style table. The top, which...

7 06-18-2016 11:18 PM
View CudaDude's profile

Solid or hollow bedpost?

06-15-2016 07:06 PM by CudaDude

I’m in the thinking stage of a bed I want to build for my daughter, I k...

10 06-17-2016 05:50 PM
View intjonmiller's profile

How to make this style corbel?

06-16-2016 08:56 PM by intjonmiller

My sister-in-law asked me to help her make a shelf for their new TV component...

4 06-17-2016 04:41 PM
View JosephNY's profile

Need help with hanging/swinging bed

06-16-2016 11:39 AM by JosephNY

My wife asked if I could build a hanging/swinging bed next to our fire pit. ...

4 06-16-2016 05:22 PM
View skogie1's profile

Twin Screw Vise. Okay to shorten the screws?

06-14-2016 04:41 PM by skogie1

I am installing a Veritas Twin Screw vise on the underside of my split top be...

4 06-14-2016 07:17 PM
View lrushing's profile

Wooden Vintage airplanes

06-14-2016 05:35 AM by lrushing

I am trying to start making solid models of old aircraft, mainly WW11. Does a...

3 06-14-2016 04:49 PM
View kmetzger's profile

Cello stand question

07-15-2015 07:29 PM by kmetzger

I’m thinking about giving this cello stand a try: http://mydadsfurnitur...

7 06-14-2016 04:31 PM

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