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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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Counter Balancing a TV

09-01-2015 03:51 PM by JPSmith

Has anyone ever counter balanced a TV in a cabinet?? I’m thing about buildin...

3 09-02-2015 02:38 AM
View jerkylips's profile

Looking for suggestions -

09-01-2015 08:18 PM by jerkylips

I’ve been away for a long time, haven’t posted in a couple years ...

5 09-02-2015 01:18 AM
View valerieRS's profile

First time here. How to attach steel legs to live edge table?

04-02-2014 11:22 PM by valerieRS

Hi guys. I have no idea what I’m doing. I’m building my first tab...

37 09-02-2015 12:16 AM
View rwe2156's profile

Workbench Vise Position

09-01-2015 02:53 PM by rwe2156


0 09-01-2015 02:53 PM
View hhhopks's profile

Repurposing Armoire and Entertainment Center Cabinets

08-31-2015 04:58 PM by hhhopks

It seems like the era of CRT based design cabinets are over. These cabinets ...

3 08-31-2015 05:24 PM
View DavidJohnHand's profile

Bentwood/Wooden Ring Inlay Advice

08-30-2015 04:54 PM by DavidJohnHand

Hello everyone, this is my first post! I’ve used this site quite a lot ...

2 08-31-2015 04:08 PM
View BakerWorks's profile

Hinge advice for two projects

08-30-2015 08:48 PM by BakerWorks

Hi everyone, I was hoping to get some advice on two projects coming up, in...

1 08-30-2015 10:57 PM
View CharlesA's profile

I can't a get a face on an irregular object in Sketchup

08-29-2015 07:19 PM by CharlesA

The pic shows a shape I’ve drawn. I’m trying to make a bowl usin...

6 08-30-2015 09:22 PM
View Absinthe's profile

Miter Saw Station Design

08-30-2015 04:11 PM by Absinthe

I now have a normal sized permanent space for a workshop. About 20×40 (m...

1 08-30-2015 06:53 PM
View skogie1's profile

Biscuits to align a workbench top during glue up?

08-30-2015 12:37 AM by skogie1

I’ve got a 7’, 4.25” thick, beech benchtop to glue up. It&...

9 08-30-2015 01:21 PM
View MisterBill's profile

Help with Through Tenons

08-28-2015 03:06 PM by MisterBill

I need design help with a Greene & Greene inspired stool that I am buildi...

1 08-28-2015 03:34 PM
View kaerlighedsbamsen's profile

Favorite links for inspiration on furniture design

08-09-2015 08:39 AM by kaerlighedsbamsen

There is so much nice inspiration for woodworkers on the internet. Learning t...

13 08-28-2015 08:12 AM
View Dan'um Style's profile

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...

640 08-27-2015 01:13 AM
View steveinaz's profile

Generating full size plans

08-26-2015 02:13 PM by steveinaz

I would like to generate a full size drawing of a chair I want to build. I ha...

7 08-26-2015 08:17 PM
View edwood1975's profile

Workbench Storage Unit ( Sketchup Model)

08-22-2015 01:42 AM by edwood1975

My workbench is crying out for some storage system and I drew this on Ske...

3 08-26-2015 06:19 PM
View rhybeka's profile

PS3 Travel Storage - even possible?

08-25-2015 05:43 PM by rhybeka

Hi All! was poking around the internet in order to find a storage case fo...

4 08-26-2015 12:57 PM
View snakerake's profile

Outdoor Furniture Project

08-24-2015 07:24 PM by snakerake

Hey all, I was hoping someone here might point me in the right direction. ...

6 08-25-2015 05:50 PM
View BigMig's profile

Plan/Idea for an Ergonomic Adirondack Chair

08-24-2015 07:32 PM by BigMig

Team,Most people love the basic Adirondack chair, myself included. However t...

5 08-25-2015 05:16 PM
View buildingmonkey's profile

Looking for a corner detail for bedroom furniture.

08-25-2015 02:24 PM by buildingmonkey

Built a bedroom set for my daughter, and used the same corner detail for the ...

0 08-25-2015 02:24 PM
View joegard's profile

What does it want to be?

08-23-2015 09:16 AM by joegard

I rescued this piece of firewood last year and have been storing it in the ga...

7 08-25-2015 03:41 AM

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