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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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Designing an End Table in Inkscape

3 hours ago by Dutchmn

In this video I show you how I draw a side view of an end table. All comme...

2 7 minutes ago
View Steve Kreins's profile

Anyone Feel Like Taking On This Project?

38 minutes ago by Steve Kreins

A swinging dinning room table set. I think this might make the daily ...

1 21 minutes ago
View CianM's profile

Using marble and solid wood

5 hours ago by CianM

I am currently in the early stages of a dining table. It will be a solid wood...

2 2 hours ago
View ajw1978's profile

A little help, please (Apologies if this is the wrong forum)

1 day ago by ajw1978

Hello, Lumberjocks. First time poster, long time reader, etc. etc… A...

3 4 hours ago
View pashley's profile

(closed) Why You NEED to Learn SketchUp!

1 day ago by pashley

It’s all about the design, baby, and doing it on the computer is the be...

60 9 hours ago
View paxorion's profile

Framing a Mirror: How do you affix the mirror?

537 days ago by paxorion

My wife and I picked up a mirror from Ikea (MINDE) that I have been promising...

18 11 hours ago
View CharlesA's profile

Thickness of live edge lumber for a coffee table project?

1 day ago by CharlesA

I’m finally getting around to building the coffee table that I asked de...

10 1 day ago
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Flag and Medal Display Case

1 day ago by BuzzBate

I’ve recently been asked to make a display case that will hang on the w...

4 1 day ago
View chetrog's profile

Steve Ramsey park bench. Need help if anyone has time.

2 days ago by chetrog

I am going to be building a park bench from Steve Ramsey’s Website, but...

2 1 day ago
View wfedwar's profile

Designing a platform bed--selection of woods to contrast with Black Walnut

3 days ago by wfedwar

Hello all,I am wrapping up my first project with walnut, which is two nightst...

7 2 days ago
View Kwit's profile

Fixed Louver Shutters: is RED CEDAR a good option?

4 days ago by Kwit

I am considering making some fixed louver exterior shutters for one of my in-...

4 3 days ago
View abie's profile

80/20 construction advice

4 days ago by abie

My son has a bee in his bonnet and wants to build/design a router table usin...

8 4 days ago
View cdaniels's profile

Anyone have experience with the boots to business program?

13 days ago by cdaniels

I want to start my own small woodworking business when I get out and I was to...

3 4 days ago
View indplswoodworking's profile

Plywood Kayak....

69 days ago by indplswoodworking

I am interested in designing and building a wooden kayak! After reviewing sev...

135 5 days ago
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waiter style wine opener kit

11 days ago by jimbarstow

I’ve tried to find a bare waiter style corkscrew. I would then put on m...

1 5 days ago
View ndguy's profile

Is hickory difficult to work with?

1717 days ago by ndguy

My finished carpentry skills are still in the developmental stage. I have bui...

51 5 days ago
View rwe2156's profile

Knee Horse

5 days ago by rwe2156

I recently built Chris Swartz’s version of a knee horse found here: htt...

0 5 days ago
View WOODIE1's profile

How to build chunky bookshelf pic inside

6 days ago by WOODIE1 Ok I am sure there ...

7 6 days ago
View ChefHDAN's profile

Am I crazy to try this

7 days ago by ChefHDAN

Hey LJ’s give me your opinion please, and the benefit of your expertise...

10 6 days ago
View barringerwoodworks's profile

Advice needed for large glass, frame and panel cabinet doors

8 days ago by barringerwoodworks

Has anybody built glass frame and panel cabinet doors? The client, who is ...

8 6 days ago

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