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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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Bathroom Mirror Lighting

10-05-2015 01:47 PM by artsyfartsy

My wife would like a new mirror in our bathroom over the vanity. She want’s b...

6 10-09-2015 01:24 AM
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Reassembly after pocket holes

10-05-2015 07:04 PM by CudaDude

Does reassembly using existing pocket holes weaken the joint, or will the scr...

3 10-09-2015 12:16 AM
View PaulHWood's profile

Drawer Slides

10-08-2015 07:48 PM by PaulHWood

Economical full extension slides? looking at building a bank of drawers, l...

5 10-09-2015 12:09 AM
View JDCrae's profile

Sketchup Problems

10-05-2015 05:46 PM by JDCrae

So I recently took the plunge and downloaded Sketchup. Pretty intuitive, hav...

5 10-08-2015 11:58 PM
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Tension cable between two wall studs - to hang acoustic panels

10-08-2015 03:44 PM by composermark

Hey Sorry this is my first post – so if I’m doing something wr...

8 10-08-2015 08:59 PM
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Use table saw tilt mechanism for drafting table

10-06-2015 04:55 PM by TwoHatchet

Does anyone have any experience using the tilting mechanism from an old table...

3 10-08-2015 10:44 AM
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If this were in your shop what would you make of it?

10-06-2015 02:06 AM by Betsy

I’ve been moving this slab of wood from house to house for 15+ years. F...

23 10-08-2015 04:29 AM
View jerkylips's profile

how to attach 'drawer pull'?

10-07-2015 02:39 PM by jerkylips

so I’ve finally gotten the lumber for my rustic/barn wood tv stand &...

7 10-07-2015 04:39 PM
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Big Favour to Ask!

10-06-2015 04:54 PM by Aporiac

I’m a few months new to woodworking after obtaining a second hand Kity ...

20 10-07-2015 04:29 PM
View wmgworks's profile

Basic Question on Which Screws To Use

10-05-2015 11:53 PM by wmgworks

Kinda new to woodworking hence the basic question. I have a few projects line...

7 10-07-2015 12:17 AM
View DavidTTU's profile

Would this make a good work bench top?

10-05-2015 11:23 PM by DavidTTU

I would like to build a real work bench for my shop. I am just in the beginni...

14 10-06-2015 11:57 PM
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Want to find some navigation compass inserts

10-06-2015 12:32 AM by raydawg

I have been searching for a compass rose and needle insert for a project I ha...

1 10-06-2015 04:21 PM
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Building a table - confused by instructions

10-06-2015 02:19 AM by accidentalCarpenter

Hi everyone, I’m new to this, both the forum and woodworking. IR...

1 10-06-2015 05:27 AM
View LiveEdge's profile

sticky wooden drawer tips?

10-06-2015 12:07 AM by LiveEdge

I’m building a nightstand and the drawers are simple face drawers on wo...

1 10-06-2015 12:34 AM
View ChadPMIK's profile

Maple and Doug Fir Platform Bedframe

10-05-2015 10:11 AM by ChadPMIK

Short version: Will it look stupid if I have maple beams going into doug fir ...

2 10-05-2015 06:26 PM
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Storm door sweep

10-05-2015 03:32 AM by boston_guy

There are so many storm door sweeps out there that it’s hard to decide....

0 10-05-2015 03:32 AM
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The Golden Ratio: Design's Biggest Myth

09-30-2015 05:25 PM by CharlesA

uh oh (pretty much sums up my thoughts):

72 10-05-2015 02:56 AM
View GrizzlyBagWorks's profile

Help ? - Attaching Copper Legged Table to Walnut Butcher Block Top

10-04-2015 09:22 PM by GrizzlyBagWorks

Hi Guys, So I’m in the process of making some custom walnut and copp...

3 10-05-2015 01:13 AM
View JimKing201's profile

Need help with making curved veneer seat.

08-20-2008 02:01 AM by JimKing201

If you go to my profile, I have pics of the chair I’m building and the ...

5 10-04-2015 10:51 PM
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What material to use for this Frank Lloyd Wright lamp shade?

10-04-2015 12:00 AM by zippymorocco

Hello, I am planning to make a Frank Lloyd Wright inspired lamp. My inspi...

4 10-04-2015 09:22 PM

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