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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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View Gene Howe's profile (online now)

What Hinge Do I Need?

08-23-2016 05:23 PM by Gene Howe

For a case about 44” long X 7” deep X 12” wide. The case, e...

5 08-24-2016 01:15 PM
View joshtp's profile

Help designing Lego table

08-23-2016 04:18 PM by joshtp

My two boys, 6 and 8, are very much into Legos, and I’d like to build t...

2 08-24-2016 03:05 AM
View ki7hy's profile

Mobile Workbench tool chest.

06-28-2016 07:03 PM by ki7hy

Hey everyone…. I was curious on people’s thoughts/experience o...

7 08-23-2016 04:33 PM
View rockmolsen's profile

Driil angle holes on Drill Press

08-13-2016 07:40 PM by rockmolsen

I decided its time I finish the deck railing on our new deck. The railing us...

32 08-22-2016 07:27 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Building a dining table, need options for attaching the top to the posts

08-21-2016 02:55 PM by FancyShoes

What are some good ways to attach a table top to the posts of a table, Im not...

12 08-22-2016 01:22 PM
View BB1's profile

How to create a smooth edge for a curved opening

08-21-2016 08:10 PM by BB1

So the post yesterday of the tissue box holder

18 08-22-2016 07:00 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

Design help needed - mortise and tenon execution on wide panel

08-18-2016 03:09 AM by bbasiaga

So I’m planning a project to make some side tables that will have a dee...

6 08-22-2016 12:21 AM
View DonBoston's profile

Android Tablet CAD?

05-26-2014 08:50 PM by DonBoston

Hey y’all, first post and I’m already asking questions :) So, ...

19 08-21-2016 07:44 PM
View Bobthewoodbutcher's profile

where is a good source for project plans?

08-20-2016 05:15 AM by Bobthewoodbutcher

Many years ago (20-30) I built quite a few furniture projects such as cabinet...

8 08-21-2016 01:26 PM
View rmeir's profile

flip car roller track

08-20-2016 10:02 PM by rmeir

anyone see any plans for a flip car roller track it would be similar to a ste...

2 08-20-2016 11:57 PM
View distrbd's profile (online now)

Would you add a miter slot to your router table?

08-20-2016 03:09 PM by distrbd

Do you think if you were to design a router table, would you do away with a m...

11 08-20-2016 07:50 PM
View BB1's profile

Clock parts to the design...suggestions welcome

08-16-2016 07:35 PM by BB1

I had posted previously about finding clock movement for a project . Thank y...

1 08-20-2016 07:21 PM
View blaughn's profile

Solidworks CAD (Incredible Deal for Veterans )

08-19-2016 06:08 PM by blaughn

I was looking at current 3D cad programs available today when I ran across a ...

5 08-20-2016 05:22 PM
View Rushman's profile

Selecting Walnut Project Lumber

09-30-2009 07:22 PM by Rushman

Over the last couple months I have bought many board feet of Walnut from a la...

19 08-20-2016 10:51 AM
View WoodHoarder's profile

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...

24 08-20-2016 10:35 AM
View Maxlynch99's profile

Beiginner woodworking?

08-16-2016 06:03 AM by Maxlynch99

I’m new to word working but my grandpa has a shop full of shopsmith too...

16 08-20-2016 04:06 AM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

Butt joining a 45 degree bevel end to a 90 degree end

07-25-2016 04:52 PM by toddbeaulieu

Surprisingly I’ve never come across this challenge before and find it t...

17 08-19-2016 08:57 PM
View macin's profile

Design of table and chairs in Rio - Massimo Bottura gourmet soup kitchen

08-19-2016 05:57 PM by macin

I like the design of the tables and chairs in this soup kitchen Do you kno...

3 08-19-2016 08:07 PM
View Keith Kelly's profile

Ideas for efficient, space-saving tray

08-07-2016 07:14 PM by Keith Kelly

I’m working on a room in our house that is going to be a wildly multi-p...

11 08-18-2016 04:29 PM
View smn20's profile

Input/help needed on current project

08-17-2016 03:04 PM by smn20

Hello. I am looking for some advice on a project I am working on. I am buildi...

7 08-18-2016 05:27 AM

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