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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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Fixing a small table that rocks a bit

05-26-2017 07:00 PM by boston_guy

When I saw this small table at my local Salvation Army, some weeks ago, I fel...

15 05-29-2017 11:23 AM
View BobLang's profile

Online SketchUp Classes

05-20-2017 06:09 PM by BobLang

I’m thinking about offering SketchUp classes online. These would be liv...

12 05-29-2017 04:18 AM
View Bradb7888's profile

Attaching table top

05-28-2017 06:06 AM by Bradb7888

I’ve been working on a walnut coffee table for a while now. My original...

14 05-28-2017 07:12 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Shiplap to the ceiling, but ceiling isn't level - thoughts?

05-26-2017 12:39 PM by AAANDRRREW

Hello All, This weekend I plan to finish up our fireplace surround makeove...

13 05-27-2017 02:30 PM
View Boghog's profile

If I wanted to sell project plans, where would I start?

05-25-2017 07:42 PM by Boghog

Hello all, simple discussion topic here… I have created my first pro...

8 05-27-2017 01:10 AM
View Viktor's profile

Drawer slides advice for a dresser

03-06-2017 01:17 AM by Viktor

Hello,I’m designing a mid size modern dresser and need advice on drawer...

4 05-26-2017 05:16 PM
View Savage86's profile

Newbie needing advice

05-25-2017 03:51 PM by Savage86

Long time lurker first time poster. I’ll start off by saying I’m ...

7 05-25-2017 10:13 PM
View AstroEd's profile

Trying to make Garden Marker template

05-25-2017 01:51 AM by AstroEd

Please forgive my noobie questions I have not touched a wood working project ...

1 05-25-2017 02:07 AM
View JoshinDC's profile

Thickness for cherry storage chest/bench

05-21-2017 07:23 PM by JoshinDC

I’m in the design stage of building a storage chest that I also intend ...

7 05-24-2017 12:52 PM
View wkerr's profile

"Thin" Heartwood Pine for a Table Top

05-23-2017 03:33 PM by wkerr

I have lots of ships lapped heart pine coming out of the house that my grandp...

6 05-24-2017 01:04 AM
View AJ67's profile

Grill Pavilion

05-19-2017 12:03 PM by AJ67

Design help needed.I’m going to build an open pavilion for my BBQ area....

12 05-22-2017 07:42 PM
View Sumdume's profile

Murphy Bar or Fold Down Bar Plan

04-22-2017 04:33 PM by Sumdume

Hello Folks,I am looking for a good plan for a Fold Down Bar for my patio. I...

2 05-21-2017 10:33 PM
View Debora Cadene's profile

DOG HOUSE questions

05-19-2017 09:09 PM by Debora Cadene

Hey all…I am in the midst of building a dog house for my three critters...

11 05-21-2017 03:27 PM
View Belg1960's profile

Leopold bench

05-14-2017 11:30 AM by Belg1960

Guys, I want to make a couple of these benches for around the firepit. Has an...

3 05-20-2017 02:46 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Building Shaker Style Cabiner doors out of MDF?

05-17-2017 02:53 PM by AAANDRRREW

Hello All, We have oak cabinets in our kitchen, stained the traditional ho...

10 05-17-2017 06:13 PM
View Gilley23's profile

Pipe clamps VS parallel clamps

05-16-2017 06:28 PM by Gilley23

Parallel clamps are expensive @$50/ea. Do pipe clamps work equally or nearly...

12 05-17-2017 05:20 AM
View Vindex's profile

Trestle Table Design Questions

05-16-2017 09:10 PM by Vindex

I recently completed the glue-up of the base for a trestle table that will go...

3 05-17-2017 04:46 AM
View Boberto's profile

Guest book

05-16-2017 01:05 AM by Boberto

My friend’s daughter is getting married next month and wants me to make...

5 05-17-2017 01:22 AM
View JCantin's profile

Adhesive and backer for art tile framing

05-15-2017 05:49 PM by JCantin

I am building a frame for an 8×8 art tile that is about 3/8 thick…...

4 05-16-2017 12:35 PM
View LuLuBean's profile

5 panel exterior door Question

05-14-2017 06:30 PM by LuLuBean

Hello fellow Lumberjocks, Armed with my Festool Domino 700, I am diving in...

8 05-15-2017 09:43 PM

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