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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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Advice on staircase project

07-22-2017 07:54 PM by jinjin

Hello, Not sure if this is the right forum to post this question, but hope...

3 07-23-2017 02:44 AM
View deadherring's profile

Base for Outdoor couch

07-21-2017 03:06 PM by deadherring

Hi all, I am working on a set of outdoor couches based on this build I ...

3 07-22-2017 07:34 PM
View Tommyups's profile

Shelf plans

07-21-2017 10:56 PM by Tommyups

I built this shelf many years ago and would like to build another one but...

3 07-22-2017 12:54 AM
View lew's profile

Looking for a source

07-21-2017 09:10 PM by lew

Looking for a source for a challenge coin holder that looks like this one- ...

3 07-21-2017 10:27 PM
View jasoncarpentry's profile

Problems with Large Cutting Board

10-21-2011 03:10 AM by jasoncarpentry

A few months ago, I asked for input on a 22” x 18” cutting board ...

11 07-21-2017 08:12 PM
View robdew's profile

Need Help - collapsible/lay flat plywood box design

07-20-2017 09:22 PM by robdew

I am trying to make some camping furniture that will lay flat for storage in ...

3 07-20-2017 09:53 PM
View Amateurwoodwork's profile

Overlay is too big

07-17-2017 02:00 PM by Amateurwoodwork

I built a tall linen closet for our hallway. And I built the doors too wide ...

26 07-20-2017 01:39 PM
View rwe2156's profile

Space Ball question

07-19-2017 04:11 PM by rwe2156

Got all my panels cut to fit like usual but this time I want to try Spaceball...

26 07-20-2017 01:30 PM
View Andrew714's profile

Woodworking specific CAD programs?

07-19-2017 08:38 PM by Andrew714

I am wondering if anyone has heard of any CAD programs that are designed spec...

3 07-19-2017 09:45 PM
View JoeRPhilly's profile

seeking advice on veneer job

07-18-2017 01:32 AM by JoeRPhilly

I’ve built this 2 sided box to cover a gas pipe in our basement...

4 07-18-2017 06:13 PM
View JakeK's profile

Farmhouse Bed Design

09-23-2016 06:27 PM by JakeK

OK don’t laugh, but i am planning on building a project from Ana White&...

11 07-17-2017 04:42 PM
View 3-Sons's profile

Electronic Lock help

07-05-2017 08:34 PM by 3-Sons

Hello everyone, I am in need of the expertise you folks have to offer. I ...

15 07-17-2017 01:57 PM
View JustLikeJames's profile

Solid Wood Edgebanding

07-15-2017 03:08 PM by JustLikeJames

I’m trying to determine how to mill 1/4” thick edge banding for p...

8 07-15-2017 10:00 PM
View Redoak49's profile

Bluetooth Speaker Parts

07-14-2017 02:02 PM by Redoak49

I want to build a Bluetooth speaker for my shop with 4” speakers. I ha...

7 07-14-2017 08:58 PM
View hondo13's profile

Workbench design input

07-13-2017 03:33 AM by hondo13

Hi everyone, So I’m looking to build a new workbench in the next wee...

18 07-13-2017 04:06 PM
View NicodemusBC's profile

Doubling up luan for thickness

07-11-2017 05:38 PM by NicodemusBC

I am looking to build a shed. I have access to scaps and leftovers from a loc...

3 07-13-2017 03:26 AM
View dakremer's profile

What size do most use?.....

07-10-2017 11:49 PM by dakremer

Hey guys, quick question…. I’m about to start designing some b...

53 07-13-2017 02:53 AM
View JBrow's profile

Options for Mounting a Pull-out Spice Rack in an Upper Cabinet?

07-12-2017 01:48 AM by JBrow

My question is what are my options for mounting a pull-out spice rack in an u...

4 07-12-2017 03:36 AM
View bndawgs's profile

Built-In Entertainment center over carpet?

06-05-2017 09:11 PM by bndawgs

I have an area in my basement that I am interested in building an entertainme...

19 07-12-2017 03:20 AM
View Dustin's profile

First Commission!

07-09-2017 06:42 PM by Dustin

So, after donating that candle stand I made to my church to use as a communio...

23 07-10-2017 05:30 PM

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