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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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New bench questions from a woodworking newbie

04-07-2015 02:31 AM by TrentO

Well I’m new to woodworking and these are going to be some very new emb...

23 04-12-2015 09:13 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Sofa/Couch Design that is not Arts and Crafts

04-06-2015 01:56 PM by CharlesA

After finishing my next three projects, I am considering building a couch/sof...

7 04-11-2015 11:36 PM
View saltcod's profile

Built-in Bookcase material

04-11-2015 04:32 PM by saltcod

Hey all! I want to build in a large bookcase(s) into my wife’s basem...

1 04-11-2015 05:16 PM
View Sanderguy777's profile

How to build a work bench like a Sjoberg.

04-03-2015 08:57 AM by Sanderguy777

I really need a new work bench. Whenever I use my hand planes, I move the who...

46 04-10-2015 09:12 PM
View MrsN's profile

Built-in Bookshelf Question

04-10-2015 04:05 PM by MrsN

My house is heated with electric baseboard heaters, I want to build a wall of...

5 04-10-2015 08:43 PM
View Casm's profile

Double Wide Chaise Lounge

04-09-2015 03:29 PM by Casm

First off, thanks for a fantastic forum! It’s quickly becoming my go-t...

1 04-10-2015 06:50 PM
View HarveyDunn's profile

Advice on dimensions and hardware for a room divider

04-09-2015 05:26 PM by HarveyDunn

I am interested in building something such as this. If the uprights ar...

6 04-09-2015 08:55 PM
View oldreddog's profile

Custom Router Bit

04-09-2015 11:10 AM by oldreddog

I am looking to get a custom router bit made for a 28 degree angle with a gui...

9 04-09-2015 06:31 PM
View ChuckH's profile

Exterior box hinge with stop

04-05-2015 09:19 PM by ChuckH

Saw these hinges on a box at Pier 1, can’t seem to find something like ...

1 04-09-2015 03:11 PM
View dustycajun's profile

info on glue up

04-08-2015 09:03 PM by dustycajun

Hi im building a outdoor table and the question i have is im using cypress c...

4 04-09-2015 12:01 PM
View AAANDRRREW's profile

Toy box for the youngster - couple questions

04-08-2015 02:05 PM by AAANDRRREW

I found some plans for a cool toy box for my 2 year old I’d like to bui...

8 04-09-2015 12:43 AM
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Vices: Tail vs. Wagon

04-07-2015 11:58 AM by rwe2156

For you guys who have had either or both, pro’s and con’s? My ...

3 04-07-2015 08:04 PM
View Beauman22's profile

Ash table base

04-03-2015 06:35 PM by Beauman22

Hello I am building a farm table for a friend. The top is 8/4 white oak an...

3 04-04-2015 02:31 AM
View trsnider's profile

tilting desktop hardware

04-03-2015 04:40 PM by trsnider

Anyone have good ideas/source for a tilting desktop (drafting/architects) har...

1 04-03-2015 07:11 PM
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Cutting Board Design Software for Mac

08-23-2014 05:32 PM by Don Broussard

I know that there is a cutting board design software for Windows machines. I...

12 04-03-2015 01:01 PM
View skogie1's profile

Walnut and Maple Bench Top Question

03-31-2015 07:16 PM by skogie1

I’m building a shoe rack, about 12”Dx26”W. The top will be...

12 04-02-2015 03:10 PM
View conifur's profile

South Beach chair plans

04-01-2015 01:36 PM by conifur

I have been looking all over for plans for a South Beach chair, which looks l...

3 04-02-2015 11:49 AM
View DromSealis's profile

Where to hire craftsman? (thead no longer valid)

03-29-2015 10:59 PM by DromSealis

edited out - The OP has found a woodworker for hire. Thanks to all who ...

14 04-01-2015 05:12 PM
View sgreen's profile

Advice on Desk Construction

03-30-2015 09:16 PM by sgreen

So I have come up with this L-shaped desk for the office and need some advice...

14 04-01-2015 03:26 PM
View woodenwarrior's profile

The project you wish you could burn but your pride won't let you.

03-28-2015 01:21 PM by woodenwarrior

I know I’m not the only one that has had this problem. Building that on...

14 03-30-2015 11:17 PM

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