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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 Kaleb the Swede's profile

This show is starting tonight. Could be interesting

01-06-2015 11:44 AM by Kaleb the Swede A furniture making show on Spi...

41 03-13-2015 10:47 AM
View Elksniffer's profile

Advice on wood/plywood for painted cabinets

03-12-2015 07:53 PM by Elksniffer

My wife and I are designing new kitchen cabinets for a major remodel. She wan...

3 03-12-2015 09:34 PM
View Obie's profile

Drilling/Routing Advice

03-08-2015 01:29 AM by Obie

Oh great and wise lumberjocks, I see insight. Pictured below is something ...

16 03-12-2015 09:01 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile


03-12-2015 03:38 PM by PhillipRCW

I absolutely hate building chairs. For the most part dining chairs that are o...

2 03-12-2015 07:01 PM
View auera215's profile

Need advice on refinishing a whiskey barrel top

03-10-2015 02:47 AM by auera215

Let me start off with this…. I am not a wood worker so I don’t kn...

5 03-11-2015 08:54 PM
View jtrz's profile

Torsion box with voids

03-11-2015 01:13 AM by jtrz

So I’m working on a design for a desk. I have decided to use a torsion ...

5 03-11-2015 03:41 AM
View Wendybird's profile

Cedar table design questions

03-07-2015 02:55 PM by Wendybird

I bought some cedar 1×6 yesterday. My plan was for an outdoor table and ...

3 03-09-2015 09:34 PM
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03-02-2015 10:20 PM by Tooch

So I follow a guy on Twitter known as @WoodworkIdea because he normally tweet...

14 03-09-2015 01:34 PM
View TRHeath's profile

Sketchup Forum

03-08-2015 04:59 AM by TRHeath

I think it would be nice to have a Sketchup Forum where we cant post question...

12 03-09-2015 01:34 AM
View dduncombe's profile

Making odd shapes out of Lignum Vitae

03-06-2015 08:50 PM by dduncombe

Hello everyone! This is my first post and it’s a selfish one. This is a...

13 03-07-2015 08:10 PM
View boatz's profile

Large Cabinet for Golf Clubs

03-05-2015 10:02 PM by boatz

I posted a while back as I was working out the design. I’m starting to...

2 03-06-2015 10:59 PM
View Garbanzolasvegas's profile

Dark wood or light wood?

03-04-2015 01:03 PM by Garbanzolasvegas

I was just curious? I personally light light colored wood. I think dark wood ...

10 03-06-2015 05:08 PM
View Craftsman on the lake's profile

Recommendations for hutch topper design?

03-05-2015 08:05 PM by Craftsman on the lake

I’m building a small hutch. It’s about 36” wide. It’s...

6 03-06-2015 02:27 PM
View goochs's profile

sketchup free or pro

02-23-2015 07:42 PM by goochs

I am looking for a simple drawing plan to do my sketches of projects to build...

26 03-06-2015 03:59 AM
View Chris 's profile

Cabinet build for incra router stand

03-04-2015 03:23 PM by Chris

This is my first post so if it is wrong spot let me know where to move it to....

3 03-06-2015 02:11 AM
View Garbanzolasvegas's profile

Ready for finishing

03-05-2015 06:42 PM by Garbanzolasvegas

3 03-05-2015 07:02 PM
View Chris 's profile

Critiquing my modified design- first time using sketch up

03-05-2015 05:00 AM by Chris

So not sure if I’m allowed to do this, but I modified an existing desig...

1 03-05-2015 08:35 AM
View Garbanzolasvegas's profile

Biscuit Joiner Spacing

03-04-2015 01:20 PM by Garbanzolasvegas

When making solid wood panels using biscuits how far apart should one space t...

8 03-05-2015 03:44 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Sketchup--Irregular curved solid--how to do it?

03-01-2015 11:03 PM by CharlesA

I am working on a shape like this. It is curved on inside and outside, but t...

20 03-04-2015 02:09 AM
View Dr_Chow's profile

Need Help Finding a Manufacturer

03-03-2015 05:00 PM by Dr_Chow

Hello, I have a product idea for a small wooded toy with many parts and I was...

1 03-03-2015 09:11 PM

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