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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 skunkwerk's profile

help a newbie with a table

07-10-2016 09:52 PM by skunkwerk

Hi, I have 5 blocks of an old oak tree which look like this: My wife wa...

3 07-10-2016 11:05 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

Swinging drawer on bathroom vanity - hardware?

07-09-2016 04:14 AM by Rick M.

I will be building a vanity to fit an oddball space and want to make swing ou...

6 07-10-2016 07:01 PM
View Marn64's profile (online now)

Inlaying Curly Maple, what would be best?

07-10-2016 06:23 AM by Marn64

Hey all,So I am making a jewelry box, each side is curly maple bordered by ge...

2 07-10-2016 06:54 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

Stupid question about breadboard ends

07-08-2016 04:39 PM by LiveEdge

I understand the concept and how one glues in the middle and allows for expan...

7 07-09-2016 10:30 PM
View BB1's profile

Accounting for wood movement in custom side-table/bookcase

07-08-2016 03:56 PM by BB1

I am working on plans for a side table/book shelf for a friend. This project...

5 07-09-2016 03:03 PM
View CQRNELIUS's profile

Adirondack chairs from Rockler - Type of wood/surfaced?

06-10-2016 07:10 PM by CQRNELIUS

I bought Rockler’s adirondack chair plans and am trying to decide on wh...

9 07-08-2016 05:36 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

To trestle or not to trestle

07-07-2016 10:21 PM by LiveEdge

For my next project I am planning on building a farmhouse table from reclaime...

11 07-08-2016 01:19 PM
View nogeel's profile

Best Cornhole Plans for Woodworkers?

07-05-2016 05:05 AM by nogeel

Most plans for cornhole seem to be aimed at non-woodworkers wanting to make t...

16 07-08-2016 04:21 AM
View lump945's profile

Storage cabinet idea - cheap & simple - but will it work well?

07-07-2016 11:52 PM by lump945

Hi all, I’m new to woodworking / cabinet building and have an idea I...

2 07-08-2016 03:46 AM
View kmetzger's profile

Cello stand question

07-15-2015 07:29 PM by kmetzger

I’m thinking about giving this cello stand a try: http://mydadsfurnitur...

9 07-07-2016 08:22 PM
View CheckPleaseTY's profile

Design and Material Suggestions Needed!

07-01-2016 08:06 PM by CheckPleaseTY

Hey everyone! I hope this is in the right forum, if not let me know and I ...

9 07-04-2016 05:24 PM
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05-31-2016 10:53 PM by jbay


11 07-04-2016 01:38 PM
View Eddie's profile

How did they do it? (not your average end-grain cutting board)

08-06-2013 06:35 PM by Eddie

Hey guys, I found a picture of a beautifully unique end-grain cutting boar...

40 07-03-2016 11:12 AM
View HarveyDunn's profile

Plans or design ideas needed for dining table that expands from 2 to 6

07-02-2016 03:30 AM by HarveyDunn

I’m looking for some ideas or even better yet plans for a dining table ...

6 07-03-2016 01:56 AM
View Jess's profile

Need ideas! Surplus redwood wood planks

07-01-2016 07:27 PM by Jess

Hello! Love this site! I Need help! My husband redid his mom’s fence bu...

8 07-02-2016 01:29 PM
View Ben's profile

Corner kitchen sink, cabinet

07-01-2016 07:48 PM by Ben

Hey all,I’m building a new kitchen for some neighbors. They want a corn...

2 07-02-2016 03:36 AM
View thechipcarver's profile

Where can I find "The World's Hardest 4 Piece Puzzle" pattern?

06-30-2016 09:12 PM by thechipcarver

Hey Guys, Maybe someone can help me. I believe it was in an issue of Scro...

1 07-01-2016 01:30 PM
View logmantim's profile

house plans program - drafting -

06-27-2016 10:49 PM by logmantim

Hope someone can help me with finding a good program for drawing house.I plan...

6 06-30-2016 03:19 PM
View Holbs's profile

General Roubo style workbench questions before pulling trigger on build

06-29-2016 01:26 AM by Holbs

Background:Will be purchasing 2”x12” Douglas Fir Kiln Dried at my...

11 06-30-2016 05:28 AM
View SouthernRustic's profile

MaxCut type software

06-21-2016 09:00 PM by SouthernRustic

Good afternoon from Houston! I was looking into maxcut software and was wo...

2 06-29-2016 07:21 PM

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