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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 pontic's profile

Heard of Rev-a-shelf?

04-03-2017 10:50 PM by pontic

Well here’s Pont-O-shelf.Made three of these things for a clien...

7 04-04-2017 06:24 AM
View ppg677's profile

Feasibility of exterior door

04-04-2017 02:01 AM by ppg677

I have an exterior door on the 2nd story of my home that I’d like to re...

3 04-04-2017 03:15 AM
View John146's profile

Mobile kitchen island - what materials to use and how to join?

04-01-2017 10:26 PM by John146

I offered to make my wife a mobile kitchen island—she just had to pick ...

11 04-03-2017 10:44 PM
View Chuck1685's profile

Question about chevron pattern top.

04-03-2017 01:50 PM by Chuck1685

Hello all. I have been commissioned to build a dining table for one o...

4 04-03-2017 04:35 PM
View MFranklin79's profile

Extra Large Picture Frame

04-03-2017 01:25 PM by MFranklin79

I’ve built a frame for a picture that is 88”x22”. I can&#...

1 04-03-2017 03:17 PM
View CatiaMan's profile

Make your own window frame

07-26-2009 07:38 AM by CatiaMan

A friend of mine replaced all the windows in her house with some top end wind...

50 04-03-2017 04:56 AM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

How thick should a cedar screen door be?

06-15-2010 05:02 PM by toddbeaulieu

Hello all… I’ve been quietly collecting wood working tools for th...

10 04-03-2017 03:58 AM
View Jerry's profile

Need advice figuring out some inexpensive projects

03-31-2017 08:39 PM by Jerry

Hey fellow LJ’s. I suddenly find myself needing to make several differe...

32 04-03-2017 02:57 AM
View xavierCarte's profile

Question on structural strength of 3/4 plywood, weight bearing cabinet..

04-02-2017 12:11 AM by xavierCarte

Planning to build a loft bed for my sons. My current design uses a 3 piec...

8 04-03-2017 01:52 AM
View Lars Gregersen's profile

Making pickets with a semi-circle on top

04-02-2017 12:11 AM by Lars Gregersen

Hi I need to replace a white picket fence. It has 85 pickets that have a p...

13 04-02-2017 07:55 PM
View Stamper471's profile

Help Finding Hardware for or Designing a Collapsible Spiral Stair

04-01-2017 06:45 PM by Stamper471

Hi there all, I am trying to design a set of collapsible spiral stairs lik...

11 04-02-2017 12:03 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

Design for a modern storage furniture

03-27-2017 12:35 PM by daddywoofdawg

I’m offered to join a no prize contest,and this years is to design and ...

4 04-02-2017 10:10 AM
View DavidBR's profile

Adding legs to a two-part tree round accent table

03-31-2017 08:39 PM by DavidBR

I recently found a beautiful rosewood round (see below) that I intend to make...

1 03-31-2017 10:05 PM
View Lukecole89's profile

Need hardware configuration for easily removable drop leaf supports

03-24-2017 03:38 PM by Lukecole89

I am building a table with two 24” extensions. I am trying to figure ou...

1 03-31-2017 02:41 PM
View Dustin's profile

Need some advice on outdoor table

03-29-2017 07:15 PM by Dustin

Hey, fellow jocks, seems I’ll be doing another little project. I’...

7 03-31-2017 01:33 PM
View Ripper70's profile

Any idea how to add this feature?

03-30-2017 10:46 PM by Ripper70

Hello All, I’m working on some box design ideas and came across this...

6 03-31-2017 01:57 AM
View Nfine1's profile

Best Type of Wood for a Water Ramp?

03-30-2017 09:36 AM by Nfine1

Hey Guys! I am new here and do not know much about wood itself let alone w...

2 03-30-2017 05:35 PM
View boston_guy's profile

Seeking some carpentry ideas

03-21-2017 09:53 PM by boston_guy

I’m seeking creative ideas. I’m totally out of ideas since I̵...

8 03-30-2017 03:11 PM
View gtgauvin's profile

fixed shelves necessary for wall-to-wall bookcase?

03-29-2017 07:07 PM by gtgauvin

I’m in the planning stage for a wall to wall bookcase. Basically, the p...

5 03-30-2017 12:28 AM
View Trev333's profile

Gaming Dinner Table Help

03-27-2017 07:35 PM by Trev333

Hi Everyone, I would like to ask for help with regards to a project that I...

7 03-29-2017 10:20 PM

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