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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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Workbench Storage Unit ( Sketchup Model)

08-22-2015 01:42 AM by edwood1975

My workbench is crying out for some storage system and I drew this on Ske...

3 08-26-2015 06:19 PM
View rhybeka's profile

PS3 Travel Storage - even possible?

08-25-2015 05:43 PM by rhybeka

Hi All! was poking around the internet in order to find a storage case fo...

4 08-26-2015 12:57 PM
View snakerake's profile

Outdoor Furniture Project

08-24-2015 07:24 PM by snakerake

Hey all, I was hoping someone here might point me in the right direction. ...

6 08-25-2015 05:50 PM
View BigMig's profile

Plan/Idea for an Ergonomic Adirondack Chair

08-24-2015 07:32 PM by BigMig

Team,Most people love the basic Adirondack chair, myself included. However t...

5 08-25-2015 05:16 PM
View buildingmonkey's profile

Looking for a corner detail for bedroom furniture.

08-25-2015 02:24 PM by buildingmonkey

Built a bedroom set for my daughter, and used the same corner detail for the ...

0 08-25-2015 02:24 PM
View joegard's profile

What does it want to be?

08-23-2015 09:16 AM by joegard

I rescued this piece of firewood last year and have been storing it in the ga...

7 08-25-2015 03:41 AM
View tremblayj's profile

Studio production desk

08-22-2015 03:25 PM by tremblayj

I am in the planing stages of building a production desk and was looking to g...

5 08-25-2015 12:25 AM
View BigMig's profile

Tongue and Groove or Rail and Style for Shutters

08-17-2015 03:26 PM by BigMig

Hey Gang,My next project is to replace the exterior shutters on my house. Th...

8 08-24-2015 07:47 PM
View Sawdustmaker115's profile

Pricing on a loft bed

08-23-2015 01:40 AM by Sawdustmaker115

hello everyone,Wow! it’s been a while since I’ve been on here. ...

6 08-23-2015 10:27 PM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

Double action Heavy duty hinge

08-23-2015 01:41 AM by newwoodbutcher

I’m planning to install two big and heavy gates to an opening in my patio. T...

3 08-23-2015 08:14 PM
View Ian Balt's profile

Straightening of reclaimed oak barrel staves

05-18-2009 08:10 PM by Ian Balt

I desperately require assistance – cannot find a specific topic on the ...

18 08-23-2015 12:18 AM
View Roflbots's profile

Sprucing Up and Old Rocker - Alot or a Little?

08-14-2015 09:14 PM by Roflbots

Hello all, My wife and I picked up a cute old rocking chair at a localauct...

3 08-22-2015 01:28 PM
View whiteshoecovers's profile

how do I tenon long 2x4s?

08-13-2015 12:24 PM by whiteshoecovers

I want to make a mortise and tenon fence so essentially need to cut a tenon i...

12 08-22-2015 12:45 AM
View CudaDude's profile

Painted desk build. Which plywood?

08-19-2015 05:28 PM by CudaDude

What type of plywood should I use for this desk?

10 08-21-2015 01:43 AM
View CM02WS6's profile

Workbench design feedback

08-20-2015 12:47 PM by CM02WS6

Looking for some input on my workbench design. My goal is to have a relative...

11 08-20-2015 04:27 PM
View mikeyp's profile


08-20-2015 02:20 PM by mikeyp

I’m starting on a project that I’m building three rows of cubby&#...

2 08-20-2015 03:25 PM
View KatieBot's profile

Incorporating Electrical Components into Wood Furniture

08-18-2015 12:10 AM by KatieBot

Does anyone know of a good reference resource about how to safely wire compon...

10 08-20-2015 04:21 AM
View CudaDude's profile

French cleat for floating desk

08-03-2015 10:10 PM by CudaDude

I’m planning on building something very similar to this for the kids ro...

4 08-19-2015 05:48 PM
View CharlesA's profile

What Design era are we in?

08-18-2015 01:19 PM by CharlesA

Here’s my impression: furniture has gone through many design trends, e...

29 08-19-2015 12:44 PM
View mikeyp's profile


08-17-2015 05:50 PM by mikeyp

I’m hoping to get some ideas for you guys. I’m building a corner ...

10 08-19-2015 11:24 AM

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