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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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How would you create a cone/horn shape?

05-02-2015 11:30 AM by scottyeyre

I saw these speakers online and was instantly blown away by the design and in...

34 05-06-2015 06:17 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Adding weight to a piece

05-02-2015 11:09 AM by CharlesA

Ever need to add weight to a project to make it more stable? I made a full s...

12 05-06-2015 03:56 AM
View Mars72's profile

Best hardwood source Utah

09-25-2009 10:55 PM by Mars72

Not sure if this is the best forum to post in, However, I am looking for the ...

11 05-05-2015 07:51 PM
View Furnitude's profile

Source for small metal containers

05-04-2015 06:39 PM by Furnitude

I’m making a succulent planter and need a small metal container. It nee...

11 05-05-2015 06:20 PM
View Razorburne's profile

Help with cooler box build

05-05-2015 02:57 AM by Razorburne

I really like the looks of the cedar cooker boxes I have seen being built (us...

3 05-05-2015 01:11 PM
View UpstateNYdude's profile

Rustic Undulated Panels

05-04-2015 05:54 PM by UpstateNYdude

I’m in the process of building my brother some castle type shutters for...

2 05-05-2015 01:34 AM
View edwood1975's profile

Chamfering 3.5" to define individual wood pieces

05-04-2015 03:50 PM by edwood1975

Hi Community, I’m building a patio cooler out of cedar I’m con...

8 05-04-2015 09:27 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Mocking up with 2x4's/2x6's?

05-01-2015 01:03 AM by CharlesA

I’m designing a couple of projects that are made from 8/4 or 4/4 stock,...

5 05-02-2015 11:13 AM
View Rob's profile

What should every woodworker know about French curves?

05-01-2015 05:38 PM by Rob

I was going to buy a French curve and realized I might not know enough about ...

3 05-01-2015 06:26 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Pergala arch question

04-29-2015 11:01 AM by FancyShoes

I have someone wanting me to build this pergala for them. I am wondering the ...

9 05-01-2015 01:10 PM
View wallyginter1's profile

Sketch Up Help

05-01-2015 12:53 AM by wallyginter1

so in my high school (tech school) we have been learning sketch up for wood w...

3 05-01-2015 01:21 AM
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04-28-2015 12:07 AM by SKlaus

Good Evening everyone, I have just started the process of designing by far m...

12 04-29-2015 10:13 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Sketchup: How to draw four-sided curved legs?

04-28-2015 01:24 PM by CharlesA

Every once in a while I run into a sketchup issue that I can’t get my m...

20 04-28-2015 06:52 PM
View Absinthe's profile

Building a big comb

10-14-2011 03:21 PM by Absinthe

Next project is to build a weaving loom. Many people seem to start these proj...

9 04-28-2015 06:48 PM
View athomas5009's profile

Tablesaw station design questions

04-09-2015 05:19 AM by athomas5009

Some time in the next couple months I plan on building a station for my Cman ...

5 04-28-2015 09:20 AM
View AandCstyle's profile

Angled sides for tray

04-24-2015 05:28 PM by AandCstyle

Is there a standard angle for the sides of trays? I was thinking of making t...

10 04-28-2015 12:24 AM
View ednarg's profile

72" round table - one pedestal?

04-26-2015 07:04 PM by ednarg

HiI am building a 72” round table out of 1” black walnut. There w...

4 04-27-2015 02:30 AM
View Don's profile

Round Chess Table w/Drawers

04-26-2015 02:22 PM by Don

Hey folks, I’ve been asked to make a round chess table with drawers for...

1 04-26-2015 09:35 PM
View ShawnSpencer's profile

Bread board end invisible joinery question

04-25-2015 08:17 PM by ShawnSpencer

I’m working on a Nakashima n-12 table replica. I cannot tell how the br...

5 04-26-2015 01:18 AM
View ric53's profile

Live Edge Bench Base

04-25-2015 10:06 PM by ric53

I’m in the process of building a bench out of an live edge Ash slab wit...

1 04-25-2015 11:13 PM

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