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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 1voyager1's profile

I need to change the thickness of the material called for by the plan

07-15-2014 08:07 AM by 1voyager1

Went to town today to pick up the materials for the outfeed table I want to a...

2 07-15-2014 09:41 PM
View Heynow14's profile

outdoor table top - not doing well - help, please!

07-14-2014 06:50 PM by Heynow14

I’ve built a cypress outdoor table that started out looking amazing but...

15 07-15-2014 01:37 AM
View ajw1978's profile

A little help, please (Apologies if this is the wrong forum)

07-11-2014 01:07 PM by ajw1978

Hello, Lumberjocks. First time poster, long time reader, etc. etc… A...

8 07-15-2014 01:34 AM
View patrad's profile

First inlay router pattern

07-14-2014 05:33 PM by patrad

I’m making a box (top is roughly 8×12) for my sister’s weddi...

0 07-14-2014 05:33 PM
View HickoryHill's profile

Norm's Router Table - Attaching the top

07-13-2014 03:05 PM by HickoryHill

For those of you who built Nahm’s Router Table… did you...

4 07-14-2014 04:15 AM
View Wayno1's profile

Table for my wife

07-13-2014 11:41 PM by Wayno1

I am building this table for the master mean my wife’s ...

3 07-14-2014 02:17 AM
View CianM's profile

Using marble and solid wood

07-13-2014 12:05 AM by CianM

I am currently in the early stages of a dining table. It will be a solid wood...

4 07-13-2014 10:57 PM
View Steve Kreins's profile

Anyone Feel Like Taking On This Project?

07-13-2014 04:34 AM by Steve Kreins

A swinging dinning room table set. I think this might make the daily ...

7 07-13-2014 10:06 PM
View Dutchmn's profile

Designing an End Table in Inkscape

07-13-2014 02:26 AM by Dutchmn

In this video I show you how I draw a side view of an end table. All comme...

3 07-13-2014 05:29 AM
View pashley's profile

(closed) Why You NEED to Learn SketchUp!

07-11-2014 01:35 PM by pashley

It’s all about the design, baby, and doing it on the computer is the be...

60 07-12-2014 07:56 PM
View paxorion's profile

Framing a Mirror: How do you affix the mirror?

01-21-2013 07:06 PM by paxorion

My wife and I picked up a mirror from Ikea (MINDE) that I have been promising...

18 07-12-2014 06:21 PM
View CharlesA's profile (online now)

Thickness of live edge lumber for a coffee table project?

07-11-2014 10:09 PM by CharlesA

I’m finally getting around to building the coffee table that I asked de...

10 07-12-2014 02:46 AM
View BuzzBate's profile

Flag and Medal Display Case

07-11-2014 01:08 PM by BuzzBate

I’ve recently been asked to make a display case that will hang on the w...

4 07-11-2014 02:53 PM
View chetrog's profile

Steve Ramsey park bench. Need help if anyone has time.

07-10-2014 05:42 AM by chetrog

I am going to be building a park bench from Steve Ramsey’s Website, but...

2 07-11-2014 05:48 AM
View Billy E's profile

Designing a platform bed--selection of woods to contrast with Black Walnut

07-09-2014 05:43 PM by Billy E

Hello all,I am wrapping up my first project with walnut, which is two nightst...

7 07-10-2014 06:00 AM
View Kwit's profile

Fixed Louver Shutters: is RED CEDAR a good option?

07-09-2014 02:26 AM by Kwit

I am considering making some fixed louver exterior shutters for one of my in-...

4 07-09-2014 05:51 PM
View cdaniels's profile

Anyone have experience with the boots to business program?

06-30-2014 12:56 AM by cdaniels

I want to start my own small woodworking business when I get out and I was to...

3 07-08-2014 07:18 AM
View indplswoodworking's profile

Plywood Kayak....

05-04-2014 09:33 PM by indplswoodworking

I am interested in designing and building a wooden kayak! After reviewing sev...

135 07-08-2014 02:24 AM
View jimbarstow's profile

waiter style wine opener kit

07-01-2014 06:08 PM by jimbarstow

I’ve tried to find a bare waiter style corkscrew. I would then put on m...

1 07-07-2014 07:24 PM
View ndguy's profile

Is hickory difficult to work with?

10-30-2009 01:16 AM by ndguy

My finished carpentry skills are still in the developmental stage. I have bui...

51 07-07-2014 01:57 PM

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