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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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Chess board issues / questions

04-28-2017 11:30 PM by dead

So I started making a chess board a few years ago. I used wenge from rockler...

7 04-29-2017 09:28 PM
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Recommendations for walnut table legs

04-24-2017 04:41 AM by tschmidty68

Need some advice on what to build for legs (30-33 inches tall) for a piece of...

1 04-29-2017 04:22 AM
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How do I build inexpensive furniture for people?

04-27-2017 03:37 AM by Bradb7888

I just posted a different question and got such an overwhelming helpful respo...

16 04-28-2017 04:31 AM
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Workbench tops

04-24-2017 02:13 PM by Tedstor

So I bought the below workbench 4-5 years ago and its been serving me well (a...

17 04-28-2017 02:14 AM
View Tom's profile

Restoring old VW Wood steering wheel

04-27-2017 02:35 AM by Tom

One of my son’s friends has an old VW Bug. He picked up a new to him s...

4 04-27-2017 11:20 AM
View Bradb7888's profile

Need help sizing boards for coffee table

04-26-2017 03:25 AM by Bradb7888

I’m looking for advice for a farm style coffee table and end tables I p...

6 04-27-2017 03:27 AM
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Finding X leg angles

04-21-2017 09:49 PM by PhillipRCW

Has anyone worked with any online tools to help determine the correct angles ...

19 04-25-2017 03:48 PM
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best wood for rocker for rocking airplane

04-25-2017 02:10 PM by beaujacques

hi i’m building a rocking airplane and was wondering if poplar is a ...

2 04-25-2017 02:31 PM
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What To Do With a Few Hundred Pounds of Acrylic & Plexi?

04-24-2017 04:03 PM by Kelly

I posted a gloat about a freebie score I made on enough plexi and acrylic it ...

5 04-25-2017 01:52 AM
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New Live Edge Slab Bench

08-06-2016 02:33 PM by docspencer

I have a nice piece of 7/4 walnut that I want to use to make a bench for our ...

6 04-24-2017 04:47 AM
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Resin Epoxy table questions

04-23-2017 03:31 AM by Medici

Hey guys. I can’t seem to find any good articles or info that actual...

8 04-24-2017 04:03 AM
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Multitool Table saw/Router with homebuilt incremental fence plans

04-24-2017 12:50 AM by srfrancis

Came up with a multifunction table plan trying to focus on accuracy, space, a...

1 04-24-2017 01:39 AM
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Help With Design for Retail Quality Clothes Rack - Have Pictures

04-23-2017 12:49 AM by Cindy

I’m needing help getting started with a new project. I have to make a c...

6 04-23-2017 10:24 PM
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Anyone with Cutlist Plus or SketchUp willing to help?

03-01-2017 10:17 PM by SinclareRose

Hey all, Hope everyone is having a wonderful day. I am looking for some...

6 04-23-2017 07:00 PM
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SketchUp Class May 6-7, 2017 Pittsburgh

02-18-2017 12:11 AM by BobLang

I’ve just added another SketchUp class to my schedule. This will be hel...

1 04-23-2017 06:57 PM
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Making WWPA 105 Shiplap siding

04-22-2017 01:58 PM by YESServices

Any ideas on how to make WWPA 105 shiplap siding? I’m new to woodworkin...

3 04-23-2017 01:02 AM
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Using my pneumatic stapler

04-21-2017 03:59 AM by edwood1975

I just wondering can I use my pneumatic stapler to secure some garden mesh wi...

6 04-22-2017 01:22 PM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Does anyone know where I can buy brass or other metal dovetail keys?

05-18-2016 08:47 PM by PhillipRCW

I’m interested in using some metal dovetail keys and I’m trying t...

12 04-20-2017 10:04 PM
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Can somebody help me to built this project?

04-18-2017 06:19 PM by Betsy2309

Hi everyone! I´m new here. I want to built this type of wooden screen with...

3 04-18-2017 07:20 PM
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Antique oak double roll-top desk help

04-17-2017 02:45 AM by Callred1975

I’m an amateur and need help with a project. I found a very nice antiq...

8 04-18-2017 02:55 AM

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