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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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What should I use to fix balusters to a gate

01-29-2015 03:56 AM by edwood1975

I am in the design phase of this deck gate and I am wondering how should ...

6 01-31-2015 11:22 PM
View Woodworker101's profile

Spacing between shelves

01-30-2015 10:47 AM by Woodworker101

Hi LJ’s, I’ve been comissioned to make a pair of tall shelves ...

7 01-31-2015 10:26 AM
View PatrickIrish's profile

Software to help design? Free Maybe? Bar Cart Idea

01-21-2015 09:58 PM by PatrickIrish

I downloaded Sketchup and it’s gonna require to time to figure out. ...

6 01-31-2015 06:41 AM
View JCantin's profile

Off center mortises

01-30-2015 05:40 PM by JCantin

I’m building a bbq cart for my Big Green Egg. Legs will be 4×4 an...

2 01-30-2015 06:40 PM
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16 01-30-2015 03:23 PM
View boston_guy's profile

Installing new kitchen sink & base cabinet

07-07-2012 08:09 PM by boston_guy

Let me explain something I’m trying to do in my kitchen. The total c...

35 01-29-2015 07:49 PM
View Jim Crockett (USN Retired)'s profile

Displaying of a Rare Spanish Olive Jar

06-11-2010 02:48 AM by Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

More years ago than I care to consider, while diving in Puerto Rico, I discov...

8 01-29-2015 03:28 AM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

real work bench

01-28-2015 07:48 AM by daddywoofdawg

I have a decent workbench now but it’s too light for planing and chisel...

5 01-29-2015 01:36 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Question about shelving wood.

01-29-2015 12:41 AM by RussellAP

I’m making some shelves that will sit on top of cabinets on either side...

5 01-29-2015 01:27 AM
View Aee77's profile

Cabinetry question. RE: Building Countertop Cabinets

01-28-2015 02:57 PM by Aee77

Hello, I am hoping you all can help me out. I have basic woodworking skill...

2 01-29-2015 12:56 AM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Roadhouse inspired furniture

01-27-2015 09:15 PM by PhillipRCW

So there is a local restaurant/bar opening up and they have a roadhouse inspi...

7 01-28-2015 03:45 PM
View Thomas berkey's profile

Platform bed frame

01-24-2015 04:04 AM by Thomas berkey

Well I will be moving out of my familys house soon and I need furniture l...

10 01-28-2015 03:29 PM
View Majik365's profile

Placement for end grain when making a blanks?

01-25-2015 10:57 AM by Majik365

I am thinking about doing a few scrap wood projects, such as band saw boxes a...

1 01-28-2015 08:08 AM
View Brodan's profile

looking for source of bookcase design/plans

01-27-2015 05:38 PM by Brodan

My next project is to build a bookcase with my 15yr old son, for my son. He i...

0 01-27-2015 05:38 PM
View MrsN's profile

Articles on furniture styles

01-27-2015 03:29 PM by MrsN

I am looking for resources for articles on furniture styles. I have students ...

1 01-27-2015 03:43 PM
View edwood1975's profile

Fitting a gate to an odd angle

01-26-2015 05:32 PM by edwood1975

Hi All….. I start by putting this diagram so as that it helps with m...

22 01-27-2015 01:13 AM
View jbueno26's profile

Whiskey Barrel Cabinet Question

01-26-2015 02:04 PM by jbueno26

Hello, I just happened upon this forum because I have a little project that I...

3 01-26-2015 08:50 PM
View jimmyhopps's profile

Bottom stretcher needed in this design?

01-26-2015 12:58 AM by jimmyhopps

I’m building the table in the attached FWW picture. There are 2 beefy ...

13 01-26-2015 03:08 PM
View Garbanzolasvegas's profile

The domino effect

01-25-2015 06:11 PM by Garbanzolasvegas

I was watching a video on how to build kitchen cabinets and this guy was usin...

10 01-26-2015 10:50 AM
View Tmj0495's profile

Question about a Restoration Hardware TV Easel

08-05-2013 08:24 AM by Tmj0495

I am trying to build the TV stand from Restoration Hardware located in this l...

6 01-26-2015 06:55 AM

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