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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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Sheet music storage

03-01-2016 05:14 PM by fiddlebanshee

I’ve recently purchased a piano and a guitar, both of which I used to p...

24 03-07-2016 04:24 AM
View DerekJ's profile

Transitioning from "rough builder" to "woodworker"?

02-08-2016 03:00 PM by DerekJ

Hello! I’m pretty new to this site but love the information that’...

28 03-05-2016 03:11 PM
View Tom's profile

Cutting board feet

03-04-2016 05:37 PM by Tom

I made up a batch of cutting boards ranging from 11×11 to 12×17 and...

5 03-05-2016 04:39 AM
View edwood1975's profile

Putting Drawers and a top shelf into this " Wood Whisperer " Outfeed Table

03-04-2016 03:44 AM by edwood1975

So I’m designing an outfeed table and I’m wondering how do I ...

2 03-04-2016 01:35 PM
View johnnywyoming's profile

Fireplace Mantel Shelf

02-02-2016 08:35 PM by johnnywyoming

Caution, Newbie thinking going on here… Thinking about a design for my fir...

5 03-02-2016 06:28 PM
View BB1's profile

Do you start with detailed plans?

02-27-2016 02:27 PM by BB1

I am new to LJ and am really enjoying viewing the projects and gaining insigh...

33 03-02-2016 05:06 PM
View Holbs's profile

Rear panel of cabinet: structure bearing, anti-racking, or placeholder?

03-01-2016 04:46 PM by Holbs

More specifically, a medium/large sized wall hanging hand tool cabinet with p...

4 03-01-2016 08:28 PM
View conifur's profile

My designed projects

03-01-2016 02:18 AM by conifur

As some one asked me for pics I deleted some from the camera and some not and...

7 03-01-2016 02:55 AM
View boston_guy's profile

Converting cabinets from pulls to knobs (concealing screw holes)

09-26-2012 02:44 PM by boston_guy

I’m refinishing some kitchen cabinets that I bought used. They curre...

29 02-29-2016 08:09 PM
View Dan Morgan's profile

Load and span information

02-26-2016 11:27 PM by Dan Morgan

I didn’t know where else to put this question… The wife has de...

16 02-29-2016 03:53 PM
View gmal's profile

Chair Repair

02-29-2016 01:57 AM by gmal

here is a chair with worn out caning. Owner wishes to remove all caning and r...

3 02-29-2016 02:17 PM
View jonmakesthings's profile

Wood movement from California to Florida

02-29-2016 02:23 AM by jonmakesthings

My very first post!I live in northern California central valley. My sister, w...

1 02-29-2016 02:36 AM
View Dave Rutan's profile

How Large a Slot for a Smartphone

11-11-2015 05:57 PM by Dave Rutan

I’m going to build a desk accessory for three family members based arou...

29 02-28-2016 06:36 PM
View Lloyd Fitzgerald's profile

Crib Height

02-27-2016 03:21 PM by Lloyd Fitzgerald

Our daughter is getting ready to have twins, so I am going to build two ident...

1 02-27-2016 03:39 PM
View Holbs's profile

For those who built quality workbenches, what was the price tag?

02-20-2016 12:13 AM by Holbs

I will be starting a hand tool cabinet project, then a router table … ...

69 02-27-2016 03:37 PM
View DerekJ's profile

Sliding Barn Door Help?

02-26-2016 07:10 PM by DerekJ

Good afternoon! I’m pretty new to this forum and woodworking in general...

13 02-27-2016 11:25 AM
View The__Dude's profile

Facing of bookshelf made from plywood8

02-20-2016 04:33 PM by The__Dude

I need a book shelf for my home office.Not really needing anything furniture ...

11 02-27-2016 11:18 AM
View PRGDesigns's profile

FDA approved wood species for food contact

09-04-2012 08:36 PM by PRGDesigns

I just received my latest e-mail blast from Cook Woods. In the e-mail there ...

12 02-26-2016 04:05 AM
View Hopman's profile

Need help with built-in TV/Entertainment Nook

02-23-2016 10:36 PM by Hopman

I got some really high quotes to do a built-in for this media nook.https://go...

1 02-25-2016 12:32 AM
View srzsrz's profile

Can you comment on my bed design?

05-26-2014 04:45 AM by srzsrz

This is not exactly “fine furniture” and may be a bit low-brow co...

6 02-24-2016 08:23 PM

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