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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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Gate Plans

02-15-2011 07:19 AM by handystanley

I need to rebuild the gate on the side of our house. Does anyone have a reso...

11 03-02-2011 06:09 PM
View Vasko's profile

Drilling through stone?

02-28-2011 08:59 AM by Vasko

This may seem off topic, but does anyone know how it’s possible to dril...

8 03-02-2011 05:39 PM
View EPJartisan's profile

Flower Table stamin help

02-26-2011 07:38 AM by EPJartisan

I am almost done with a second flower table of bloodwood and reconstituted ma...

10 03-02-2011 06:54 AM
View sarahss's profile

looking for hard to find book

02-24-2011 05:31 PM by sarahss

I’m looking for a book titled “Making Craftsman Style Lamps”...

33 03-02-2011 12:04 AM
View jdwyk's profile

Apple Cider Press....

05-18-2009 02:34 PM by jdwyk

Just wondering if anyone has made their own cider press. I teach high school ...

4 03-01-2011 03:52 PM
View RickJ's profile

Design help, first project

02-26-2011 09:22 AM by RickJ

This is my first attempt at building furniture and I would love any advic...

17 03-01-2011 01:06 AM
View Tina1974's profile

Oklahoma Sooners Shadow Box

02-28-2011 07:14 PM by Tina1974

Can anyone out there make me an OU shadow box for my husbands Air Force retir...

3 02-28-2011 10:11 PM
View SonnyGarcia's profile

Cabinet design program

02-27-2011 01:43 AM by SonnyGarcia

So in this slow economy I took on a side project outside of my 5 day a week c...

4 02-27-2011 02:50 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

Box Joints vs. Dovetails for strength

02-26-2011 01:13 AM by Lee Barker

Before you get into a big bar bet, better check this out. Beyond the obvio...

13 02-26-2011 06:55 PM
View Damian Penney's profile

Lacquer vs Formica

02-25-2011 07:30 PM by Damian Penney

So I’m in the very early stages of thinking about a potential project t...

11 02-25-2011 11:48 PM
View sgtq's profile

Cutting board woods?

02-24-2011 07:25 PM by sgtq

I am wanting to make a cutting board, I just recieved a bunch of 3/4 thick be...

9 02-25-2011 10:49 PM
View bues0022's profile

Pizza paddle design help

11-19-2009 07:01 AM by bues0022

I’m planning on making a few pizza paddles for my wife for Christmas. I...

12 02-25-2011 10:34 PM
View SimonSKL's profile

How do I cut this joint with a compound angle?

01-12-2011 10:03 PM by SimonSKL

I am planning to build a church pulpit with a design like this but I am fores...

17 02-25-2011 12:35 AM
View chelsead's profile

Custom Stringed Instrument project

02-24-2011 08:53 AM by chelsead

Hi All, I recently found the Lumber Jocks site and am floored by all the a...

5 02-24-2011 10:21 PM
View jemillion's profile

Need Plans for Split top Drafting Table

12-14-2008 02:21 AM by jemillion

Anyone know where I can get a good set of plans for a split top drafting tabl...

60 02-24-2011 06:12 AM
View recce41's profile

Wooden Windows

02-22-2011 08:58 AM by recce41

First I like to say hello to all, this is my first post here. But to get to t...

5 02-24-2011 02:32 AM
View Ed's profile

1/2 bunkbed

02-21-2011 04:46 PM by Ed

I want to build a high bed over a doublebed that can be put up when needed an...

2 02-24-2011 02:30 AM
View dpoisson's profile

What have you made from a kit?

02-16-2011 09:14 PM by dpoisson

Howdy, I’m still in my early days of woodworking. I don’t ha...

6 02-23-2011 07:07 PM
View Millo's profile

drafting triangles and other materials?

02-19-2011 08:08 PM by Millo

I know, I know… I should learn sketchup… I’d like to get in...

25 02-23-2011 04:28 PM
View Chris1939's profile

Table top

02-21-2011 05:47 PM by Chris1939

I have a large family that I can’t seat at my dining room table. I was...

8 02-23-2011 12:28 AM

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