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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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How to store lumber on a slab Q?

1535 days ago by Sailor

I am picking up about 650 board feet of rough sawn oak today (for those of yo...

13 1527 days ago
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Disassembling bookshelf/display case

1727 days ago by SEA_Rob

I have no need for 3 large bookcases. I have considered putting them on crai...

1 1528 days ago
View FMG's profile

Lumber For Trim & Moulding?

1833 days ago by FMG

Does anyone know a place near NJ to get lumber for milling trim or moulding? ...

1 1528 days ago
View Toolz's profile

Advice sought re: dovetailed splines for boxes

1528 days ago by Toolz

Hi guys and gals. I have a couple of boxes ready to have the miters reinforce...

9 1528 days ago
View lilredweldingrod's profile

18 feet x 26 inch jatoba

1532 days ago by lilredweldingrod

I just saw these and there are 4 more. In So Cal. If you are interested PM me.

4 1529 days ago
View AlbanyTim's profile

Advice on Big Carriage Doors?

1529 days ago by AlbanyTim

I have a rather interesting project that I’d like to share with you in ...

5 1529 days ago
View Howie's profile

Quilt Frames

1530 days ago by Howie

Anyone got a good website for quilt frame plans? Most of the ones I have foun...

7 1529 days ago
View ChunkyC's profile

Driver Bit Storage Solution?

1530 days ago by ChunkyC

I have about 100 or so driver bits, only about 10 of which I used with any fr...

5 1529 days ago
View watcher's profile

soft maple

1531 days ago by watcher

hello i am having a soft maple cut down next week and was wanting to know if ...

13 1529 days ago
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1530 days ago by birdguy

I was wondering of some kind of wood that is usualy inexpensive?? Like pine b...

3 1530 days ago
View Ken Reidy's profile

Wedged Tenon Input

1530 days ago by Ken Reidy

Hi All, I am building 3 gates with frame and panel construction and want t...

1 1530 days ago
View Jim Crockett (USN Retired)'s profile

Displaying of a Rare Spanish Olive Jar

1533 days ago by Jim Crockett (USN Retired)

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

6 1532 days ago
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Platform Bed

1532 days ago by cannonskate

I am really in love with this bed:” What would be the best way to s...

4 1532 days ago
View Andy Needles's profile

Table base design

1532 days ago by Andy Needles

I’m designing a very basic table base in sketch-up, with a key in the l...

2 1532 days ago
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View JasonIndy's profile

What is a good finish for jatoba?

1534 days ago by JasonIndy

I’m making a recipe box for my wife for her birthday. Thus, I’m ...

4 1533 days ago
View BGS's profile

Work Bench Drawer v. Work Bench Shelf/Cubby Hole

1533 days ago by BGS

In a shop remodel that includes a 9’/5’ corner L work bench, I ha...

5 1533 days ago
View Howie's profile

buffet top

1533 days ago by Howie

I’m a big fan of Kreg joinery however I watched a TV show where instead...

3 1533 days ago
View Keen1's profile

Different ideas on Lyptus finish.

1534 days ago by Keen1

I recently bought some lyptus boards to build a loft bed for my 8 yo son. I ...

4 1533 days ago
View mart's profile

Family Room remodel - Greene & Greene elements ?

1574 days ago by mart

We are embarking on a remodel of our family room, which will be more of a den...

4 1534 days ago

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