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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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Cabinet above ref.

08-12-2013 07:02 AM by jsturg613

Im adding a cabinet above my ref. It will be easy to match sytle and color.So...

1 08-12-2013 01:36 PM
View pashley's profile

Is the Simplest Design the Best Design?

08-07-2013 01:34 PM by pashley

In this blog post, I argue that the simplest design is the best design; do yo...

58 08-10-2013 03:09 AM
View kdc68's profile

Cutting board downloadable design software questions

08-08-2013 10:16 PM by kdc68

I was browsing the web for downloadable software and I came across this one. ...

10 08-09-2013 09:14 PM
View higtron's profile

On board wooden backhoe?

08-09-2013 12:35 AM by higtron

I remember a woodworking article in one of the many woodworking magazines tha...

2 08-09-2013 12:51 AM
View Spur's profile

Pair of nightstands - first furniture project - insight appreciated

08-08-2013 01:14 PM by Spur

Going to start a pair of nightstands for the master bedroom in the next 2 wee...

4 08-08-2013 05:17 PM
View Stanley Coker's profile

baby crib

02-26-2012 12:22 PM by Stanley Coker

Hey fellow lumberjocks, I need to build a baby crib for a friend. I need a go...

4 08-08-2013 04:32 PM
View lucky4034's profile

My first project... any tips for a newbie?

08-08-2013 07:44 AM by lucky4034

Introduction: My name is Mike… I’m from Northern Indiana and t...

8 08-08-2013 03:48 PM
View Boxguy's profile (online now)

Where Do I Put The Pins?

08-03-2013 02:59 AM by Boxguy

I always use hinges on my boxes, and I have a system for that. However, I ...

23 08-08-2013 09:32 AM
View MT_Stringer's profile

Looking for Rocking Horse Plans

08-07-2013 06:22 PM by MT_Stringer

I have been searching the internet for plans for a childs rocking horse. We h...

4 08-07-2013 10:15 PM
View Pezman's profile

How To Make Thomas The Train Track?

10-09-2010 09:25 AM by Pezman

Greetings! I’m looking for advice on how to make some train track fo...

9 08-07-2013 08:11 PM
View MarkTheDark's profile

Hidden Compartments in Furniture

12-01-2008 05:45 PM by MarkTheDark

I was perusing a furniture construction book that had two examples of ideas f...

13 08-07-2013 03:47 PM
View joeyinsouthaustin's profile

Help me find a hinge (especially you.. box makers:)

08-05-2013 09:51 PM by joeyinsouthaustin

I am looking for a smaller version of a pin, or pivot hinge, like this roto h...

6 08-07-2013 02:07 AM
View Woodendeavor's profile

Thoughts on changing my shaker box design

08-05-2013 08:30 PM by Woodendeavor

I am looking at reworking my shaker box design and would like some feed back....

4 08-07-2013 01:24 AM
View shelly_b's profile

tree house slide ideas?

08-04-2013 07:41 PM by shelly_b

Hi guys. My daughter is turning 4 on the 7th. I am going to build her a tree/...

16 08-06-2013 06:16 PM
View Lumberpunk's profile

Workbench Thoughts - Ikea Countertops?

02-15-2013 05:50 AM by Lumberpunk

Hi All, A quick question, I am looking at building a workbench for myself ...

16 08-06-2013 02:25 AM
View Gittyup's profile

Pattern Matching with mixed wood types

08-04-2013 11:42 AM by Gittyup

I’m trying to make a cutting board that is a replica of the Maryland st...

2 08-06-2013 01:57 AM
View EggMan's profile

Walnut and maple top for tv stand

08-05-2013 08:43 PM by EggMan

I am planning a tv stand. Pretty simple design made of walnut and some maple...

1 08-05-2013 11:35 PM
View Dave's profile

In need of Makeup box plans

08-01-2013 08:01 AM by Dave

Hey LJ’s, I am looking for a set of plans for a nice table top makeup b...

6 08-05-2013 05:19 PM
View Illaya's profile

expandable bench to twin bed

08-04-2013 11:23 AM by Illaya

I am searching for any plans that might be out there for a bench that can pul...

4 08-04-2013 04:54 PM
View GerardW's profile

Material Recommendations for workshop cabinet countertops

07-22-2013 03:42 PM by GerardW

Hey! So I purchased some used kitchen cabinets to add into my garage workshop...

10 08-03-2013 05:21 PM

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