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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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End grain cutting board size & design

07-31-2013 08:53 PM by CBeats

Hey again, My cousin asked me to make him an end grain cutting board. I sh...

3 08-01-2013 04:41 AM
View phlyers's profile

Fastening the newel post

07-31-2013 02:02 AM by phlyers

Our new railing will require the newel post to be mounted on top of the first...

4 07-31-2013 10:38 AM
View MT_Keg's profile

[SketchuUp] Slicing a box in half

07-30-2013 01:02 AM by MT_Keg

I am a beginner at SketchUp, I built a box and created some rabbets for the s...

5 07-30-2013 10:10 PM
View Charlie's profile

Wood trim for doors in a wonky corner

07-29-2013 01:43 PM by Charlie

I have 2 doors that “meet” in a corner. They don’t touch ea...

16 07-30-2013 12:50 AM
View Jason W. Fudge's profile

Idea for a table saw/router station with planner/outfeed table

07-24-2013 07:53 PM by Jason W. Fudge

If anyone has any experience with the designs below please share them. I thi...

8 07-27-2013 04:00 PM
View BentheViking's profile

Need help figuring out how I'm going to install the drawer I have to plan to build

07-22-2013 02:22 AM by BentheViking

So I am thinking ahead a bit, but I have to figure out what to do with th...

6 07-23-2013 11:12 AM
View spooky1's profile

help with angled holes and hardware

07-22-2013 06:34 AM by spooky1

I have two projects already requested by my family for xmas 2013, I know earl...

6 07-22-2013 02:53 PM
View MrZ's profile

Humidor top challenge

07-21-2013 05:10 PM by MrZ

Hello everybody, I am building a humidor for my father and when I was at the ...

6 07-22-2013 01:36 AM
View Wickate's profile

Reinforcing MDF Shelves With Square Metal Tubing?

07-21-2013 11:30 PM by Wickate

Guys and gals, I’m trying think of ways to add some strength to shelves...

2 07-22-2013 12:02 AM
View VTdscglfr's profile

Building a jewelers bench, need some advice

07-20-2013 11:47 AM by VTdscglfr

So I am building my fiance a jewelers bench

6 07-21-2013 04:04 PM
View thebenchroom's profile

To Glue, or Not to Glue

07-21-2013 02:55 AM by thebenchroom

Hello All-Im making a large armoire in Tiger Maple. There are a ton of T&...

4 07-21-2013 12:44 PM
View Tjcorey's profile

Technique for cutting "cups" in a game board

07-20-2013 03:55 PM by Tjcorey

I’m looking to replicate a game board with “cups” cut into ...

6 07-21-2013 07:07 AM
View jdcook72's profile

Router table cabinet design question

07-19-2013 08:47 PM by jdcook72

I recently completed the first part of a project, a router table top, and now...

12 07-20-2013 09:46 PM
View BusterB's profile

Solid Slab Butcher Block

07-20-2013 12:40 AM by BusterB

Have some cross cut sections out of an oak that my buddy cut for me to use du...

6 07-20-2013 01:31 AM
View DavidNJ's profile

Bookcase Design With Kreg Pocket Holes

07-19-2013 06:04 PM by DavidNJ

My hand has been forced…two 25 year old cheap kd bookcases collapsed in...

7 07-19-2013 08:53 PM
View natenaaron's profile

Check my math please

07-18-2013 04:30 PM by natenaaron

I am wanting to make a table that will seat 8. My wife’s family congre...

11 07-19-2013 08:51 PM
View freixas's profile

Tony's Workbench - No Longer "New-Fangled" - Comments still welcome (Done!)

12-05-2011 03:00 AM by freixas

This is version 2 of my workbench design ( see

11 07-19-2013 05:23 PM
View Andyshop's profile

Printing From lumber jock website

07-18-2013 07:55 AM by Andyshop

Is there a way to print plans from this websiteand if there is could some one...

3 07-18-2013 09:57 PM
View Furnitude's profile

Re-envisioning an old melodeon

07-18-2013 02:35 PM by Furnitude

A relative has offered to give me a melodeon, a 19th century keyboard instrum...

1 07-18-2013 03:10 PM
View MT_Stringer's profile

Project Ideas Needed for Cedar Picket Scraps

07-16-2013 10:31 PM by MT_Stringer

I am using some cedar fence pickets for a project and there will be some left...

1 07-16-2013 11:49 PM

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