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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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Anyone know how to divide an ellipse into 24 equal chords? Solution found - subject closed

01-18-2013 03:58 AM by PRGDesigns

I have been seeking out a formula or method to accurately and repeatedly divi...

34 01-19-2013 12:45 AM
View jontro's profile

Designing a recessed folding table for cabinet.

01-14-2013 11:18 AM by jontro

I’m about to undertake a fairly ambitious project. I’ve designed...

6 01-18-2013 12:33 PM
View Marcus's profile

Saved from the burn pile

01-17-2013 12:45 PM by Marcus

Found a guy offering walnut “scraps” that he was just going to bu...

15 01-18-2013 03:02 AM
View Michael's profile

9 Foot Long Dining Table - 6 legs needed?

09-05-2012 07:04 PM by Michael

Hello all, thanks for reading. I’m building something of a farmhouse s...

13 01-17-2013 08:59 AM
View dnick's profile

drawer guides

01-17-2013 01:38 AM by dnick

I am designing a chest on chest dresser. My main concern is to have have the ...

3 01-17-2013 05:49 AM
View Jaepheth's profile

Hardwood Benchdog inserts for low quality bench tops?

01-16-2013 10:50 AM by Jaepheth

Ok, so the story so far is that I’m making my first workbench; I’...

13 01-17-2013 04:30 AM
View nate22's profile

what to make with 2x6's

01-16-2013 08:09 PM by nate22

I have a lot of 2×6’s left over from making furniture. They are l...

14 01-17-2013 02:28 AM
View Brett's profile

Ideas for Garage-wall worktable with cabinets and drawers?

01-16-2013 03:56 PM by Brett

I’ve decided to build a work table for the side wall of my garage. I...

3 01-16-2013 08:39 PM
View DavidNJ's profile

Is There a Preferred Program For Design?

12-24-2012 01:09 AM by DavidNJ

I’ve seen lots of plans in Google Sketchup format. I also have TurboCAD...

9 01-16-2013 08:24 PM
View Don46's profile

How does one learn Sketchup?

07-30-2009 01:46 AM by Don46

I usually fairly adept at learning new software but I cannot seem to get star...

29 01-16-2013 08:23 PM
View nate22's profile

What should I make

01-16-2013 08:06 PM by nate22

I have scrape wood that I have left over from my other projects and I was won...

0 01-16-2013 08:06 PM
View Tripps's profile

Canoe project

01-15-2013 06:59 AM by Tripps

To make a canoe from a fallen tree I understand that it must be carved out an...

3 01-16-2013 03:45 PM
View thedude50's profile

Building Norms Rolling Clamp Rack

01-12-2013 04:16 PM by thedude50

I am thinking of building Norms Clamp Rack this weekend . The project is pre...

23 01-16-2013 03:03 PM
View oceangoing's profile

Kitchen Island

01-14-2013 11:17 AM by oceangoing

I hope I can get some help with this; I’m a newbie DIYer with few tools...

3 01-16-2013 12:56 PM
View Sirgreggins's profile

Foldable Wall mounted work surface

01-07-2013 02:05 AM by Sirgreggins

Hey guys. I’m trying to get into wood working but since i live in Bosto...

6 01-15-2013 10:55 PM
View 1978's profile

How do I protect my ideas?

12-05-2012 02:15 PM by 1978

Something happened this past summer that has me steaming. Over the last coup...

30 01-15-2013 10:15 PM
View Don Tikander's profile

Girls Vanity

01-15-2013 12:43 PM by Don Tikander

Hi Lumberjocks Buddies: Just a shot in the dark. Has anyone ever built a g...

1 01-15-2013 01:28 PM
View jim454's profile

salvaged wood side table

01-14-2013 10:42 PM by jim454

OK Lumber Jocks now I have to go buy new wood working tool a chain saw so I ...

1 01-15-2013 01:45 AM
View Sailor's profile

How to build these 12' 1'x1' non load bearing columns???

01-14-2013 04:27 AM by Sailor

So, I am bidding on a small job where the customer needs two columns soley fo...

10 01-14-2013 11:09 PM
View KayB's profile

Unique interlocking mortise and tenon joint:Would this work?

01-14-2013 11:17 AM by KayB

Joined recently to post this question: I am currently designing a unique p...

15 01-14-2013 10:38 PM

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