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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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Stainless inlay in butcher block

10-26-2012 02:14 PM by Kenny Dunn

I did part of our counters in Ash 8/4 butcher block and the wifey and I loved...

4 10-26-2012 04:18 PM
View HorizontalMike's profile

When Good Plans Contain Mistakes

10-09-2012 10:44 PM by HorizontalMike

How many times has this happened to you… You choose a set of plans out ...

29 10-26-2012 03:08 PM
View AnnaCatherine's profile

Wood Magazines Pub Table and Chairs

10-25-2012 01:03 AM by AnnaCatherine

Hi all, I am back after nearly a year away from the site! Anyway, I am lookin...

4 10-25-2012 01:18 AM
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10-16-2012 01:04 AM by webean03

How do you price a burl? I’ve seen so many ways:by weight?by size?by species?

5 10-24-2012 03:42 PM
View Woodendeavor's profile

How to attach a glass top?

10-23-2012 06:45 PM by Woodendeavor

I had some pieces of flame birch left over and decided to do a little experim...

10 10-24-2012 02:10 PM
View cracknpop's profile

Hope Chest Design opinions request

05-01-2012 02:50 AM by cracknpop

I have been working on a design for a hope chest for my niece as a graduation...

14 10-24-2012 02:12 AM
View Vate's profile

Advice on cloud lift arbor beam

10-18-2012 11:38 PM by Vate

I’m building tapered columns and an arbor as part of an exterior Arts and Cra...

9 10-24-2012 02:10 AM
View steve6678's profile

Thinking of using this for drawer slides

10-24-2012 12:04 AM by steve6678

I am building a 9 drawer dresser.3 on top, 6”x18”ish6 on bottom, ...

8 10-24-2012 02:03 AM
View Marcus's profile

Sketchup for Woodworking Class in Minneapolis - starts Nov 7

10-23-2012 11:41 PM by Marcus

Hello Lumberjocks, You may be interested in a class I’m teaching in ...

0 10-23-2012 11:41 PM
View KiltedCarpenter's profile

My Latest Project

10-10-2012 10:52 PM by KiltedCarpenter

I just completed this stand as a birthday present for my beautiful wife. The ...

8 10-23-2012 08:42 PM
View Ben's profile

Antique Door/Mirror Stand

10-23-2012 04:41 PM by Ben

Hey guys! My wife found these two great antique walnut doors. The doors ar...

4 10-23-2012 06:08 PM
View FaTToaD's profile

Opinions on Cheap Hinges

10-10-2012 04:08 PM by FaTToaD

Well, after a few months off from the shop due to business travel, getting ma...

12 10-23-2012 04:59 PM
View Sandra's profile

Built-in design question

10-23-2012 12:04 PM by Sandra

Good morning all, I’m trying to design a wrapping station for my new...

14 10-23-2012 04:30 PM
View PaulfromVictor's profile

Tongue Drum Plans

03-05-2010 03:42 AM by PaulfromVictor

Does anybody have a plan for a tongue drum? My daughter just got a school ...

11 10-23-2012 01:22 PM
View Johann Marais's profile

Hey gents- just wondering if someone has plans for an Eames LCW

10-23-2012 06:41 AM by Johann Marais

Hey gents- just wondering if someone has plans for an Eames LCW- thanks

0 10-23-2012 06:41 AM
View lumberjoe's profile

Hiding end grain on a table top

10-17-2012 09:29 PM by lumberjoe

I’m finally ready to assemble a small arts and crafts style table IR...

11 10-22-2012 02:26 PM
View woodnick3's profile

Leigh Shaker Inspired Bed in Cherry

10-19-2012 09:37 AM by woodnick3

Does anyone know where I can get plans for this bed?

2 10-19-2012 05:42 PM
View WoodGoddess's profile

Is this as simple as I think it is for my 2nd woodworking project?

10-11-2012 09:18 PM by WoodGoddess

I would like a nice garden bench in my backyard. My tools are very basic. Is ...

8 10-19-2012 01:23 AM
View Charlie's profile

Removable panel cabinet door

10-17-2012 08:30 PM by Charlie

Ok I’m looking for ideas. For 6 of the 10 cabinet doors I have yet to m...

10 10-18-2012 10:46 PM
View patrad's profile

Radiator Cover & Insulation?

10-17-2012 07:57 PM by patrad

Hi, I just had to make three radiator covers for our home. Didn’t real...

3 10-18-2012 05:46 PM

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