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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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Similar to hickory

07-02-2013 01:50 PM by Jeff_in_LSMO

I recently finished a project which involved hickory. Turns out I really rea...

2 07-03-2013 01:43 AM
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Self defense nightstand

06-28-2013 08:32 PM by Tedstor

Everyone needs one of these LOL

18 07-02-2013 06:12 PM
View oregonpete's profile

Introduction and Wooden Plug Question

06-30-2013 05:24 PM by oregonpete

I live near Portland, OR and am an avid outdoorsman and intermediate level wo...

6 07-01-2013 09:11 PM
View Andrew Betschman's profile

cigar humidor

06-26-2013 09:19 PM by Andrew Betschman

I’m a non smoker. I’m being asked to design and build cigar humid...

8 06-30-2013 10:24 PM
View Trev's profile

Golf pencil display

02-05-2012 10:47 PM by Trev

I want to make a golf pencil display case with my daughter (I finally got...

6 06-29-2013 07:43 PM
View smboudreaux's profile

AutoCAD Sketchup Relationship?

06-14-2011 11:01 PM by smboudreaux

I’ve ran AutoCAD for about 15 years now. Most of my projects get desig...

10 06-29-2013 05:47 PM
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Haha - this picture made me laugh!

05-14-2013 01:30 AM by Benvolio

14 06-29-2013 05:04 PM
View wiser1934's profile

how to rout a 2" wide groove in an 8 inch circle

06-29-2013 02:57 AM by wiser1934

i want to rout some cracker trays with a 2 1/2 in raised center then a 2 inch...

2 06-29-2013 03:19 AM
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Help!! How do I find an angle?

06-24-2013 04:59 PM by shelly_b

I got a job making a kitchen island for a woman. The thing is, she needs ...

55 06-29-2013 12:57 AM
View Dan'um Style's profile

Autocad release 14

06-13-2008 12:43 AM by Dan'um Style

Hello The end of May, laws have changed in selling used copies of softwar...

25 06-28-2013 09:19 PM
View Holbs's profile

bench and/or wall bench carcass material

06-28-2013 09:16 PM by Holbs

I made some rough drafts for wall bench flip top on paper, then sketchup, the...

0 06-28-2013 09:16 PM
View Gpaw's profile

CAD program

02-16-2011 05:16 AM by Gpaw

can you help with a wood working cad program

25 06-27-2013 05:31 PM
View Charlie's profile

CAD like programs

11-12-2012 02:40 PM by Charlie

I have been considering purchasing and using a program that can assist me in ...

27 06-27-2013 05:24 AM
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42" x 72" Butcher Block Table Top w/a 18" overhang

06-22-2013 02:22 PM by 1thumb

Basically a kitchen island. 18 inch overhang is on one side only, the 6 ft si...

19 06-26-2013 10:39 PM
View CharlesA's profile

Suggestions for Craftsman nightstand

06-25-2013 03:35 PM by CharlesA

My daughter likes the look of this nightstand. I have two questions. 1) H...

9 06-26-2013 02:01 AM
View bandit571's profile

Barn Siding?

06-25-2013 07:37 PM by bandit571

trying to find some uses for this stuff One is at least 8’ long. ...

1 06-25-2013 08:24 PM
View WoodNoob's profile

Patio Glider... need some direction.

05-15-2009 05:57 PM by WoodNoob

Hi Folks, New to woodworking and new to this site. Nice to see such a str...

16 06-25-2013 11:43 AM
View SteveKnnn's profile

Summer Garage Sale Challenge

06-21-2013 05:45 PM by SteveKnnn

Wood is expensive! I have a challenge for myself (and maybe you?) Every we...

5 06-21-2013 11:08 PM
View MashMaster's profile

Any ideas for easy and cheep project for cub scouts

08-29-2012 09:38 PM by MashMaster

Next summer I need to run a woodworking station at our cub scout day camp. I...

47 06-21-2013 11:04 PM
View GerardW's profile

Coffee table build: corner/center bracing

06-20-2013 11:31 PM by GerardW

So I’m partway into this coffee table and looking for a little structur...

3 06-21-2013 04:39 PM

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