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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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Design for shelves

02-24-2013 06:13 PM by shelly_b

I am making shelves for a family member. They will be made of red oak and wil...

8 02-25-2013 07:08 PM
View Jonathan's profile

Some advice and ideas for a butternut table.

02-23-2013 10:31 AM by Jonathan

I bought this lovely pair of 5/4+ figured butternut book matched slices 8...

5 02-25-2013 05:44 AM
View Budk's profile

When building cabinets, how do you decide what type of lumber to use?

02-24-2013 10:26 AM by Budk

Obviously, I am new at this but not at life. I’m 53 but just getting i...

11 02-24-2013 07:50 PM
View Betsy's profile

Design programs for cutting boards

02-24-2013 12:12 AM by Betsy

I’ve got a new mac computer and having issues learning the ins and outs...

2 02-24-2013 04:28 AM
View Derek Hugger's profile

Marble Machine Plans

02-23-2013 07:53 PM by Derek Hugger

Hi everyone, I just finished up the plans for my marble machine, Kinestrat...

3 02-24-2013 02:35 AM
View Lumpyx's profile

What to use to notch wood?

02-23-2013 05:51 AM by Lumpyx

I have a piece of 3/8” poplar that’s 5 1/2” x 8”. I n...

4 02-23-2013 04:31 PM
View hairy's profile

Round glass for picture frames?

02-18-2013 09:37 PM by hairy

I’ve spent a big part of the day looking for some. I went to Michael...

10 02-23-2013 02:04 PM
View tyskkvinna's profile

Modern Kitchen Design

02-04-2011 05:26 PM by tyskkvinna

I’m working on designing a new kitchen, and I could use some inspiratio...

34 02-23-2013 11:30 AM
View price's profile

Bathroom vanity design ideas?

11-20-2012 08:42 PM by price

We have a very small, as in narrow, guest bath that is in desperate need of a...

22 02-23-2013 10:36 AM
View sax49's profile

Toddler trycle plan

02-19-2013 04:45 PM by sax49

i am scheduling to built a toddler tricycle. Where i can find a plan, just to...

3 02-22-2013 04:01 AM
View Aaron's profile

Queen bed frame dimensions

02-21-2013 09:16 PM by Aaron

Hello everyone, I am working on my first project: a queen bed frame. I know f...

2 02-22-2013 03:10 AM
View electricalD's profile

JessEm™ Mast-R-Lift Excel II™

02-22-2013 01:17 AM by electricalD

Hello everyone,My woodworking shop is just about done. I am continuously rese...

0 02-22-2013 01:17 AM
View JesseTutt's profile

biscuits for structural strength?

02-18-2013 07:44 PM by JesseTutt

Are woodworking biscuits intended for alignment purposes only or do they add ...

30 02-21-2013 08:23 PM
View vino82's profile

Backless bookcase

02-20-2013 10:11 PM by vino82

Hello, This is my first post to this site as well as my first carpentry ve...

11 02-21-2013 08:03 PM
View Jordan Henkel's profile

big shelf

02-19-2013 06:33 PM by Jordan Henkel

Hi Just want to get your guys take on a 92” long shelf that is 14”...

6 02-21-2013 06:45 PM
View Sandra's profile

Looking for plans for a tea box

01-17-2013 02:02 AM by Sandra

Howdy from the Great White North, At the top of my project list is a tea b...

8 02-21-2013 01:44 PM
View Phlogis's profile

Platform Bed

02-17-2013 02:07 AM by Phlogis

Hello all, I’ve had my third project for a bed frame in mind for a w...

5 02-21-2013 12:29 PM
View MT_Stringer's profile

How would you install a Lexan pane in a sales cart?

02-20-2013 10:35 PM by MT_Stringer

A teacher friend of ours asked me to build her a mobile sales cart to use at ...

7 02-21-2013 04:35 AM
View chopper6322's profile

need help with logistics

02-06-2013 11:12 PM by chopper6322

I’m not sure if this picture will show up, but a buddy of mine is l...

8 02-20-2013 09:26 PM
View Brett's profile

Wood for drawer slides?

02-20-2013 04:30 PM by Brett

I’m planning to make a tool cabinet with several drawers. I have plans ...

1 02-20-2013 04:33 PM

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