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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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View Das108's profile

Another newbie built-in bookcase....

01-04-2012 12:23 PM by Das108

Hi all:I am setting out on my first big project and wanted to run the plan by...

3 01-04-2012 05:12 PM
View Mark's profile

Table 'frame' question

01-03-2012 06:16 PM by Mark

Disclaimer: I’m pretty new to woodworking, learning as I go. I picke...

8 01-04-2012 05:35 AM
View therookie's profile

I think I have a problem/obsession

01-01-2012 05:20 AM by therookie

I have been drawing on my clip board and I have designed a whole bunch projec...

14 01-03-2012 02:42 AM
View Scott H.'s profile

Ceremonial funeral flag case dimentions or plans?

01-02-2012 08:21 PM by Scott H.

My uncle was a Vietnam Era Veteran. He passed away recently and I have the fl...

2 01-03-2012 01:09 AM
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01-02-2012 05:36 PM by nate22

I am looking at making some coasters. My questions is, is maple a good wood ...

2 01-02-2012 05:59 PM
View siouxdawgs0409's profile

Good sources for nightstand design

01-02-2012 03:10 AM by siouxdawgs0409

I am looking at building a set of night stands. I have an idea of what I want...

3 01-02-2012 07:10 AM
View Belg1960's profile

shop cabinets

09-13-2011 02:57 AM by Belg1960

Hey guys, I’m working on finally organizing my workshop, to thi...

14 01-01-2012 11:59 PM
View Moose82's profile

Portrait design

01-01-2012 08:50 PM by Moose82

I am looking for someone that can transfer pictures so that I can cut for peo...

1 01-01-2012 09:56 PM
View will delaney's profile

Box Building Books

12-30-2011 07:21 PM by will delaney

I am interested in purchase a books on box making. There are so many inspirin...

5 12-31-2011 02:56 PM
View spunwood's profile

The backsplash, Breadboards, and 'trim'

08-29-2011 01:54 AM by spunwood

I am in the middle of making kitchen countertops.The glue ups are done. The n...

9 12-30-2011 06:46 AM
View Bagtown's profile

Rug Hooking Frame

12-30-2011 06:34 AM by Bagtown

Hi All, Happy New Year. For Christmas, I bought my wife a rug hooking k...

0 12-30-2011 06:34 AM
View pierce85's profile

Another workbench question

12-26-2011 07:32 PM by pierce85

My bench top will be laminated with a 5/4 Maple surface on top of three layer...

16 12-30-2011 04:09 AM
View dragginbutt's profile

Sewing room design ideas wanted

10-31-2009 08:29 PM by dragginbutt

Hey folks, I am sort of in the doghouse here and want to do something nice fo...

20 12-29-2011 10:39 PM
View benchbuilder's profile

Expansion of the top on the Roubo and Holtzapeffel worbench

12-28-2011 04:58 PM by benchbuilder

I have a question for those of you who have built the Roubo or Holtzapeffel w...

6 12-29-2011 01:52 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

If you needed a gear shift knob for your car, tractor, or...

12-20-2011 08:35 PM by Lee Barker

Would you make it out of a tool part? Would you make it out of wood? Th...

11 12-28-2011 08:23 AM
View msparky14's profile

Blanket Chest lids

12-06-2011 08:00 PM by msparky14

First off, I’m a Novice at this whole woodworking thing. I had a shop ...

23 12-27-2011 09:46 PM
View jwisbey's profile

Rustic slab table - Leg design ideas?

12-22-2011 06:10 PM by jwisbey

All, I could use everyone’s design experience on this one… I ...

2 12-26-2011 05:43 PM
View pollock's profile

Slipper Table

12-14-2011 01:37 AM by pollock

Does anyone have plans for a slipper table or know a resource for one.Thank you

4 12-26-2011 06:37 AM
View MOJOE's profile

Poker Table

12-24-2011 05:20 AM by MOJOE

A co-worker of mine is interested in having me build him a poker table. It s...

2 12-25-2011 03:47 AM
View kalapolo's profile

Which wood for bunk beds?

08-28-2011 09:33 PM by kalapolo

#2 is on the way :) and we’re looking to build a set of bunk beds (to a...

12 12-24-2011 08:16 PM

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