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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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Large Nails for dolly axles

05-03-2011 04:51 PM by Elder

I am building a Air Compressor cart and am at the part of the project where I...

2 05-03-2011 05:33 PM
View GregD's profile

How to make a slop-free pivot for a pivoting fence

04-28-2011 06:39 PM by GregD

I am making a crosscut sled similar to this one from Rockler and the Dubby fr...

8 05-02-2011 05:59 PM
View Dan'um Style's profile

Reverse engineering furniture designs

08-13-2008 12:31 AM by Dan'um Style

Chair I’d like to make someday . Found it on the web in a english gothi...

18 05-02-2011 04:05 AM
View daltxguy's profile

Sudden surge in Sketchup Cutlist plugin interest - what's up?

04-30-2011 12:39 AM by daltxguy

My Cutlist plugin for sketchup, which allows you to create materials lists an...

4 05-01-2011 10:40 PM
View therookie's profile

Bombe Chest

04-28-2011 02:36 PM by therookie

While I have three projects in front of this one, I was wondering if anyone c...

2 04-28-2011 07:22 PM
View Dalehurst's profile

Looks to good, smells like a duck so it may be a duck?

04-27-2011 09:31 PM by Dalehurst Is this site for real or is it something else ...

3 04-28-2011 12:46 AM
View wseand's profile

Writters Block

04-27-2011 07:49 AM by wseand

I have 5 projects to design and start building pretty soon here. I am having...

7 04-27-2011 07:04 PM
View Dave's profile

double bevel dovetail

11-16-2010 04:50 AM by Dave

Hey guys I am wanting to learn how to lay out double bevel dovetails. I am un...

29 04-27-2011 06:53 PM
View ncdon's profile

Beyond dust collection...... filtration

04-22-2011 02:19 AM by ncdon This monster was delivere...

12 04-26-2011 12:37 AM
View EagleTRL57's profile

Rocking Chair repairs

04-25-2011 04:43 PM by EagleTRL57

I have a family antique oak rocking chair that has two problems. 1) The sc...

5 04-25-2011 11:00 PM
View Mobius's profile

Help needed with platform bed design

04-24-2011 10:32 PM by Mobius

Hi everyone, I’m trying to design a bed so I don’t have to go ...

2 04-25-2011 04:21 PM
View KnobHouseWorkshop's profile

How do I Taper a 6" Farm Table Leg?

04-25-2011 02:11 AM by KnobHouseWorkshop

I am currently working on the design of a pine farm table. I have glued up l...

7 04-25-2011 03:30 AM
View GregD's profile

Panels for thick frame-and-panel interior doors

04-22-2011 11:17 PM by GregD

I am making a thick (1-3/4”) interior frame-and-panel door. The panels...

5 04-25-2011 03:11 AM
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04-16-2011 03:33 PM by Jerrymaxx

Good Morning Everyone…............. We have several plans for Whirli...

5 04-24-2011 06:18 PM
View hairy's profile

Table leaf

04-23-2011 03:32 PM by hairy

A friend asked if I would make a leaf for a card table. I haven’t been ...

8 04-24-2011 04:45 PM
View DATAfiend's profile

planter box with 2X4 studs

04-23-2011 09:00 PM by DATAfiend

Hey all,I saw some planter boxes that I basically copied for my wife. I’...

2 04-24-2011 10:35 AM
View ryno's profile

mirrored doors on medicine cabinet

04-20-2011 05:03 AM by ryno

Got a project coming up and wondering what advice or pointers you guys have. ...

4 04-24-2011 04:57 AM
View jaedwards575's profile

table top idea

04-23-2011 08:07 AM by jaedwards575

I have 2 slabs of quarter sawn oak that is approx 26’’ wide that ...

2 04-23-2011 12:49 PM
View Philip's profile

Help identifying this wood type

04-12-2011 03:51 PM by Philip

Hello all, I’m asking for some help to identify this wood on the top...

2 04-22-2011 03:32 PM
View devann's profile

Looking for ideas to use Horse shoes

04-17-2011 11:54 PM by devann

I have a bunch of these; approx. size, around 4 1/2” wide.It’s an...

16 04-21-2011 05:17 AM

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