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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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bending dowell rods

06-03-2013 03:00 PM by NaptownWood

Does anyone have any experience in steaming or boiling small dowell rods to s...

4 06-04-2013 01:07 AM
View shelly_b's profile

memory box design

05-22-2013 07:06 PM by shelly_b

Hi all. I have some questions about a box I am going to make. I have never ma...

18 06-03-2013 01:13 AM
View JADobson's profile

Cloud Lift proportions

05-07-2013 04:03 PM by JADobson

I’m making my wife some greene and greene inspired planters for Mother&...

6 06-02-2013 09:36 PM
View Paul's profile

workbench wood availability in the Portland OR area

06-02-2013 03:25 AM by Paul

Hi,I am finally starting to design the workbench that I have wanted to build ...

2 06-02-2013 05:32 PM
View Charlie's profile

Garden shed - it's getting there...

06-01-2013 08:24 PM by Charlie

I’m slower now than I was 30 years ago, but I still manage to get thing...

3 06-01-2013 09:28 PM
View Minigolfcourseowner's profile

Looking for a local woodworker

05-27-2013 07:07 AM by Minigolfcourseowner

I own a miniature golf course In Wilmington, Ohio and am looking for a talent...

4 06-01-2013 08:12 PM
View Kevin Wells's profile

Best Kid Projects??

05-29-2013 02:36 PM by Kevin Wells

My nephew loves to go out to the workshop when he comes over. We usually take...

20 06-01-2013 12:06 AM
View daltxguy's profile

Cutlist and Layout plugin for Sketchup

08-01-2009 03:13 AM by daltxguy

The CutList 4.1 sketchup plugin helps you determine how much of each material...

335 05-31-2013 07:01 PM
View froschkonig's profile

Question about gift box design and possible comission

05-31-2013 08:41 AM by froschkonig

Ok, so I have an anniversary coming up in a few months, and I am looking to b...

0 05-31-2013 08:41 AM
View coachmancuso's profile

End Tables

02-20-2013 03:03 AM by coachmancuso

I am looking to build a set of end tables for the living room, square ones. D...

18 05-31-2013 07:54 AM
View Eddie's profile

Rustic Nursery Shelves - Secure to wall?

05-30-2013 08:27 PM by Eddie

Well, baby boy is due here in about 7 weeks (if he cooks that long). Nurse...

2 05-30-2013 10:12 PM
View Justin's profile

Steamer Trunk

05-30-2013 12:05 AM by Justin

I was recently asked to build a custom trunk with a false front, removable tr...

5 05-30-2013 09:56 PM
View bob_bishop's profile

dado joint on an angled leg

05-30-2013 06:41 AM by bob_bishop

hi, this is my second project and I’m pretty new to most of this. I am ...

1 05-30-2013 06:52 AM
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0 05-30-2013 05:29 AM
View Holbs's profile

flip top table: torsion box or plywood?

05-28-2013 11:16 PM by Holbs

Finally getting things into place in my garage: finished the electrical, pain...

6 05-30-2013 05:12 AM
View MrRon's profile

Ashes urn

05-28-2013 08:58 PM by MrRon

We all hate to think about death, but have to come to grips at some point. Th...

1 05-30-2013 02:09 AM
View Matt Donley's profile

Introducing Sketchup 2013

05-24-2013 09:38 AM by Matt Donley

Sketchup 2013 was just recently announced! I put together a post that has eve...

15 05-29-2013 01:20 AM
View hiptech's profile

Need some help designing garage storage cabs

05-12-2013 08:17 AM by hiptech

I’ve had cheap particle board storage cabinets for almost 20 years and ...

7 05-28-2013 02:06 PM
View PettyOfficerRob's profile

Custom Corner TV Stand

05-27-2013 07:07 AM by PettyOfficerRob

First time caller, long time listener…. A friend of mine has ask...

2 05-27-2013 11:17 AM
View MC73's profile

Fold table top

05-08-2013 10:17 AM by MC73

Hello to you all, New to woodworking and I would like to pick your brains ...

11 05-26-2013 01:41 PM

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