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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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Need help making a super strong panel

05-10-2013 08:24 PM by boroughdan

I was hoping I could get some ideas on how to design a super stong platfo...

19 06-07-2013 02:41 PM
View Whiskers's profile

Magazine plans and hardware overkill

06-06-2013 12:34 AM by Whiskers

I been evaluating a bunch of magazine plans for various things and it seems t...

15 06-07-2013 02:20 AM
View coachmancuso's profile

Thickness of Live oak

06-02-2013 12:37 PM by coachmancuso

I am going to build 4 dining room tables out of the 35 year old oak tree that...

9 06-06-2013 11:40 PM
View MrRon's profile

Best wood to use

06-01-2013 10:36 PM by MrRon

I want to make these wheels from wood. They will be 5-1/2” diameter...

14 06-05-2013 06:14 AM
View MT_Stringer's profile

Shop Cabinets Design - Help!

06-02-2013 04:49 PM by MT_Stringer

Before I make a mess out of these, I could use your thoughts for building som...

5 06-05-2013 02:34 AM
View ,'s profile

Our recent Maple with stain / glaze Kitchen Project

06-04-2013 01:00 PM by ,

I just posted a project. Please feel free to look if interested. http://l...

0 06-04-2013 01:00 PM
View NaptownWood's profile

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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05-30-2013 05:29 AM by Kopac


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