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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 JCantin's profile

Framing large mirror 4' x 3'

05-23-2011 04:17 PM by JCantin

Looking for tips on framing a large 48” x 36” bedroom mirror. I&#...

3 05-23-2011 11:17 PM
View BentheViking's profile

Introductory shop projects

05-20-2011 06:11 AM by BentheViking

I have been off and on doing woodworking for years, both personally and profe...

3 05-22-2011 08:57 PM
View kent_michaels's profile

Dado or rabbet for the bottom of a dovetailed box

05-20-2011 10:35 PM by kent_michaels

Hey guys I’m in the planning stages of building some dovetailed and box...

4 05-22-2011 08:44 PM
View Drew's profile

Not a fan of Sketch up

04-13-2011 06:48 AM by Drew

I am done with sketch up, I cannot deal with the 3-D drawing. So is there ...

35 05-21-2011 06:31 PM
View HITMAN's profile

Adirondack Chair Plans - Anyone?

06-18-2009 05:23 PM by HITMAN

I may have some left over scrap IPE after completing my current deck project....

7 05-19-2011 05:32 PM
View shipwright's profile

Rope Banding

05-17-2011 01:14 AM by shipwright

I’ve been toying with the idea of rope-like banding and trying to figur...

16 05-19-2011 12:46 PM
View v8extra's profile

Full extension wooden dovetailed slide make out of IPE for drawer side

05-19-2011 01:32 AM by v8extra

Hello to all, Here is my project, I am planning to build a coffee table. T...

0 05-19-2011 01:32 AM
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05-16-2011 09:56 PM by DOORSGALORE

I have several old cypress doors—both the ones with the panels running ...

2 05-18-2011 05:03 PM
View therookie's profile

Inlay Scene

05-16-2011 11:10 PM by therookie

I have been working on completing by barristers bookcase even though it is we...

2 05-16-2011 11:15 PM
View jdh122's profile

question about chest of drawers

05-15-2011 02:13 PM by jdh122

I’m starting to build a 3-drawer dresser out of ash (I’ve finishe...

4 05-15-2011 03:50 PM
View newwoodbutcher's profile

How productive are you?...... really! (A rant)

05-11-2011 07:15 AM by newwoodbutcher

My woodworking hot list is a mile long. Two black walnut Greene and Greene (...

21 05-14-2011 04:52 PM
View degoose's profile

I bet you like M & M s!!

04-27-2011 11:41 PM by degoose

Well for all the folks who don’t necessarily want beer bottle caps in t...

33 05-14-2011 02:48 PM
View peteholzman's profile

What is best technique for lacquered look?

05-13-2011 03:57 PM by peteholzman

In ten years of professional furniture designing/making, I have never painted...

7 05-14-2011 03:57 AM
View Quebecnewf's profile

help in transfering plans

04-12-2011 04:32 PM by Quebecnewf

I have bought a new book with several plans in it that I would like to use. T...

10 05-13-2011 07:32 PM
View Quebecnewf's profile

A Sketchup Challenge

05-13-2011 06:32 PM by Quebecnewf

I have seen a chair on this web site called a “Punt Chair”. I thi...

1 05-13-2011 07:24 PM
View AKAndrew's profile

Magnet gate closure?

05-10-2011 12:14 AM by AKAndrew

I am building a cedar fence. I’ve looked at many, many gate latches and they ...

4 05-13-2011 05:52 PM
View JaronDaWizard's profile

Need replication project plans.

05-02-2011 11:58 PM by JaronDaWizard

My request is pretty straight foward. I need plans, or somebody to produce pl...

20 05-13-2011 02:55 PM
View jjagerson's profile

Seeking opinions on up-sizing a chair design

05-06-2011 05:13 PM by jjagerson

I have been planning to build a Morris chair for some time and the plans from...

5 05-13-2011 02:36 AM
View prap's profile

Adirondack Chairs ??

05-11-2011 02:07 PM by prap

I’ve had these 2 Adirondack chairs in my back yard for over 15 years. T...

3 05-12-2011 05:32 PM
View WoodsmanWoodworker's profile

Question about wheather to post these?

05-02-2011 03:54 AM by WoodsmanWoodworker

Not sure how you feel about bamboo, but in about 3 months i will be making so...

23 05-12-2011 07:24 AM

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