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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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HELP!! How to finish project!

1685 days ago by dakremer

Hi Lumber Jocks, I am a beginner wood worker. While I have been buildin...

11 1623 days ago
View Tim's profile

Pay-it-forward advice

1623 days ago by Tim

Short story: 3 yrs ago, I moved back to the town I grew up in. Last winter, I...

4 1623 days ago
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1626 days ago by bill merritt

Can anyone tell me how to protect the end grain from turning dark when staini...

5 1623 days ago
View JShane's profile

Aspen Work Bench?

1624 days ago by JShane

I am starting to design a work bench and am trying to choose material. I live...

4 1623 days ago
View naomi weiss's profile

Jefferson's bookstand--a total geekgasm

1776 days ago by naomi weiss

Hi everyone. I have seen Roy Underhill build this, but he didn’t give d...

40 1624 days ago
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1732 days ago by surfNkate

Hey Everyone!! I am a college student who is making a wooden surfboard for...

5 1624 days ago
View davecohn's profile

need plan for dining table that expands from the ends

1626 days ago by davecohn

I want to buy an awesome slab of wood and make a dining room table out of it....

5 1624 days ago
View Douglas Krueger's profile

Bed Rail Connectors

1626 days ago by Douglas Krueger

I am about to venture into a new project of building our new son a heirloom b...

3 1625 days ago
View mnorusis's profile

brass rod for wodden plane pin

1637 days ago by mnorusis

I’m working my way towards making my first wooden hand plane. For th...

4 1625 days ago
View JJohnston's profile

Building a teeter totter

1625 days ago by JJohnston

My 4 year old niece wants me to build her a teeter totter. Does anybody have ...

4 1625 days ago
View MikeInPenetanguishene's profile

Breadboard ends

1626 days ago by MikeInPenetanguishene

I’m trying to find some information on breadboard jointing. What’...

3 1625 days ago
View Ryanf's profile

Need Help with wife project

1627 days ago by Ryanf

Hello I am new to this website and woodworking. My father has been making woo...

9 1625 days ago
View arteest's profile

Looking for rotating casters how-to from Wood mag #178 outfeed table article

1625 days ago by arteest

Hi folks, Does anyone have a reference on how the casters operate on the o...

1 1625 days ago
View irishcolleen's profile

Advice on joinery for benchtop

1642 days ago by irishcolleen

I would appreciate any suggestions on how I should join the pieces of the ent...

8 1626 days ago
View londonlad's profile

Solid wood edge on MDF Core?

1627 days ago by londonlad

I’m considering a project that involves a circular VENEERED table top w...

6 1626 days ago
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1628 days ago by jim1mckenna

I am having problems with components, I make a component made a copy, and whe...

9 1627 days ago
View Jerry's profile

Maple Wall Unit

1640 days ago by Jerry

Hey everyone. I just posted my first project on this web page. I have been ...

3 1628 days ago
View Alan S's profile

Kitchen Cabinet Trim

1629 days ago by Alan S

My kitchen and living room flow seamlessly together. In the future, I want t...

3 1629 days ago
View siouxdawgs0409's profile

Work shop bench

1630 days ago by siouxdawgs0409

I have seen a bench plan in wood magazine’s Dec shop magazine and was w...

1 1630 days ago
View NY_Rocking_Chairs's profile

Anyone know how to make an adjustable dough board?

1640 days ago by NY_Rocking_Chairs

So my sister inquired if I would make her an adjustable dough board. I tol...

14 1630 days ago

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