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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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To finish, or not to finish a pizza peel?

02-23-2011 09:01 PM by Jonathan

I am almost done with a pizza peel that I started months and months ago for m...

16 03-06-2011 12:23 AM
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Supporting A Glass Work Surface

03-04-2011 06:37 PM by A10GAC

I’ve been using the scary sharp method on a 12×12 piece of granite...

2 03-05-2011 02:41 AM
View wjhazelton's profile

Dovetails in Long Grain?

03-04-2011 05:20 PM by wjhazelton

I’m building a chest from red oak for a friend. The front and sides ar...

4 03-05-2011 12:52 AM
View lightswitch's profile

Ideas for kid's all-wood clipboard or writing tray?

03-02-2011 04:52 PM by lightswitch

Hello forum, I tried to post this a few minutes ago but it never showed up...

1 03-04-2011 05:18 AM
View davidbenjamindix's profile

space saver hand crank compartment machine

03-02-2011 07:55 AM by davidbenjamindix

Greetings. I am a woodworker, and i build lockboxes with hidden compartments ...

4 03-03-2011 06:31 AM
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03-02-2011 03:26 AM by therookie

As I said in my last post, I am making a pie crust table. Well to embelish th...

5 03-02-2011 06:09 PM
View handystanley's profile

Gate Plans

02-15-2011 07:19 AM by handystanley

I need to rebuild the gate on the side of our house. Does anyone have a reso...

11 03-02-2011 06:09 PM
View Vasko's profile

Drilling through stone?

02-28-2011 08:59 AM by Vasko

This may seem off topic, but does anyone know how it’s possible to dril...

8 03-02-2011 05:39 PM
View EPJartisan's profile

Flower Table stamin help

02-26-2011 07:38 AM by EPJartisan

I am almost done with a second flower table of bloodwood and reconstituted ma...

10 03-02-2011 06:54 AM
View sarahss's profile

looking for hard to find book

02-24-2011 05:31 PM by sarahss

I’m looking for a book titled “Making Craftsman Style Lamps”...

33 03-02-2011 12:04 AM
View jdwyk's profile

Apple Cider Press....

05-18-2009 02:34 PM by jdwyk

Just wondering if anyone has made their own cider press. I teach high school ...

4 03-01-2011 03:52 PM
View RickJ's profile

Design help, first project

02-26-2011 09:22 AM by RickJ

This is my first attempt at building furniture and I would love any advic...

17 03-01-2011 01:06 AM
View Tina1974's profile

Oklahoma Sooners Shadow Box

02-28-2011 07:14 PM by Tina1974

Can anyone out there make me an OU shadow box for my husbands Air Force retir...

3 02-28-2011 10:11 PM
View SonnyGarcia's profile

Cabinet design program

02-27-2011 01:43 AM by SonnyGarcia

So in this slow economy I took on a side project outside of my 5 day a week c...

4 02-27-2011 02:50 AM
View Lee Barker's profile

Box Joints vs. Dovetails for strength

02-26-2011 01:13 AM by Lee Barker

Before you get into a big bar bet, better check this out. Beyond the obvio...

13 02-26-2011 06:55 PM
View Damian Penney's profile

Lacquer vs Formica

02-25-2011 07:30 PM by Damian Penney

So I’m in the very early stages of thinking about a potential project t...

11 02-25-2011 11:48 PM
View sgtq's profile

Cutting board woods?

02-24-2011 07:25 PM by sgtq

I am wanting to make a cutting board, I just recieved a bunch of 3/4 thick be...

9 02-25-2011 10:49 PM
View bues0022's profile

Pizza paddle design help

11-19-2009 07:01 AM by bues0022

I’m planning on making a few pizza paddles for my wife for Christmas. I...

12 02-25-2011 10:34 PM
View SimonSKL's profile

How do I cut this joint with a compound angle?

01-12-2011 10:03 PM by SimonSKL

I am planning to build a church pulpit with a design like this but I am fores...

17 02-25-2011 12:35 AM
View chelsead's profile

Custom Stringed Instrument project

02-24-2011 08:53 AM by chelsead

Hi All, I recently found the Lumber Jocks site and am floored by all the a...

5 02-24-2011 10:21 PM

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