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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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Built-in bookcases and mantel for fireplace surround in a Tudor Revival

1638 days ago by Jonathan

A year ago Christmas, Santa promised my wife that he’d build built-in b...

2 1636 days ago
View DaveA's profile

Designing a kitchen cart

1637 days ago by DaveA

I am trying to figure out dimensions for an 18W x 24L x 30-33H kitchen cart. ...

6 1636 days ago
View rrdesigns's profile

Curved arbor patio cover

1705 days ago by rrdesigns

Challenge of the day…seeking ideas on how to build an arbor like struct...

43 1637 days ago
View 60Grit's profile

Clamping pressure question

1639 days ago by 60Grit

So according to Titebond, the required pressure for gluing hardwoods together...

31 1637 days ago
View christherookie's profile

Need help with a mallet design

1643 days ago by christherookie

I’m pretty new to woodworking. Just finished my own workbench (for $50...

12 1637 days ago
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How to Chisel Out a Hole.

1637 days ago by christherookie

My next project is a measuring gauge. As part of the design plans, I have to...

4 1637 days ago
View depictureboy's profile

Quick Torsion box question

1638 days ago by depictureboy

gonna take the plunge and make a torsion box for my assembly table in anticip...

8 1638 days ago
View sweets's profile

black walnut

1638 days ago by sweets

I’m just getting into woodworking and need some more advice. I found a...

7 1638 days ago
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spalted maple and box making

1638 days ago by CompleteRookie

I am looking to make a small box for my niece. I saw a picture of spalted...

4 1638 days ago
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Webframes - Plywood or hardwood?

1639 days ago by depictureboy

In my designing I have been using webframes for my drawer dividers with a sol...

3 1639 days ago
View Andre's profile

Hinged Top Router Table

1649 days ago by Andre

Anyone ever try to make a router table like this one? http://suburbanworks...

8 1639 days ago
View dakremer's profile

spray can or brush on lacquer?

1675 days ago by dakremer

Was curious if anyone has yielded good results with a lacquer finish from a s...

5 1639 days ago
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1640 days ago by oldhickory

I am starting to plan a new work bench, I know there has been a lot of discus...

5 1640 days ago
View CaptainSkully's profile

Craftsman Dining Light Fixture

1646 days ago by CaptainSkully

OK, I need some help finding a design for a new fixture over our new table. ...

11 1640 days ago
View AWood's profile

Combinations of Moldings

1641 days ago by AWood

I have always found that using molding whether it is a cabinet or renovating ...

3 1640 days ago
View benihun's profile

Plywood door for wine cellar

1642 days ago by benihun

Hi folks! I’m wondering if a simple sheet of plywood worked for a do...

2 1640 days ago
View bigike's profile

vaneer job

1641 days ago by bigike

I need to know what type of glue is the best for vaneer? I have a couple piec...

5 1641 days ago
View NikBrown's profile

Wood to go with Purple Turquoise

1652 days ago by NikBrown

My wife is about to graduate surgery residency (end of may, so I have a littl...

6 1641 days ago
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Wardrobe design question - Drawer slides and Inset door

1642 days ago by depictureboy

if I am building a drawer frame under the drawer, do I need drawer slides...

2 1642 days ago

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