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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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Building lots of small boxes

02-25-2013 11:14 PM by MrRon

I have a whole bunch of cigar boxes that I use for storing small items like n...

11 02-27-2013 10:42 PM
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Ideas for wedges of wood?

02-26-2013 08:15 PM by leafherder

Hi Everyone, Where can I find plans for projects using wedges of wood? Yo...

5 02-27-2013 08:40 PM
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New To Veneering - How Do I Venner A Cylinder?

02-27-2013 03:40 PM by rrww

I have never worked with veneer before and I don’t have any veneer supp...

5 02-27-2013 04:42 PM
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Morris, IL Commission: Pub Tables

02-22-2013 08:30 PM by jdmaher

Anyone in the area want a small custom job? Contact wants two round “...

2 02-27-2013 04:01 PM
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Grain direction in outdoor cedar table

02-27-2013 08:35 AM by WoodNoob13

So I have a project that I am building. its a cedar grill stand. I plan on ...

2 02-27-2013 02:54 PM
View Lumpyx's profile

What kind of bit do I need?

02-25-2013 07:18 AM by Lumpyx

I’m currently making my wife a little keepsake box and I would like to ...

19 02-27-2013 02:43 AM
View RussellAP's profile

Need some input

02-26-2013 11:07 PM by RussellAP

My last Padauk project had some decent pieces left over so I thought I’...

5 02-27-2013 12:14 AM
View jaysonic's profile

Best place for plans?!?

02-26-2013 04:56 AM by jaysonic

I’m looking for plans for a nightstand. I don’t care if it’...

5 02-26-2013 08:12 PM
View Woodknack's profile

Great video on The Golden Ratio or Rectangle

02-25-2013 08:44 PM by Woodknack

11 02-26-2013 05:56 PM
View Pabs's profile

coner base cabinet , pull out vs lazy susan

02-25-2013 02:07 PM by Pabs

hey all I have a corner base cabinet that currently has a lazy susan. we u...

9 02-26-2013 01:44 PM
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It's time I learn Sketchup

02-24-2013 02:15 PM by NH_Hermit

My wife’s wish list of things for me to build seems to be a continually stret...

38 02-26-2013 03:39 AM
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Segmented Math - Segmented Bowl Software

01-09-2013 09:41 AM by Medic873

Hello, I am the owner and developer of SegmentedMath.Com And we are goi...

61 02-25-2013 09:06 PM
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Design for shelves

02-24-2013 06:13 PM by shelly_b

I am making shelves for a family member. They will be made of red oak and wil...

8 02-25-2013 07:08 PM
View Jonathan's profile

Some advice and ideas for a butternut table.

02-23-2013 10:31 AM by Jonathan

I bought this lovely pair of 5/4+ figured butternut book matched slices 8...

5 02-25-2013 05:44 AM
View Budk's profile

When building cabinets, how do you decide what type of lumber to use?

02-24-2013 10:26 AM by Budk

Obviously, I am new at this but not at life. I’m 53 but just getting i...

11 02-24-2013 07:50 PM
View Betsy's profile

Design programs for cutting boards

02-24-2013 12:12 AM by Betsy

I’ve got a new mac computer and having issues learning the ins and outs...

2 02-24-2013 04:28 AM
View Derek Hugger's profile

Marble Machine Plans

02-23-2013 07:53 PM by Derek Hugger

Hi everyone, I just finished up the plans for my marble machine, Kinestrat...

3 02-24-2013 02:35 AM
View Lumpyx's profile

What to use to notch wood?

02-23-2013 05:51 AM by Lumpyx

I have a piece of 3/8” poplar that’s 5 1/2” x 8”. I n...

4 02-23-2013 04:31 PM
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Round glass for picture frames?

02-18-2013 09:37 PM by hairy

I’ve spent a big part of the day looking for some. I went to Michael...

10 02-23-2013 02:04 PM

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