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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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Free Bubinga! (Or Maybe Mahogany?)

06-18-2010 08:14 PM by Jonathan

I don’t know what I did to deserve this, but I scored some free Bubinga...

10 07-02-2010 04:27 AM
View rkevins's profile

Looking for dump truck plan

07-02-2010 03:51 AM by rkevins

I am building the construction series dozer in wood mag. I found out there wa...

1 07-02-2010 03:59 AM
View Don "Dances with Wood" Butler's profile

Heavy projects from the ground up

09-11-2009 02:50 PM by Don "Dances with Wood" Butler

Whenever I start to build cabinets or anything large and heavy I have to cons...

9 07-01-2010 06:59 PM
View Jim Jakosh's profile

Imitation Ivory for woodworking projects

06-30-2010 01:51 PM by Jim Jakosh

I ran across a source of round imitation ivory round stock for $6.95 for shor...

3 07-01-2010 04:41 AM
View AnthonyC's profile

Some cabinet (FF, rail/stile door, drawer) sizing Q's

06-22-2010 04:14 PM by AnthonyC

In the design process of a kitchen remodel. We have a general layout, styl...

19 06-30-2010 09:40 PM
View Elvin's profile

Upper display cabinet

06-30-2010 03:56 AM by Elvin

I am building an upper display cabinet above a wet bar. The width of the cabi...

4 06-30-2010 05:41 PM
View Andy Needles's profile

finishing question

06-29-2010 04:59 AM by Andy Needles

Hello all, I have a finisihng question. To what extent does shellac make ...

4 06-29-2010 06:25 PM
View oldwolf's profile

The Perpetual Mortise and Tenon Question,

06-17-2010 04:53 AM by oldwolf

I was having a discussion with someone the other day, well a debate, and it s...

16 06-29-2010 04:39 PM
View acencha's profile

Drywall Patch Repair Texture

06-16-2010 03:08 AM by acencha

Hey everyone, I’m fixing to paint a room, but I had to patch a 5 inc...

5 06-29-2010 04:57 AM
View Wiley's profile

Favorite woods

06-25-2010 04:01 PM by Wiley

I won a car in a sweepstakes, and ended up selling it for more than I thought...

27 06-28-2010 12:18 AM
View Keen1's profile

Help categorizing and organizing shop

06-24-2010 03:16 PM by Keen1

This summer I plan to completely clean out (and up) my small workshop. IR...

1 06-27-2010 04:34 PM
View cajunjoe's profile

Rough Sawn Table Top

06-27-2010 02:19 AM by cajunjoe

I have several rough sawn pieces of 8/4×12” walnut boards up to 10...

8 06-27-2010 02:41 PM
View Gary's profile

Finishing Bedside Table

06-20-2010 01:26 AM by Gary

I am going to build a Shaker style bedside table but now my wife wants me to ...

13 06-26-2010 05:41 AM
View Raftermonkey's profile

Amboyna Burl Question

06-25-2010 07:00 PM by Raftermonkey

Does anyone know why a piece of golden colored amboyna burl is so much cheape...

2 06-25-2010 10:18 PM
View Rob67's profile

Gambrel Shed

06-23-2010 11:20 PM by Rob67

I need to build a gambrel shed 10×16 or 12×16. I am looking for som...

2 06-24-2010 01:18 AM
View Warren 's profile

Any idea how to cut recess

06-18-2010 12:12 PM by Warren

Chaps, I am been asked to make a reproduction of the table shown here and I a...

24 06-24-2010 12:07 AM
View Richard 's profile

Australian cypress flooring has anybody worked with this species?

06-22-2010 07:20 PM by Richard

I recently bought a whole pick up truck load of used australian cypress floor...

3 06-23-2010 02:56 AM
View Tieflyer's profile

looking for rectangle picnic table with detachable octagon ends -lost my plans

04-06-2010 01:31 PM by Tieflyer

I had bought plans to make a picnic table that was rectangular with octagon e...

1 06-23-2010 12:17 AM
View kanihoncho's profile

Has anyone designed Crosscut sled inserts?

06-19-2010 02:04 PM by kanihoncho

I’m in the middle of making a crosscut sled. I’ve looked but only...

4 06-22-2010 08:10 PM
View toddbeaulieu's profile

How thick should a cedar screen door be?

06-15-2010 05:02 PM by toddbeaulieu

Hello all… I’ve been quietly collecting wood working tools for th...

9 06-21-2010 10:41 PM

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