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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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View Farrout's profile

Matching 'Ikea Black'

02-07-2011 05:28 PM by Farrout

I’m trying to build some small pieces to match things bought at Ikea. ...

0 02-07-2011 05:28 PM
View Dez's profile

An easy to transport hand tools tool box

02-07-2011 11:05 AM by Dez

does any one have a plan or idea for an easy to transport toolbox for hand to...

4 02-07-2011 03:54 PM
View DonJ's profile

Sketchup Version 7 vs Version 8

02-06-2011 12:31 AM by DonJ

I thought I read somewhere that Version 8 (free Sketchup) lost some of the ca...

1 02-06-2011 12:48 AM
View Viktor's profile

Shape bender, nice Sketchup plug-in

02-05-2011 12:44 PM by Viktor

Those who use Sketchup might find this plugin by Chris Fullmer very usefu...

0 02-05-2011 12:44 PM
View Brett's profile

Question about Woodsmith/Shop Notes router table

02-04-2011 01:34 AM by Brett

I’m considering building a router table using plans from the Woodsmith ...

8 02-04-2011 08:10 PM
View cwdance1's profile

Help with sizing tenons for small table.

02-03-2011 12:49 AM by cwdance1

OK, so I want to make a small table to go next to my couch. The table top wi...

8 02-04-2011 05:22 AM
View dakremer's profile

now THIS is a glue-up......

02-04-2011 12:00 AM by dakremer

“The tlf08 chair by Tobias Labarque is made of beams of Padauk wood, as...

11 02-04-2011 04:37 AM
View richgreer's profile

Can you just "slap something together"?

01-23-2011 04:08 PM by richgreer

In December a lady from the church told me that the manager they normally use...

47 02-04-2011 02:57 AM
View scuppasteve's profile

Wood Hammock

02-04-2011 12:50 AM by scuppasteve

So i saw this hammock on anyone know where i could find it or wh...

0 02-04-2011 12:50 AM
View engineerkid's profile

Table Saw Fence System

01-26-2011 09:06 AM by engineerkid

Hello, I’m new to this forum so I’ll start off by introducing ...

15 02-03-2011 08:57 PM
View steliart's profile

Workshop design Layout

02-03-2011 04:04 PM by steliart

If anyone want’s to see a layout how to turn the 2/3s of a 20×20 f...

3 02-03-2011 06:53 PM
View airman's profile

lighthouse plans

02-03-2011 01:47 AM by airman

anybody know where I can find free plans to build a 4-5ft lighthouse for my g...

1 02-03-2011 11:06 AM
View Don's profile

Why are we still not using the metric system in the USA?

01-16-2011 05:58 AM by Don

I’ve hated the american system of measurement ever since I learned the ...

139 02-03-2011 07:51 AM
View ndguy's profile

Need help with bar design

02-03-2011 06:00 AM by ndguy

Ok, I am finally ready to start designing my bar in my basement. I have the s...

1 02-03-2011 06:31 AM
View okwoodshop's profile

Need double chaise lounge plans

02-02-2011 06:12 PM by okwoodshop

Where can I get some plans for a double chaise lounge? Nothing fancy.

3 02-03-2011 01:50 AM
View bigike's profile

All box makers and lovers/Electronics geeks!

01-30-2011 07:16 PM by bigike

I mean the electronics geeks in a good way, I only wish I was one. I can only...

3 02-02-2011 04:55 PM
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02-01-2011 08:53 PM by mattsk8

Has anyone here been ambitious enough to make a sofa or a loveseat? I’m...

2 02-01-2011 09:50 PM
View dakremer's profile

Need Help on project. (part two)......

02-01-2011 05:54 AM by dakremer

Thanks everyone for all the help with my last forum topic – trying to f...

2 02-01-2011 01:34 PM
View IceCactus's profile

Finishing Advice for Shop Project

01-28-2011 11:05 PM by IceCactus

Im currently building my shop right now using these plans . Its mostly 2&#...

4 02-01-2011 08:04 AM
View riverb's profile

Ordering Lumber

01-31-2011 08:37 AM by riverb

I am in the planing stagings of my second major project (crib for my daughter...

5 01-31-2011 09:25 PM

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