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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 Jaepheth's profile

Hardwood Benchdog inserts for low quality bench tops?

01-16-2013 10:50 AM by Jaepheth

Ok, so the story so far is that I’m making my first workbench; I’...

13 01-17-2013 04:30 AM
View nate22's profile

what to make with 2x6's

01-16-2013 08:09 PM by nate22

I have a lot of 2×6’s left over from making furniture. They are l...

14 01-17-2013 02:28 AM
View Brett's profile

Ideas for Garage-wall worktable with cabinets and drawers?

01-16-2013 03:56 PM by Brett

I’ve decided to build a work table for the side wall of my garage. I...

3 01-16-2013 08:39 PM
View DavidNJ's profile

Is There a Preferred Program For Design?

12-24-2012 01:09 AM by DavidNJ

I’ve seen lots of plans in Google Sketchup format. I also have TurboCAD...

9 01-16-2013 08:24 PM
View Don46's profile

How does one learn Sketchup?

07-30-2009 01:46 AM by Don46

I usually fairly adept at learning new software but I cannot seem to get star...

29 01-16-2013 08:23 PM
View nate22's profile

What should I make

01-16-2013 08:06 PM by nate22

I have scrape wood that I have left over from my other projects and I was won...

0 01-16-2013 08:06 PM
View Tripps's profile

Canoe project

01-15-2013 06:59 AM by Tripps

To make a canoe from a fallen tree I understand that it must be carved out an...

3 01-16-2013 03:45 PM
View thedude50's profile

Building Norms Rolling Clamp Rack

01-12-2013 04:16 PM by thedude50

I am thinking of building Norms Clamp Rack this weekend . The project is pre...

23 01-16-2013 03:03 PM
View oceangoing's profile

Kitchen Island

01-14-2013 11:17 AM by oceangoing

I hope I can get some help with this; I’m a newbie DIYer with few tools...

3 01-16-2013 12:56 PM
View Sirgreggins's profile

Foldable Wall mounted work surface

01-07-2013 02:05 AM by Sirgreggins

Hey guys. I’m trying to get into wood working but since i live in Bosto...

6 01-15-2013 10:55 PM
View 1978's profile

How do I protect my ideas?

12-05-2012 02:15 PM by 1978

Something happened this past summer that has me steaming. Over the last coup...

30 01-15-2013 10:15 PM
View Don Tikander's profile

Girls Vanity

01-15-2013 12:43 PM by Don Tikander

Hi Lumberjocks Buddies: Just a shot in the dark. Has anyone ever built a g...

1 01-15-2013 01:28 PM
View jim454's profile

salvaged wood side table

01-14-2013 10:42 PM by jim454

OK Lumber Jocks now I have to go buy new wood working tool a chain saw so I ...

1 01-15-2013 01:45 AM
View Sailor's profile

How to build these 12' 1'x1' non load bearing columns???

01-14-2013 04:27 AM by Sailor

So, I am bidding on a small job where the customer needs two columns soley fo...

10 01-14-2013 11:09 PM
View KayB's profile

Unique interlocking mortise and tenon joint:Would this work?

01-14-2013 11:17 AM by KayB

Joined recently to post this question: I am currently designing a unique p...

15 01-14-2013 10:38 PM
View PendletonRon's profile

Variety of detailed plans?

01-14-2013 11:17 AM by PendletonRon

Where can I find plans for clothes dressers, and other projects? I’m lo...

1 01-14-2013 09:17 PM
View flatboarder's profile

Work Bench

01-14-2013 08:37 PM by flatboarder

Hello LJ”s, I”m in the process of building me a workbench. I...

3 01-14-2013 09:08 PM
View jdh122's profile

design help with legs on piesafe/pantry

01-13-2013 09:08 PM by jdh122

I’ve been working for quite a while now on this large pantry-ish piece ...

3 01-14-2013 08:47 PM
View Redford1947's profile

Engraving -reproducing photos on wood

02-04-2011 02:21 AM by Redford1947

Has anyone had any experience with engraving or reproducing photographs onto ...

4 01-14-2013 03:27 PM
View RonInOhio's profile

Digitizers For CAD

01-05-2013 06:08 PM by RonInOhio

Did a search and didn’t find much in LJ about these. Was wondering if a...

14 01-14-2013 09:52 AM

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