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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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Valet Cabinet?

1795 days ago by thiel

Gang, I saw this thing in JCPenney and it stopped me in my tracks. Ignori...

1 1794 days ago
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Fine Woodworking Getting Started Workbench top quandry...

1801 days ago by dbhost

I am having a bit of a problem deciding on how to top my workbench. I have de...

16 1795 days ago
View Brian's profile

Designing a "Green" table?

1797 days ago by Brian

I have someone who wants a dining table made “Green”.Green—...

5 1797 days ago
View Eric_S's profile

Grain Direction in Projects

1798 days ago by Eric_S

I was wondering if their were best practices for grain direction in tables an...

5 1797 days ago
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Don't Forget: Free Draw for Book

1813 days ago by MsDebbieP

Aug 11/09 Just a reminder that there will be a random draw made for a copy...

4 1798 days ago
View prometej065's profile

what with the ornament?

1804 days ago by prometej065

A few antiques and furniture artistic master dropped from the purchase of thi...

10 1798 days ago
View RangerPMac's profile

Need some help with plant stand design

1834 days ago by RangerPMac

My first question, so here goes: I hope the old addage of “the only ...

6 1799 days ago
View kcrandy's profile

Osage orange

1802 days ago by kcrandy

Anyone ever used Osage Orange for making a box?

3 1800 days ago
View sweets's profile

chair back strength

1800 days ago by sweets

I will begin construction of a kids table and chair set this week. For the c...

2 1800 days ago
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1802 days ago by Don Newton

The wife purchased a new futon mattress and now it seem that the old frame ju...

2 1802 days ago
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a question about loose tenons

1807 days ago by Quebecnewf

I am in the process of building the blanket chest on the cover of the last FW...

12 1803 days ago
View petscontained's profile

Minwax Polycrylic on top of Polyurethane?

1807 days ago by petscontained

Started a simple project of building a set of cornhole boards for my nephew.B...

2 1803 days ago
View Mead's profile

need help, could my jigsaw be faulty

1805 days ago by Mead

hi, first post.i recently received a black&decker jigsaw with a beveling ...

8 1803 days ago
View Halling51's profile

Searching windmill

1804 days ago by Halling51

Hi I have seen many nice windmills for the garden. Such as the ones they h...

4 1803 days ago
View magnus's profile

need help with tongue and groove

1805 days ago by magnus

Hi all.. First time poster… I’m mediocre when it comes to woodwor...

10 1805 days ago
View RnG's profile

Round table top

1806 days ago by RnG

Making a round table top for my brother with 4/4 black walnut that my dad and...

6 1805 days ago
View DonJ's profile

Ebony for rocker

1808 days ago by DonJ

For those that have built the Maloof style rocker, what is a good source for ...

1 1806 days ago
View SteviePete's profile

Best Damn Adirondack Chair Design -- Ever

1906 days ago by SteviePete

HRM (Her Royal Majesty – SWMBO, Boss Lady, Convenient Other, Wife) has ...

14 1806 days ago
View Gavel's profile

Questions about outdoor project/sealing drawers

1808 days ago by Gavel

So, my first project is going to be a potting bench for my wife, which will l...

2 1806 days ago
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Asian Coffee Table

1821 days ago by SimonSKL

My wife wants me to build an Asian style coffee table and end table. I have d...

15 1808 days ago

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