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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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Most LOVE a good hummer...

12-05-2017 12:30 PM by richardchaos

I have a Cobalt Diaphragm air compressor. Its very loud and annoying when it ...

7 12-07-2017 05:25 PM
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Template for wine bottle/glass display

10-12-2017 01:13 PM by PoolHound

I have seen folks make display stands that slip over the neck of a wine bottl...

6 12-06-2017 10:54 PM
View Eric_S's profile

Accounting for Wood movement in joinery

10-06-2009 06:04 PM by Eric_S

So I’m getting ready to start designing nightstands and since I’m...

35 12-06-2017 08:48 PM
View Pabs's profile

Bed frame tolerance

12-04-2017 07:50 PM by Pabs

hey guys About to start a bed project. Making a bed frame for my girlfrie...

12 12-05-2017 03:37 PM
View richardchaos's profile

CNC or paper plates

11-19-2017 08:08 PM by richardchaos

Am I the only one that,, for war every reason, has a lot sorts of measurement...

7 12-05-2017 01:35 AM
View mgbbob's profile

Plywood/pine L joint

11-30-2017 01:53 PM by mgbbob

Hi folks, Working on a sliding shelf that will hold a 65 lb. stereo receiver...

8 12-04-2017 04:57 PM
View LearningAsIGo's profile

Do you typically use the same wood species for every part?

12-03-2017 06:51 PM by LearningAsIGo

I generally prefer the look of painted furniture, so thats what I have experi...

18 12-04-2017 03:17 PM
View Mark Shultz's profile

Where to find handle parts

12-03-2017 07:46 PM by Mark Shultz

I’ve finished a new desk and it’s just awaiting finding the right...

2 12-04-2017 12:20 AM
View Kilo19's profile

Commission Job: Guitar Case Stand?

11-30-2017 02:48 PM by Kilo19

So yesterday I was asked by a coworker, that knows and has seen some of t...

21 12-03-2017 09:44 PM
View BobMai's profile

Dining room chandelier

12-03-2017 03:01 AM by BobMai

We renovated an 1836 farmhouse. The original house was timberframe and portio...

3 12-03-2017 03:11 PM
View whitechev's profile

attaching canvas to wood- staples?

11-23-2017 06:14 PM by whitechev

Making a set of these:

8 11-30-2017 01:18 PM
View JimEagles's profile

Gun Cabinet

11-27-2017 05:31 PM by JimEagles

I am looking for ideas and drawings for a gun cabinet.Thanks,Jim

4 11-28-2017 09:20 PM
View 304woodworking's profile

cutting board problems

11-28-2017 01:48 PM by 304woodworking

ive made some really nice end grain cutting boards. i have them flat, level ...

3 11-28-2017 03:53 PM
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Plywood thickness for furniture side panels

11-27-2017 04:55 PM by Joel_B

I am working on a nightstand and will be using frame and panel for the sides....

10 11-28-2017 12:17 AM
View Woodworkingfreak's profile

Here is my DIY farmhouse table

11-27-2017 05:34 PM by Woodworkingfreak

This table took me a few days and was my first ever woodworking project. Luc...

4 11-27-2017 08:22 PM
View Kalifriki's profile

Round Table Pedastal 'Weighted' Column Concern

11-06-2017 02:20 PM by Kalifriki

I’m looking into restoring a 54’’ Round table with a pedest...

6 11-27-2017 09:09 AM
View RED1's profile

18th century pennsylvania side chair

11-20-2017 04:41 PM by RED1

I have a partially completed 18th century pennsylvania side chair. Started it...

1 11-27-2017 07:46 AM
View Thalweg's profile

Gluing Up Workbench Top

11-21-2017 05:27 PM by Thalweg

I just acquired a large amount of maple flooring. My neighbor got it out of a...

10 11-27-2017 07:38 AM
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11-23-2017 01:03 AM by peter0912

i have decided to make a bread bin with an integrated knife block . I am only...

2 11-27-2017 07:29 AM
View woodbutcherbynight's profile

Table saw base cabinet

11-23-2017 03:17 AM by woodbutcherbynight

Currently I am in the design phase of making a cabinet base to mount two cont...

7 11-27-2017 07:10 AM

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