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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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Building a big comb

10-14-2011 03:21 PM by Absinthe

Next project is to build a weaving loom. Many people seem to start these proj...

5 08-30-2014 12:41 PM
View Tom S.'s profile

Cutting Boards

08-29-2014 11:05 PM by Tom S.

Has anyone made an end grain cutting board out of round hardwood dowels? I...

5 08-30-2014 12:42 AM
View Medickep's profile

Calling all woodworkers with a RAS and chop saw bench

08-10-2014 05:24 AM by Medickep

I’m in the design stage of making a bench for my RAS saw and chop, whic...

22 08-28-2014 09:55 PM
View RJ2's profile

Faux Hinged Barn Door on rollup Clopay

08-12-2014 01:09 PM by RJ2

I am in the process of installing mine today . Shown in the pic is the 5̵...

17 08-28-2014 02:31 PM
View Tooch's profile

Klockit customer service

08-26-2014 02:55 PM by Tooch

EDIT Finally got through to a person and was taken care of – thanks.

5 08-26-2014 04:18 PM
View Mike's profile

Design and building a dresser help

08-23-2014 06:29 PM by Mike

Hi All; I am in the planning phase of building a dresser. Since I haven&#...

7 08-26-2014 04:03 AM
View Don Broussard's profile (online now)

Cutting Board Design Software for Mac

08-23-2014 05:32 PM by Don Broussard

I know that there is a cutting board design software for Windows machines. I...

10 08-25-2014 11:10 PM
View deanfive's profile

Antique bed repair

08-19-2014 05:33 PM by deanfive

Hello. First time posting. I need to re-affix a bed rail on an antique hir...

7 08-25-2014 03:28 PM
View Jeff Terrell's profile

Bob Lang’s 21st Century Workbench

08-15-2014 11:18 PM by Jeff Terrell

Anybody got a source for Lang’s DVD? I want to build this bench but can...

3 08-25-2014 02:23 PM
View SubtleEpsilon's profile

1st big thing: coffee table. Advice?

08-21-2014 02:38 PM by SubtleEpsilon

Below are some screen caps of the coffee table design. Top is bookmatched wal...

4 08-22-2014 04:30 AM
View mickeyh's profile

prefinished or unfinished plywood for Kitchen Cabinets

08-18-2014 11:08 PM by mickeyh

I’m planning to build my own kitchen cabinets (big project, I know) wit...

14 08-21-2014 04:05 PM
View johnhutchinson's profile

Looking for suggestions for a toy

08-20-2014 04:08 PM by johnhutchinson

Okay, so maybe it’s not a “toy”. Automaton is probably a b...

21 08-20-2014 11:54 PM
View Ripthorn's profile

How to do a spinning joint

08-20-2014 08:13 PM by Ripthorn

So I got a new lathe and I am crazy. The convergence of those two facts has ...

3 08-20-2014 08:54 PM
View jbt308's profile

Round dining room table

08-20-2014 03:08 AM by jbt308

Hello everyone, I have a client asking for a 54”-60” round din...

1 08-20-2014 04:59 PM
View TheLastDeadMouse's profile

Critique my first design, Mission style end table

08-20-2014 04:13 AM by TheLastDeadMouse

I’m in the process of setting up a home wood working shop and preparing...

2 08-20-2014 04:34 AM
View chetrog's profile

Need to cut perfect circles "Subwoofer box"

08-18-2014 04:52 AM by chetrog

I am going to be building a subwoofer box, and I want to make it a little fan...

15 08-20-2014 12:42 AM
View kp327up's profile

Shadow Box End Table/Ideas?

08-17-2014 08:05 PM by kp327up

Hey All! I need to build an end table with top being a military shadowbox....

1 08-19-2014 03:19 PM
View mdbohica's profile

Leg and tail vises...?!

08-19-2014 12:45 PM by mdbohica

Ok, so I am in the planning stages of building my first work bench. It is go...

6 08-19-2014 03:12 PM
View brantley's profile

Best way to make a bowl without turning

08-18-2014 08:08 PM by brantley

Ive got some big hickory logs. Id like to make a large bowl of some sort. Not...

2 08-18-2014 09:47 PM
View darrenjttu's profile

bunk beds

08-18-2014 07:31 PM by darrenjttu

Has anyone built their own bunk beds. It does not seem too complicated. Pics?

4 08-18-2014 09:21 PM

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