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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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What thickness wood for 31" drawer box

12-26-2017 06:02 PM by icandothat

Hi Everyone For holding pots/pans under the stove I’m building 2 pul...

23 12-28-2017 03:31 AM
View Lazyman's profile

Best Grain Orientation for Steam Bending?

12-16-2017 03:53 PM by Lazyman

I’m planning a project that requires steam bending and before ripping t...

9 12-28-2017 12:06 AM
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Dining table leaf extensions

12-26-2017 05:59 PM by WalkerTexasRanger

I am building a dining table from walnut and cherry. 7’ x 3.5’. ...

2 12-27-2017 11:08 PM
View mickeyc56's profile

woodworking software

12-27-2017 04:24 PM by mickeyc56

I am looking for software that I can put in the cut dimensions of a project a...

4 12-27-2017 10:51 PM
View TDW's profile

wedding ring box

12-27-2017 06:38 PM by TDW

My granddaughter is getting married. Wants me to build her a box to carry th...

1 12-27-2017 07:16 PM
View icandothat's profile

What size spacers for pull out pantry drawer?

12-26-2017 03:30 PM by icandothat

Hi Everyone, I have a pantry cabinet with a single door, 1/2” overla...

7 12-27-2017 12:42 PM
View Roma's profile

Heavy Ash Tabletop

12-21-2017 12:56 PM by Roma

Hey guys, I am new to woodworking and new to the site. I am wondering your...

6 12-27-2017 04:45 AM
View Walker's profile

Dining Table in Design Phase—Seeking Opinions

12-24-2017 06:30 AM by Walker

this is a long one… TL;DR: -designing a dining room table, concept i...

7 12-27-2017 01:46 AM
View GBlandford's profile

Conversion crib design help

12-26-2017 02:18 PM by GBlandford

I am new to the site, but grew up in the woodshop with my recently passed fat...

2 12-26-2017 05:05 PM
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12-26-2017 02:21 PM by Woodyvolt

I have been ask to build a tambour for a roll top desk that had the existing...

2 12-26-2017 04:21 PM
View Mark Shultz's profile

adding file drawers

09-14-2017 02:06 PM by Mark Shultz

I’ m wondering if anyone has ever built a filing cabinet, and if the...

14 12-25-2017 07:33 PM
View jerkylips's profile

lettering on a small box

12-20-2017 05:27 PM by jerkylips

I’m planning to make a small box for a friend – more of a gag gif...

10 12-25-2017 04:20 PM
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Hinge Selection for any project

12-09-2017 11:57 PM by cowboyup3371

I’m in the designing stage of my next project and its potential complex...

4 12-25-2017 03:28 PM
View Larson's profile

Exterior Table Joinery

12-21-2017 12:53 PM by Larson

I have 17 exterior tables to build and I’m using 1×4 Red Balau dec...

2 12-25-2017 12:56 AM
View Jeff's profile

Hans Wegner Plank 3 Seater Sofa plans?

12-21-2017 09:00 PM by Jeff

Does anybody know if plans are available anywhere to build the Hans Wegner de...

3 12-22-2017 04:14 PM
View brantley's profile

Stain on Cutting boards?

10-01-2013 08:13 PM by brantley

Just wondering if anybody has ever used stain on a cutting board? Ive got a d...

11 12-22-2017 12:20 PM
View Southsider's profile

Cabinets for home salon

12-21-2017 07:40 AM by Southsider

Hello all, I want to thank everyone in advance for any tip and info, I hav...

7 12-22-2017 05:03 AM
View TooTall17's profile

Picture Frame Help

12-21-2017 12:54 PM by TooTall17

Hello all, I have made a picture frame with a wire mesh inside to be used ...

4 12-21-2017 03:46 PM
View EdsCustomWoodCrafts's profile

Sketchup Question

12-20-2017 12:14 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts

So I am in the design phase of building a Arts&Crafts end table with thro...

4 12-20-2017 05:37 PM
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Display piece- Advice

12-20-2017 02:36 AM by tealetm

Word has spread around work that I’m a hobby woodworker. Our mechanic ...

4 12-20-2017 03:40 AM

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