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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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SketchUp Class Near Cincinnati, June 2 & 3 2016

05-14-2016 05:57 PM by BobLang

I will be hosting a two-day SketchUp class on June 2 & 3 at the historic ...

1 05-26-2016 03:08 AM
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Designing a frame for an 8' porch swing

05-23-2016 01:28 PM by MO_DeepSouth

Hello, I’m trying to design and build a frame for an 8’ wide p...

1 05-26-2016 03:07 AM
View Richard's profile

Question on Wine Bottle Balancer Design

05-23-2016 10:02 PM by Richard

I have been needing to make some Wine Bottle Balancers and have a couple of q...

5 05-25-2016 07:17 PM
View Autorotate's profile

Farmhouse Table Base Species

05-25-2016 01:07 AM by Autorotate

Hello all, I am doing my first Farmhouse Table (96”x48”x7/4) a...

3 05-25-2016 01:56 AM
View Dan'um Style's profile

Interesting Doors ................. Photo Blog

04-27-2013 01:40 PM by Dan'um Style

Saw this photo and am inspired to share with my lumber BUDS. As Lumberjock...

666 05-24-2016 02:12 AM
View vind's profile

desk design

05-20-2016 01:59 AM by vind

I’m in the process of designing a office desk for myself and need some ...

3 05-23-2016 03:23 PM
View JLavenau's profile

Thickness for a specific box?

05-22-2016 12:30 AM by JLavenau

Hey everyone, I’d like to make a box for a sword, so it will be about 5...

1 05-22-2016 01:09 AM
View FancyShoes's profile

Is this a good design idea?

05-21-2016 01:42 AM by FancyShoes

What do you guys thing of this design? It is just a quick rough sketch of ...

4 05-21-2016 07:23 PM
View jonmakesthings's profile

Best way to edge-glue boards for table top? To biscuit or not to biscuit??

05-19-2016 09:52 PM by jonmakesthings

Hey guys, seeking some advice on the best way to edge glue boards for a dinin...

23 05-21-2016 07:04 PM
View JMott's profile

Smll scrap end grain cutting board?

10-21-2014 02:19 PM by JMott

I’ve been admiring boards like this one for a while, but ave no idea ho...

6 05-21-2016 05:05 PM
View zipmac22's profile

Pergola, board placement

05-20-2016 02:41 PM by zipmac22

Hi, I was looking at making a pergola, but I couldn’t find a standar...

2 05-21-2016 09:07 AM
View PhillipRCW's profile

Does anyone know where I can buy brass or other metal dovetail keys?

05-18-2016 08:47 PM by PhillipRCW

I’m interested in using some metal dovetail keys and I’m trying t...

6 05-21-2016 05:19 AM
View Jim's profile

Wide Cabinet, Shelf Support?

05-19-2016 02:01 PM by Jim

I’m building 5 cabinets for behind a bar in a restaurant. The largest w...

9 05-20-2016 02:55 PM
View GunsOfNavarone's profile

Metal Logo for Projects?

05-18-2016 02:47 PM by GunsOfNavarone

I did a fair bit of searching, and I couldn’t find this specific topic....

11 05-19-2016 03:55 PM
View rrdesigns's profile

Lectern lid support

05-19-2016 04:42 AM by rrdesigns

I’m building a lectern with an angled reading platform over a storage a...

3 05-19-2016 12:23 PM
View andrewsco's profile

Ideas for what to use 3/8" to 5/8" wood for?

05-18-2016 03:59 AM by andrewsco

Hi all, This is my first forum post – I have followed a lot of proje...

9 05-18-2016 04:26 PM
View Griffin_SC's profile

Dresser Drawer Material

03-17-2016 11:38 PM by Griffin_SC

My better half has decided that she needs a new dresser for the bedroom. I...

23 05-17-2016 02:12 PM
View wsievers's profile

mock west elm furniture

05-16-2016 02:28 PM by wsievers

Hi everyone. This is my first post on here. I’m a hobbyist with a l...

5 05-17-2016 12:40 PM
View Tom's profile

Building a small shed

05-16-2016 07:40 PM by Tom

I’ve recently re-done my yard and added cement on the side of the house...

5 05-16-2016 10:58 PM
View amdepalma's profile

wood movement and design help

05-13-2016 09:18 PM by amdepalma

Hey All, Designing a new table and am wondering if I am going to have a wo...

2 05-15-2016 02:07 AM

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