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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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Optimum square part on tapered leg

08-15-2017 07:13 PM by Bohaiboy

Project has 27” long legs, 1.75” x 1.75” on top. A 3 1/2&#...

2 08-15-2017 08:32 PM
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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...

10 08-15-2017 05:57 PM
View Bohaiboy's profile

Jewelry Box Parts

08-15-2017 04:46 PM by Bohaiboy

What site or store is your GO TO site for jewelry box parts, i.e. necklace ha...

0 08-15-2017 04:46 PM
View ModernWoodWorkz's profile

How to secure live edge slab to a steel base?

08-13-2017 11:43 PM by ModernWoodWorkz

Hey guys. I wanted to ask how each of you are connecting a live edge slab to ...

4 08-14-2017 11:31 PM
View dgolfin's profile

fence post legs

08-13-2017 10:08 PM by dgolfin

I’m thinking of building a round fence post style leg base for my lamin...

1 08-14-2017 05:41 PM
View BrianG0714's profile

Craftsman style medicine cabinet

08-13-2017 01:54 AM by BrianG0714

I want to build a craftsman style medicine cabinet. I have found a picture of...

14 08-14-2017 04:55 AM
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Super Glue or Epoxy to hold this in place

08-12-2017 01:45 AM by Bluenote38

Question – I am going to recess this scale into a new work top for ...

4 08-13-2017 03:01 PM
View JohnGreco's profile

Exotic Dowels

02-07-2010 04:58 PM by JohnGreco

Does anybody know of a source for exotic dowels? I’ve found this one pl...

16 08-11-2017 06:44 PM
View meestro's profile

Orthodox Ecclesiastical Rotating Chanter Stand...Help?

01-20-2012 10:18 PM by meestro

Wow, what a title! I figured I’d be descriptive enough to give a good i...

9 08-10-2017 11:13 PM
View CanofWorms2's profile

How to brace from flexing? 46" wide door with plywood and 1x3.

05-30-2017 06:12 PM by CanofWorms2

I’m building a door for a basement room with a 46” wide opening. ...

28 08-10-2017 09:35 PM
View JakeK's profile

Farmhouse Bed Design

09-23-2016 06:27 PM by JakeK

OK don’t laugh, but i am planning on building a project from Ana White&...

12 08-10-2017 03:53 AM
View plasma800's profile

laminate on furniture questions

08-09-2017 03:14 PM by plasma800

I’m planning a credenza build. The credenza is spec’d to be co...

16 08-10-2017 03:16 AM
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How do you number table leaves?

08-08-2017 06:32 PM by TungOil

I’m finishing up a dining table build with four leaves. The veneer on ...

12 08-09-2017 03:27 AM
View edwood1975's profile

Kitchen Island Design

08-08-2017 09:50 PM by edwood1975

Hi guys, I’m drawing a blank when it come to designing a kitchen isl...

1 08-08-2017 10:23 PM
View dfox52's profile

Cross legs for picnic table

08-08-2017 03:18 PM by dfox52

What is the best way to layout the diagonal half lap cuts for “X”...

5 08-08-2017 06:35 PM
View toolie's profile

anyone ever deal with MTM Wood

08-06-2017 04:52 PM by toolie

I’m looking to start making end grain cutting boards and MTM Wood in (a...

8 08-08-2017 05:22 AM
View Bohaiboy's profile

Sketchup Issue

08-08-2017 12:28 AM by Bohaiboy

So i have fallen in love with SKP, but it is an early courtship with a lot of...

3 08-08-2017 05:12 AM
View Chucknbob's profile

Help designing a queen bed

08-07-2017 12:24 AM by Chucknbob

So I’m looking at building a queen size bed frame/headboard. However, I...

2 08-07-2017 04:54 AM
View oskretc's profile

Yet another workbench question

08-03-2017 01:19 PM by oskretc

Hi Everyone. Total newbie here. I’m in the process to design a ne...

10 08-06-2017 02:21 PM
View hairy's profile

Going down the rabbit hole

08-04-2017 02:24 PM by hairy

I’m working up the nerve to try some end grain cutting boards. Having n...

6 08-04-2017 09:58 PM

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