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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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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...

7 09-05-2017 04:23 PM
View richardchaos's profile

Light Stuff? GATOR STIFF!

09-04-2017 11:08 PM by richardchaos

Right now I live in a College town. BUT when I was in college, (Money wasted!...

1 09-04-2017 11:32 PM
View BobLang's profile

SketchUp Class in Philly, November 11-12

09-04-2017 05:38 PM by BobLang

I’ll be teaching a two-day (weekend) SketchUp class at the Philadelphia...

0 09-04-2017 05:38 PM
View mkyb14's profile

How to attach side board to table - Bowling alley table

08-22-2017 01:35 PM by mkyb14

Looking for idea’s on how to securely attach some 1in walnut I’m ...

26 09-02-2017 10:52 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

Building a hanging barndoor...mount to plywood or no?

09-01-2017 05:11 PM by LiveEdge

I going to build a pair of barn doors for our kitchen pantry (think closet wi...

3 09-01-2017 06:24 PM
View isu1977's profile

How do I make this cut

06-22-2017 10:13 PM by isu1977

Any idea how I would make these cuts? Four cuts, same on each side.

33 09-01-2017 11:05 AM
View shoichi's profile

Help needed with installing legs on large dining table

08-30-2017 03:15 AM by shoichi

Hello all I need some help on how i should install some metal legs on a ne...

4 08-31-2017 03:04 AM
View shoichi's profile

horizontal bars under a table - what are they?

08-30-2017 03:23 AM by shoichi

i saw these under a live edge dining table the other day. looks like theyR...

1 08-30-2017 08:50 AM
View Yavanna's profile

Glass and wood tabletop

08-29-2017 11:51 PM by Yavanna

I’ve taken an old [maple] chest and removed the top.Then I made a maple...

2 08-30-2017 12:05 AM
View Chris322's profile

Building a Workbench(Expansion/Contraction questions)

08-26-2017 09:41 PM by Chris322

I have 20+ years as a cabinetmaker and know that expansion/contraction must b...

11 08-29-2017 12:31 AM
View Justin's profile

Mobile Assembly Table

03-31-2011 03:09 AM by Justin

Currently my shop is located in a 16×24 garage that we also do car repai...

22 08-27-2017 11:34 PM
View ColonelTravis's profile

Do you build a full mock-up?

08-25-2017 01:45 AM by ColonelTravis

This would probably be just for larger items, curious if you build a prototyp...

21 08-26-2017 01:51 PM
View bwad40's profile

High School Woodworking Projects

08-21-2017 07:43 PM by bwad40

Hello, I am a woodworking teacher in Colorado and I am looking to add more...

18 08-25-2017 06:08 PM
View Dustin's profile

Foot Rest Strength on Standing Desk

08-23-2017 12:37 PM by Dustin

Well, somehow I’ve lucked out enough to receive another commission, so ...

11 08-23-2017 10:07 PM
View MedBaker's profile

HELP: Attaching stainless steel legs to a wooden baker's benchtop & food-safe finish

10-01-2015 04:31 PM by MedBaker

Hi,Hopefully, I am in the right place :)... I am having a baker’s benc...

15 08-23-2017 07:03 PM
View Vrtigo1's profile

Cabinet layout and design software that generates material list and cutlist?

02-07-2011 06:44 AM by Vrtigo1

I am fed up with my current workbench situation in my garage. They are built...

7 08-22-2017 02:47 PM
View thedude50's profile

The Anarchists Tool Chest‎

02-28-2014 06:33 AM by thedude50

I have decided to build this chest but am stuck on materials. I don’t h...

32 08-22-2017 11:01 AM
View swimbill's profile

Problem with 3in1 crib

08-19-2017 05:09 PM by swimbill

Brand new to the site have been lurking for a while. I am finishing up the...

0 08-19-2017 05:09 PM
View ROB_IN_MN's profile

tv stand style/genre - breadboard top plus raised panel doors

08-16-2017 04:12 AM by ROB_IN_MN

hi I’m designing a tv stand for a relative. the dimensions will be 5...

3 08-19-2017 03:44 PM
View Dan's profile

Safer And More Efficient Finger Joint Sled For Small Hinges

08-17-2017 08:53 PM by Dan

This is a sled I’ve come up with for making hinge finger joints. It sho...

4 08-18-2017 03:07 PM

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