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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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Help with rake and splay

10-07-2016 05:58 PM by dfox52

Can anyone point me to a good, detailed idiots guide to constructing rake and...

6 10-09-2016 07:43 PM
View BB1's profile

Murphy bed

10-09-2016 02:08 PM by BB1

Looking at the option of building a Murphy bed. I noted a kit for the hardwa...

4 10-09-2016 05:55 PM
View Lazyman's profile

Glue for Veneer

10-07-2016 06:52 PM by Lazyman

I am in the procsess of designing of a mirror frame to hang on the wall and I...

7 10-09-2016 03:59 PM
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10-05-2016 02:47 AM by rougninit

Does anyone have any info on adding details to a model truck engine? photos o...

4 10-08-2016 09:23 PM
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Antique radio questions

09-30-2016 12:19 AM by Jackietreehorn

So I’m looking into restoring my grandparents old radio. It’s pr...

7 10-06-2016 11:33 PM
View ki7hy's profile

Mobile Workbench tool chest.

06-28-2016 07:03 PM by ki7hy

Hey everyone…. I was curious on people’s thoughts/experience o...

10 10-06-2016 11:07 PM
View trevor7428's profile

How would you make these grooves?

10-06-2016 12:34 AM by trevor7428

My grandma wants me to make this Domino tray, similar to the pic ...

5 10-06-2016 07:44 PM
View JoeinJupiter's profile

Help design bench seating with storage

10-02-2016 08:25 PM by JoeinJupiter

I’m looking for some ideas on a project I need to make. I need to make ...

1 10-05-2016 12:36 AM
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Lesley Speakers

10-02-2016 10:40 PM by pontic

Anyone have any experience with rebuilding these things?

2 10-04-2016 09:41 PM
View ToddJB's profile

How would you make these stair treads?

08-04-2016 06:25 PM by ToddJB

Okay, so my GC just came back to me saying that the quote to make these custo...

39 10-02-2016 10:38 PM
View Eugd's profile

First Box

10-02-2016 07:25 PM by Eugd

I made this box for a friend who lost her mother recently. It was a good lea...

0 10-02-2016 07:25 PM
View Kurt's profile

How do I do this?

09-30-2016 10:11 PM by Kurt

I want to make something like this for my brother. Fairly new to woodw...

7 10-02-2016 12:54 PM
View Evangogh's profile

Making a floor lamp

09-30-2016 12:44 AM by Evangogh

I’m trying to make a floor lamp using a cedar post (a little over 6R...

4 09-30-2016 02:04 AM
View edwood1975's profile

Relief Carving Bench

09-28-2016 04:43 PM by edwood1975

I am in the research phase of building a relief carving bench.. And I canR...

4 09-29-2016 03:01 PM
View Marn64's profile

Any instrument makers here? Guitar making question.

09-28-2016 03:22 PM by Marn64

So I’ve hatched this idea of making a ‘59 Gibson Les Paul with a ...

6 09-28-2016 09:00 PM
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Ideas Wanted

09-24-2016 08:57 AM by snapper1

G’day My first post in this forum I bought this large pi...

13 09-27-2016 11:04 PM
View Pakdwood's profile

Medicine Cabinet

09-27-2016 12:48 PM by Pakdwood

I had a random question. I want to install a recessed medicine cabinet, howev...

10 09-27-2016 07:07 PM
View 865's profile

Queen Bed Frame with Boxspring

09-23-2016 06:57 PM by 865

I have a question. I have built a footboard and headbord out our 2×6, 1&...

5 09-26-2016 09:57 PM
View tealetm's profile

How thin is too thin

09-25-2016 01:39 PM by tealetm

How thin is too thin for an end grain cutting board? I am finishing a board ...

9 09-26-2016 04:54 AM
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Project Suggestions for Seniors

09-10-2016 04:08 PM by LBH

Hi Guys and Gals,I’ve been going to the local assisted living center an...

28 09-25-2016 05:17 PM

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