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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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Converting cabinets from pulls to knobs (concealing screw holes)

09-26-2012 02:44 PM by boston_guy

I’m refinishing some kitchen cabinets that I bought used. They curre...

29 02-29-2016 08:09 PM
View Dan Morgan's profile

Load and span information

02-26-2016 11:27 PM by Dan Morgan

I didn’t know where else to put this question… The wife has de...

16 02-29-2016 03:53 PM
View gmal's profile

Chair Repair

02-29-2016 01:57 AM by gmal

here is a chair with worn out caning. Owner wishes to remove all caning and r...

3 02-29-2016 02:17 PM
View jonmakesthings's profile

Wood movement from California to Florida

02-29-2016 02:23 AM by jonmakesthings

My very first post!I live in northern California central valley. My sister, w...

1 02-29-2016 02:36 AM
View Dave Rutan's profile

How Large a Slot for a Smartphone

11-11-2015 05:57 PM by Dave Rutan

I’m going to build a desk accessory for three family members based arou...

29 02-28-2016 06:36 PM
View Lloyd Fitzgerald's profile

Crib Height

02-27-2016 03:21 PM by Lloyd Fitzgerald

Our daughter is getting ready to have twins, so I am going to build two ident...

1 02-27-2016 03:39 PM
View Holbs's profile

For those who built quality workbenches, what was the price tag?

02-20-2016 12:13 AM by Holbs

I will be starting a hand tool cabinet project, then a router table … ...

69 02-27-2016 03:37 PM
View DerekJ's profile

Sliding Barn Door Help?

02-26-2016 07:10 PM by DerekJ

Good afternoon! I’m pretty new to this forum and woodworking in general...

13 02-27-2016 11:25 AM
View The__Dude's profile

Facing of bookshelf made from plywood8

02-20-2016 04:33 PM by The__Dude

I need a book shelf for my home office.Not really needing anything furniture ...

11 02-27-2016 11:18 AM
View PRGDesigns's profile

FDA approved wood species for food contact

09-04-2012 08:36 PM by PRGDesigns

I just received my latest e-mail blast from Cook Woods. In the e-mail there ...

12 02-26-2016 04:05 AM
View Hopman's profile

Need help with built-in TV/Entertainment Nook

02-23-2016 10:36 PM by Hopman

I got some really high quotes to do a built-in for this media nook.https://go...

1 02-25-2016 12:32 AM
View srzsrz's profile

Can you comment on my bed design?

05-26-2014 04:45 AM by srzsrz

This is not exactly “fine furniture” and may be a bit low-brow co...

6 02-24-2016 08:23 PM
View edwood1975's profile

Castors for L shaped legs

02-24-2016 03:37 PM by edwood1975

I’m wondering about a new project that I’m in the design phase, I...

3 02-24-2016 07:36 PM
View synergiesabound's profile

Floating Wenge Shelves with Recessed Led Strip Lighting

02-19-2016 06:36 PM by synergiesabound

Hi Y’all Total newbie here. And I love this thing called woodworkin...

2 02-24-2016 05:41 PM
View jmhockey23's profile

Drum Sander Construction Motor Power Question

02-24-2016 03:33 AM by jmhockey23

Hello, Hopefully I’m posting in the right section and someone can he...

7 02-24-2016 02:52 PM
View greatview's profile

Cremation Urn

02-20-2016 12:53 AM by greatview

Our 15 year old granddaughter died yesterday and I’ve offered her paren...

8 02-24-2016 04:53 AM
View stefang's profile

Anybody Using Sketchup For Marquetry Design?

03-13-2012 09:27 PM by stefang

I want to try doing some marquetry work. My drawing skills aren’t too g...

12 02-23-2016 12:43 PM
View Tony1212's profile

Help with table saw cabinet design

02-08-2016 04:34 PM by Tony1212

This is a picture of my table saw/jointer cart as I got it from my grandfathe...

1 02-22-2016 01:37 AM
View clin's profile

Base Cabinet Face Frame Drawer?

02-20-2016 09:40 PM by clin

I’m getting ready to build some base cabinets for the workshop. These w...

6 02-21-2016 10:36 PM
View Hornnumb2's profile

Kitchen Cabinet Help

02-18-2016 06:32 PM by Hornnumb2

Thanks to the lovely termites, I am needing to replace my Kitchen lower cabin...

7 02-21-2016 03:42 PM

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