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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 LearningAsIGo's profile

Do you typically use the same wood species for every part?

12-03-2017 06:51 PM by LearningAsIGo

I generally prefer the look of painted furniture, so thats what I have experi...

18 12-04-2017 03:17 PM
View Kilo19's profile

Commission Job: Guitar Case Stand?

11-30-2017 02:48 PM by Kilo19

So yesterday I was asked by a coworker, that knows and has seen some of t...

21 12-03-2017 09:44 PM
View BobMai's profile

Dining room chandelier

12-03-2017 03:01 AM by BobMai

We renovated an 1836 farmhouse. The original house was timberframe and portio...

3 12-03-2017 03:11 PM
View whitechev's profile

attaching canvas to wood- staples?

11-23-2017 06:14 PM by whitechev

Making a set of these:

8 11-30-2017 01:18 PM
View JimEagles's profile

Gun Cabinet

11-27-2017 05:31 PM by JimEagles

I am looking for ideas and drawings for a gun cabinet.Thanks,Jim

4 11-28-2017 09:20 PM
View 304woodworking's profile

cutting board problems

11-28-2017 01:48 PM by 304woodworking

ive made some really nice end grain cutting boards. i have them flat, level ...

3 11-28-2017 03:53 PM
View Joel_B's profile

Plywood thickness for furniture side panels

11-27-2017 04:55 PM by Joel_B

I am working on a nightstand and will be using frame and panel for the sides....

10 11-28-2017 12:17 AM
View Woodworkingfreak's profile

Here is my DIY farmhouse table

11-27-2017 05:34 PM by Woodworkingfreak

This table took me a few days and was my first ever woodworking project. Luc...

4 11-27-2017 08:22 PM
View Kalifriki's profile

Round Table Pedastal 'Weighted' Column Concern

11-06-2017 02:20 PM by Kalifriki

I’m looking into restoring a 54’’ Round table with a pedest...

6 11-27-2017 09:09 AM
View RED1's profile

18th century pennsylvania side chair

11-20-2017 04:41 PM by RED1

I have a partially completed 18th century pennsylvania side chair. Started it...

1 11-27-2017 07:46 AM
View Thalweg's profile

Gluing Up Workbench Top

11-21-2017 05:27 PM by Thalweg

I just acquired a large amount of maple flooring. My neighbor got it out of a...

10 11-27-2017 07:38 AM
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11-23-2017 01:03 AM by peter0912

i have decided to make a bread bin with an integrated knife block . I am only...

2 11-27-2017 07:29 AM
View woodbutcherbynight's profile

Table saw base cabinet

11-23-2017 03:17 AM by woodbutcherbynight

Currently I am in the design phase of making a cabinet base to mount two cont...

7 11-27-2017 07:10 AM
View CaptainSkully's profile

Mahogany Project Ideas

10-17-2011 04:36 PM by CaptainSkully

I’m addicted to the Stickley/Greene & Greene stuff (we just visited...

2 11-26-2017 02:38 PM
View Upgrayedd's profile

please help me not screw this up - mitre station - chime in

11-12-2017 01:42 PM by Upgrayedd

May be an impossible request, but specifically: Should I butt the wings up...

17 11-26-2017 12:21 PM
View MartiTx's profile

Best way to attach mdf countertop?

11-24-2017 05:24 PM by MartiTx

This is for garage base cabinets, not a workbench. The bases are built out o...

12 11-26-2017 04:29 AM
View Oldtool's profile

Free public domain books

11-23-2017 05:42 PM by Oldtool

I am posting to share two web sites where you can read and download free book...

5 11-24-2017 02:28 PM
View Chook2's profile

Walking hobby horse, info needed.

11-23-2017 02:36 PM by Chook2

Hi, I saw “rode” one of these a very long time ago as a child...

2 11-24-2017 12:41 AM
View AllanK's profile

Contractor Saw/Router Cabinet w Dust Collection

11-06-2017 01:47 AM by AllanK

I have a Delta 10” CS and a Benchdog router table extension on the left...

3 11-22-2017 06:44 PM
View tangentialmd's profile

Help with wood choice (and technique advice) for a standing desk top

11-21-2017 11:48 PM by tangentialmd

Hi all – I’m a relatively new to woodworking, and have done a few...

4 11-22-2017 05:06 AM

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