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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 Lars Gregersen's profile

Making pickets with a semi-circle on top

04-02-2017 12:11 AM by Lars Gregersen

Hi I need to replace a white picket fence. It has 85 pickets that have a p...

13 04-02-2017 07:55 PM
View Stamper471's profile

Help Finding Hardware for or Designing a Collapsible Spiral Stair

04-01-2017 06:45 PM by Stamper471

Hi there all, I am trying to design a set of collapsible spiral stairs lik...

11 04-02-2017 12:03 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

Design for a modern storage furniture

03-27-2017 12:35 PM by daddywoofdawg

I’m offered to join a no prize contest,and this years is to design and ...

4 04-02-2017 10:10 AM
View DavidBR's profile

Adding legs to a two-part tree round accent table

03-31-2017 08:39 PM by DavidBR

I recently found a beautiful rosewood round (see below) that I intend to make...

1 03-31-2017 10:05 PM
View Lukecole89's profile

Need hardware configuration for easily removable drop leaf supports

03-24-2017 03:38 PM by Lukecole89

I am building a table with two 24” extensions. I am trying to figure ou...

1 03-31-2017 02:41 PM
View Dustin's profile

Need some advice on outdoor table

03-29-2017 07:15 PM by Dustin

Hey, fellow jocks, seems I’ll be doing another little project. I’...

7 03-31-2017 01:33 PM
View Ripper70's profile

Any idea how to add this feature?

03-30-2017 10:46 PM by Ripper70

Hello All, I’m working on some box design ideas and came across this...

6 03-31-2017 01:57 AM
View Nfine1's profile

Best Type of Wood for a Water Ramp?

03-30-2017 09:36 AM by Nfine1

Hey Guys! I am new here and do not know much about wood itself let alone w...

2 03-30-2017 05:35 PM
View boston_guy's profile

Seeking some carpentry ideas

03-21-2017 09:53 PM by boston_guy

I’m seeking creative ideas. I’m totally out of ideas since I̵...

8 03-30-2017 03:11 PM
View gtgauvin's profile

fixed shelves necessary for wall-to-wall bookcase?

03-29-2017 07:07 PM by gtgauvin

I’m in the planning stage for a wall to wall bookcase. Basically, the p...

5 03-30-2017 12:28 AM
View Trev333's profile

Gaming Dinner Table Help

03-27-2017 07:35 PM by Trev333

Hi Everyone, I would like to ask for help with regards to a project that I...

7 03-29-2017 10:20 PM
View unclearthur's profile

sketchup question

03-28-2017 05:08 AM by unclearthur

I keep running across “plans” online made in Sketchup; but when I...

13 03-29-2017 08:15 PM
View jasoncarpentry's profile

Problems with Large Cutting Board

10-21-2011 03:10 AM by jasoncarpentry

A few months ago, I asked for input on a 22” x 18” cutting board ...

8 03-29-2017 06:47 PM
View PatrickIrish's profile

Scored some 12/4 Mahogany, what should I make?

03-28-2017 07:12 PM by PatrickIrish

Got a really good deal on some rough 12/4 mahogany in 8-14’ lengths. Mo...

15 03-29-2017 04:24 PM
View Mark Shultz's profile

Exterior front door (weatherproofing)

03-24-2017 12:56 PM by Mark Shultz

I’ve been planning to make a new exterior front door for my home, to go...

3 03-28-2017 07:14 PM
View Dward67's profile

Suggestions on mitre saw stop

03-23-2017 01:16 PM by Dward67

After a couple of years of tinkering around and developing an addiction to wo...

4 03-28-2017 03:59 AM
View Abn101mp's profile

Ash nightstand

03-27-2017 01:25 PM by Abn101mp

Thank you for all the advice on this project. I think it came out pretty nice...

4 03-28-2017 03:02 AM
View BB1's profile

How to fix this...lid bowed on my box creating a gap

03-24-2017 02:04 AM by BB1

I made this hickory box and was really happy with how it turned out. Afte...

29 03-28-2017 01:07 AM
View Gregg M.'s profile

Board and Batten Shutters

03-27-2017 01:30 PM by Gregg M.

I will be starting a project to make a number of board and batten shutters th...

4 03-27-2017 11:04 PM
View Dan Higham's profile

Advice for a noob

03-24-2017 06:33 PM by Dan Higham

Hey all, My name is Dan and I am just starting out with woodworking. I hav...

8 03-27-2017 03:40 PM

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