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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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Joining Splayed Cylindrical Legs to a Bench Top

08-30-2016 04:41 PM by Jeremydg

Hey everyone, I’m working on a project for a client and I’m ru...

2 08-30-2016 11:13 PM
View ttocsmi's profile

Looking for Plans - Small Media Center / TV Stand

08-29-2016 12:53 PM by ttocsmi

I’d like to build a small media cabinet to go under our TV. Approximat...

4 08-30-2016 06:50 PM
View JMStools's profile

Help finding this plan

08-30-2016 04:41 PM by JMStools

Folks: first time poster here… Can anyone help me find plans for thi...

2 08-30-2016 06:22 PM
View StDane's profile

Style/ethical question for large slab table

08-29-2016 01:50 PM by StDane

I am planning to build a dining table sized slab top table. I am considering ...

17 08-30-2016 03:36 PM
View Jarrett's profile

"Sliding dovetail" support

08-29-2016 01:42 AM by Jarrett

I’ve got a table to knock out and ship cross country to California. C...

5 08-30-2016 01:45 AM
View jwmalone's profile

laminated oak bow

08-27-2016 05:24 PM by jwmalone

Hello Lady’s and gents. Its been a long time since I made a bow, what I...

1 08-27-2016 08:19 PM
View 3ladybugs's profile

Engineering question...

08-24-2016 04:48 PM by 3ladybugs

Hello, I am new here but I am constantly thinking up projects for my husband ...

13 08-27-2016 05:04 PM
View AGargulak's profile

workbench design feedback

08-26-2016 05:26 AM by AGargulak

So I am going to be building my first workbench in the next few days. I mocke...

16 08-27-2016 12:37 AM
View Gene Howe's profile

What Hinge Do I Need?

08-23-2016 05:23 PM by Gene Howe

For a case about 44” long X 7” deep X 12” wide. The case, e...

6 08-24-2016 11:27 PM
View FancyShoes's profile

Building a dining table, need options for attaching the top to the posts

08-21-2016 02:55 PM by FancyShoes

What are some good ways to attach a table top to the posts of a table, Im not...

12 08-22-2016 01:22 PM
View BB1's profile

How to create a smooth edge for a curved opening

08-21-2016 08:10 PM by BB1

So the post yesterday of the tissue box holder

18 08-22-2016 07:00 AM
View bbasiaga's profile

Design help needed - mortise and tenon execution on wide panel

08-18-2016 03:09 AM by bbasiaga

So I’m planning a project to make some side tables that will have a dee...

6 08-22-2016 12:21 AM
View DonBoston's profile

Android Tablet CAD?

05-26-2014 08:50 PM by DonBoston

Hey y’all, first post and I’m already asking questions :) So, ...

19 08-21-2016 07:44 PM
View Bobthewoodbutcher's profile

where is a good source for project plans?

08-20-2016 05:15 AM by Bobthewoodbutcher

Many years ago (20-30) I built quite a few furniture projects such as cabinet...

8 08-21-2016 01:26 PM
View rmeir's profile

flip car roller track

08-20-2016 10:02 PM by rmeir

anyone see any plans for a flip car roller track it would be similar to a ste...

2 08-20-2016 11:57 PM
View distrbd's profile (online now)

Would you add a miter slot to your router table?

08-20-2016 03:09 PM by distrbd

Do you think if you were to design a router table, would you do away with a m...

11 08-20-2016 07:50 PM
View BB1's profile

Clock parts to the design...suggestions welcome

08-16-2016 07:35 PM by BB1

I had posted previously about finding clock movement for a project . Thank y...

1 08-20-2016 07:21 PM
View blaughn's profile

Solidworks CAD (Incredible Deal for Veterans )

08-19-2016 06:08 PM by blaughn

I was looking at current 3D cad programs available today when I ran across a ...

5 08-20-2016 05:22 PM
View Rushman's profile

Selecting Walnut Project Lumber

09-30-2009 07:22 PM by Rushman

Over the last couple months I have bought many board feet of Walnut from a la...

19 08-20-2016 10:51 AM
View WoodHoarder's profile

Avoiding Sagging-Design Critique

06-26-2016 09:02 PM by WoodHoarder

Hello All, I have been working on a cedar driveway gate the past sever...

24 08-20-2016 10:35 AM

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