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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 crowlader's profile

MDF strength and tips for a first time user.

09-12-2017 02:04 PM by crowlader

I am about to start putting selling pieces in a booth at an artist market. I ...

26 09-13-2017 08:15 PM
View jivers's profile

Framing Choices for Attached Deck

09-12-2017 08:58 PM by jivers

Hi All— I’m in the planning process for a small attached deck ...

3 09-13-2017 05:58 PM
View shoichi's profile

Suggest legs for this table top

09-13-2017 12:17 PM by shoichi

So a while ago I bought this zebrawood top for 400 dollars. Now i been finish...

1 09-13-2017 02:14 PM
View JoelD's profile

Reduced weight torsion box

09-09-2017 02:51 PM by JoelD

I’m considering a torsion box as the base for a 9’ X 11’ Ta...

15 09-12-2017 11:26 PM
View Hornnumb2's profile

Help with design ideas

09-11-2017 04:10 AM by Hornnumb2

I need the help and ideas of the woodworking gurus out here, I have a space b...

4 09-11-2017 02:58 PM
View Slugger's profile

Where did I go wrong?

09-10-2017 05:22 PM by Slugger

I cut eight sticks to 30 inches and put a 22.5° angle on them I’m t...

16 09-11-2017 04:28 AM
View Gilley23's profile

Butcher Block countertops

09-04-2017 05:31 PM by Gilley23

Eventually I’m going to redo my kitchen countertops, and I’m real...

14 09-09-2017 01:07 PM
View tjbisme's profile

Pop-Up Hinges or Alternatives

09-08-2017 06:02 PM by tjbisme

My idea for this project is to make a small box. After the box is made, I wa...

1 09-09-2017 05:25 AM
View deadherring's profile

Wheels for wooden soccer defenders?

09-04-2017 11:25 PM by deadherring

I made some soccer ‘defenders’ for my boys so they can play in th...

6 09-07-2017 05:17 PM
View solderjoint13's profile

Roubo Bench from Pallet wood

09-06-2017 12:29 AM by solderjoint13

I’m working on making a split top roubo bench and I was thinking of usi...

12 09-07-2017 04:08 PM
View mepetty's profile

Wooden 3 panel roll up door.

09-06-2017 04:43 AM by mepetty

Was asked to re-build a 3 panel wooden roll up door for the back of an ice cr...

2 09-06-2017 10:00 PM
View mdbohica's profile

Leg and tail vises...?!

08-19-2014 12:45 PM by mdbohica

Ok, so I am in the planning stages of building my first work bench. It is go...

7 09-05-2017 04:23 PM
View richardchaos's profile

Light Stuff? GATOR STIFF!

09-04-2017 11:08 PM by richardchaos

Right now I live in a College town. BUT when I was in college, (Money wasted!...

1 09-04-2017 11:32 PM
View BobLang's profile

SketchUp Class in Philly, November 11-12

09-04-2017 05:38 PM by BobLang

I’ll be teaching a two-day (weekend) SketchUp class at the Philadelphia...

0 09-04-2017 05:38 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

Building a hanging barndoor...mount to plywood or no?

09-01-2017 05:11 PM by LiveEdge

I going to build a pair of barn doors for our kitchen pantry (think closet wi...

3 09-01-2017 06:24 PM
View isu1977's profile

How do I make this cut

06-22-2017 10:13 PM by isu1977

Any idea how I would make these cuts? Four cuts, same on each side.

33 09-01-2017 11:05 AM
View shoichi's profile

Help needed with installing legs on large dining table

08-30-2017 03:15 AM by shoichi

Hello all I need some help on how i should install some metal legs on a ne...

4 08-31-2017 03:04 AM
View shoichi's profile

horizontal bars under a table - what are they?

08-30-2017 03:23 AM by shoichi

i saw these under a live edge dining table the other day. looks like theyR...

1 08-30-2017 08:50 AM
View Yavanna's profile

Glass and wood tabletop

08-29-2017 11:51 PM by Yavanna

I’ve taken an old [maple] chest and removed the top.Then I made a maple...

2 08-30-2017 12:05 AM
View Chris322's profile

Building a Workbench(Expansion/Contraction questions)

08-26-2017 09:41 PM by Chris322

I have 20+ years as a cabinetmaker and know that expansion/contraction must b...

11 08-29-2017 12:31 AM

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