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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 Tishman's profile

Countertop help

01-06-2017 10:51 PM by Tishman

Hello, I’m making a countertop for a friend’s cafe and wanted ...

3 01-07-2017 12:59 AM
View isotope's profile

Inlay on stair treads for increased traction

01-05-2017 05:31 PM by isotope

I am about to embark on a project to refurbish the very old and worn down sta...

11 01-06-2017 11:33 PM
View JoeNJ's profile

Woodworking shows. To go or not to go...

01-05-2017 04:04 PM by JoeNJ

Hello jocks, I noticed the annual woodworking show is coming to NJ in Februa...

16 01-06-2017 08:51 PM
View Ntaskani's profile

built in bookcase

01-01-2017 06:00 PM by Ntaskani

I’m planning a built-in bookcase and cabinet around a window in my daug...

6 01-05-2017 02:41 PM
View William Shelley's profile

Quad matched veneer table top

01-04-2017 11:22 PM by William Shelley

Hey all, Getting around to planning a few practical projects and one thing...

2 01-05-2017 01:07 AM
View donaldfield's profile

$3,000 budget, how do I start?

12-20-2016 02:02 PM by donaldfield

Hey all, This is my first post here! I have $3,000 spare with me, and I...

15 01-04-2017 01:46 PM
View simoncpj's profile

Lazy Susan design question

01-03-2017 11:48 PM by simoncpj

Hi all, first time posting here. I am a novice and setting out to make a l...

1 01-03-2017 11:54 PM
View Hatric's profile

Will it wobble... Sun Room Shelf/Bench.

12-28-2016 02:29 PM by Hatric

So i’m putting together some plans I have in my head for what I would l...

6 01-03-2017 06:47 PM
View Holbs's profile

When encountering tetris shapes when laying out, best way to cut?

01-03-2017 01:13 AM by Holbs

Surprising I have not yet encountered this yet. And no luck with searching o...

3 01-03-2017 01:14 PM
View Jeff B.'s profile

Dado Shelves adjacent to each other?

01-02-2017 08:19 PM by Jeff B.

Hello, When using 3/4” plywood, can I use 1/4” Dados to suppor...

11 01-03-2017 01:29 AM
View acmeotally's profile

oak end table

01-02-2017 02:51 PM by acmeotally

I am new to furniture making and am planning on making an end table using som...

1 01-02-2017 03:40 PM
View Carol's profile

input on drawer slides

12-30-2016 02:49 PM by Carol

hi all, found my new passion a year or two ago; began by making a queen st...

7 01-02-2017 12:09 AM
View lansinwd's profile

Leg Vise Bushing

12-28-2016 04:21 AM by lansinwd

I was reading today that it is a best practice to use a bronze bushing (sleev...

7 01-01-2017 09:37 PM
View natzem's profile

Cupped Wooden Slabs, How to Flatten and Join

12-31-2016 02:49 PM by natzem

Two Book Matched Pieces: 1.375” Thickness, 18” Width, ~90” ...

5 12-31-2016 08:47 PM
View HavanaNights561's profile

Blue Hawk 2 HP Router & Table

12-30-2016 02:49 PM by HavanaNights561

Good evening guys, I’m Tamara I just recently got into woodworking and ...

9 12-30-2016 07:15 PM
View edwood1975's profile

What is the maximum weight

12-30-2016 12:22 AM by edwood1975

I made a 2 seater bench and prospective customer will wonder if a guy weighi...

10 12-30-2016 03:21 PM
View Carloz's profile

Criticize my kitchen island.

12-27-2016 06:32 PM by Carloz

I already have a kitchen island in my house. It is a table high/table long wa...

8 12-29-2016 04:17 AM
View shipwright's profile

What's up with Sketchup?

12-28-2016 12:50 AM by shipwright

Apparently the 3D Warehouse at Trimble Sketchup is about to make some changes...

16 12-28-2016 08:17 PM
View jtcarn's profile

Use regular overlay hinges for pie cut door

12-26-2016 02:58 PM by jtcarn

Hi all, I’m building new doors for my base cabs and am planning to g...

2 12-27-2016 11:57 PM
View evan3567's profile

Need help for making L shape table

12-27-2016 01:49 PM by evan3567

Hi there first of all i have no experience working with wood and have no ...

2 12-27-2016 04:31 PM

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