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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 ColonelTravis's profile

Do you build a full mock-up?

08-25-2017 01:45 AM by ColonelTravis

This would probably be just for larger items, curious if you build a prototyp...

21 08-26-2017 01:51 PM
View bwad40's profile

High School Woodworking Projects

08-21-2017 07:43 PM by bwad40

Hello, I am a woodworking teacher in Colorado and I am looking to add more...

18 08-25-2017 06:08 PM
View Dustin's profile

Foot Rest Strength on Standing Desk

08-23-2017 12:37 PM by Dustin

Well, somehow I’ve lucked out enough to receive another commission, so ...

11 08-23-2017 10:07 PM
View MedBaker's profile

HELP: Attaching stainless steel legs to a wooden baker's benchtop & food-safe finish

10-01-2015 04:31 PM by MedBaker

Hi,Hopefully, I am in the right place :)... I am having a baker’s benc...

15 08-23-2017 07:03 PM
View Vrtigo1's profile

Cabinet layout and design software that generates material list and cutlist?

02-07-2011 06:44 AM by Vrtigo1

I am fed up with my current workbench situation in my garage. They are built...

7 08-22-2017 02:47 PM
View thedude50's profile

The Anarchists Tool Chest‎

02-28-2014 06:33 AM by thedude50

I have decided to build this chest but am stuck on materials. I don’t h...

32 08-22-2017 11:01 AM
View swimbill's profile

Problem with 3in1 crib

08-19-2017 05:09 PM by swimbill

Brand new to the site have been lurking for a while. I am finishing up the...

0 08-19-2017 05:09 PM
View ROB_IN_MN's profile

tv stand style/genre - breadboard top plus raised panel doors

08-16-2017 04:12 AM by ROB_IN_MN

hi I’m designing a tv stand for a relative. the dimensions will be 5...

3 08-19-2017 03:44 PM
View Dan's profile

Safer And More Efficient Finger Joint Sled For Small Hinges

08-17-2017 08:53 PM by Dan

This is a sled I’ve come up with for making hinge finger joints. It sho...

4 08-18-2017 03:07 PM
View Carloz's profile

Kitchen island color

08-18-2017 02:03 AM by Carloz

I need to build a new kitchen island for relatively large kitchen. the existi...

1 08-18-2017 06:01 AM
View Coorslight's profile

Cutting boards

08-16-2017 03:45 AM by Coorslight

Does it take the same amount of wood for a regular cutting board as an end cu...

3 08-17-2017 08:57 AM
View CharlesA's profile

Contrast wood or not

08-16-2017 10:17 PM by CharlesA

My next project will be a Shaker style linen press to function as a wardrobe....

11 08-17-2017 12:26 AM
View dmtparker's profile

Help with toy train plans

08-16-2017 09:23 PM by dmtparker

In the early 80’s I made a toy train for my kids. It was a neat train....

0 08-16-2017 09:23 PM
View Bohaiboy's profile

Optimum square part on tapered leg

08-15-2017 07:13 PM by Bohaiboy

Project has 27” long legs, 1.75” x 1.75” on top. A 3 1/2&#...

2 08-15-2017 08:32 PM
View wsievers's profile

mock west elm furniture

05-16-2016 02:28 PM by wsievers

Hi everyone. This is my first post on here. I’m a hobbyist with a l...

10 08-15-2017 05:57 PM
View Bohaiboy's profile

Jewelry Box Parts

08-15-2017 04:46 PM by Bohaiboy

What site or store is your GO TO site for jewelry box parts, i.e. necklace ha...

0 08-15-2017 04:46 PM
View ModernWoodWorkz's profile

How to secure live edge slab to a steel base?

08-13-2017 11:43 PM by ModernWoodWorkz

Hey guys. I wanted to ask how each of you are connecting a live edge slab to ...

4 08-14-2017 11:31 PM
View dgolfin's profile

fence post legs

08-13-2017 10:08 PM by dgolfin

I’m thinking of building a round fence post style leg base for my lamin...

1 08-14-2017 05:41 PM
View BrianG0714's profile

Craftsman style medicine cabinet

08-13-2017 01:54 AM by BrianG0714

I want to build a craftsman style medicine cabinet. I have found a picture of...

14 08-14-2017 04:55 AM
View Bluenote38's profile

Super Glue or Epoxy to hold this in place

08-12-2017 01:45 AM by Bluenote38

Question – I am going to recess this scale into a new work top for ...

4 08-13-2017 03:01 PM

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