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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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How to scale objects

03-15-2016 05:28 PM by packetsmacker

Is there a good way to scale objects so you can maintain proportions? Exam...

14 03-19-2016 11:45 AM
View MadMark's profile

Hippie part bins

03-19-2016 02:03 AM by MadMark

I built these when I first got the saw running last year. The bins are in 5 d...

1 03-19-2016 03:19 AM
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Advice on Richard Maguire's "Little John" Workbench design?

03-16-2016 10:42 PM by andre_p

I’ve recently become enamored with Richard Maguire’s (aka The Eng...

4 03-18-2016 02:16 PM
View RichGreer2r's profile

Making canes

03-17-2016 02:08 PM by RichGreer2r

Because of a bad stroke 2 years ago. I need to use a cane to walk. I purcha...

3 03-17-2016 08:53 PM
View CharlesA's profile

What would you do with this wood?

03-15-2016 11:06 PM by CharlesA

My brother-in-law gave me about 30 pieces of 2.5” cherry, 4-6 feet long...

12 03-17-2016 07:18 PM
View mahdee's profile

Can you identify this table?

03-17-2016 11:18 AM by mahdee

Hi Jocks,My wife found this table on the side of the road and I was wondering...

6 03-17-2016 02:12 PM
View Tony_912's profile

Thin Strip Jig Experiment #2

03-16-2016 05:09 PM by Tony_912

Created this thin strip jig for table saw Details in this video

14 03-17-2016 05:07 AM
View catmom's profile

Autodesk Fusion 360

03-14-2016 12:38 AM by catmom

Has anyone tried Autodesk Fusion 360 to design woodworking plans? I started ...

6 03-16-2016 04:27 PM
View kylecomeaux's profile

Laminate solid wood lumber to MDF?

03-15-2016 08:10 PM by kylecomeaux

Simple question… If you were to build a box out of MDF, could you la...

3 03-15-2016 08:24 PM
View Josh's profile

Can anyone identify what this wooden object is?

03-14-2016 05:39 PM by Josh

It has leather straps, about 8” in diameter. It’s not mine but so...

23 03-15-2016 06:57 PM
View daddywoofdawg's profile

Mahogany tool chest

03-13-2016 03:46 AM by daddywoofdawg

I’m drawing up My version of a wall mounted tool chest,But I haven̵...

2 03-14-2016 08:35 PM
View huyz's profile

Easy question: how would you join these 2 boards?

03-13-2016 05:59 AM by huyz

Hey lumberjocks! I’m following a picnic table plan I found on the sk...

14 03-14-2016 07:19 AM
View BeauSchless's profile

What size square apron for round table?

10-28-2015 09:24 PM by BeauSchless

I’m the process of making a 44” round hard maple table, similar t...

5 03-14-2016 12:46 AM
View popeyekris's profile

Suggestions on what can be made?

03-13-2016 01:11 AM by popeyekris

I’ve been given some left over solid Walnut crown molding from someone&...

2 03-13-2016 05:00 PM
View Rovster's profile

Advice on how to do these doors or similar......

03-07-2016 02:02 PM by Rovster

New here but have been lurking for some time. First of all I’m no expe...

9 03-12-2016 04:00 PM
View jivers's profile

Drill Press Stand Design Feedback

03-10-2016 02:28 PM by jivers

Greetings—I’m new to this forum as well as woodworking, and reall...

16 03-12-2016 04:01 AM
View texassteelpapa's profile

Teds woodworking package

03-11-2016 01:54 AM by texassteelpapa

Has anyone out there ever bought Teds Woodworking 16000 plans and felt it is ...

13 03-11-2016 08:16 PM
View RichGreer2r's profile

Amboyna Burl strength

03-09-2016 12:04 AM by RichGreer2r

I have recently made a couple of canes and I am considering making more and s...

1 03-11-2016 01:45 PM
View drcodfish's profile

to Sketch Up or not to Sketch Up ...

03-07-2016 05:12 AM by drcodfish

Wizards of the wood working world: I am in the process of graduating from ...

15 03-09-2016 08:42 PM
View CalumetWoodworks's profile

Wood inlay pen stand suggestions

02-29-2016 02:05 PM by CalumetWoodworks

I’ve been commissioned to make a pen/pencil set as a gift for a young m...

2 03-09-2016 01:22 PM

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