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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 Simpleman1775's profile

Rebuilding an outdoor bench (dumpster dive)

07-21-2016 08:10 PM by Simpleman1775

I saved a wood and wrought iron park bench from the landfill. Its similar to ...

9 07-22-2016 01:22 PM
View jwmalone's profile

matchin fir plywood to maple

07-21-2016 02:19 PM by jwmalone

First discard fir to scrap pile, Second dig through scrap pile for piece of b...

0 07-21-2016 02:19 PM
View Oldhomestead's profile

Need help with table assembly without wobble

07-14-2016 03:56 PM by Oldhomestead

I am very new to making furniture and have had a lot of good luck but current...

17 07-21-2016 01:50 PM
View MaxConners's profile

Need advice on how to approach prop sword

07-20-2016 02:52 AM by MaxConners

Hello friends, I just got asked to make a prop sword and scabbard for a fr...

3 07-20-2016 03:45 AM
View tealetm's profile

Cherry Countertop Questions

06-22-2016 12:47 PM by tealetm

Hi all- I’ve been doing reading and searching on here and other sites a...

9 07-18-2016 04:57 PM
View avsmusic1's profile

Toy box bottom selection

07-13-2016 03:17 PM by avsmusic1

I’m building my son a toy box and I’m hoping for some guidance. I...

11 07-16-2016 10:07 PM
View Bill White's profile

Standard dimensions for furniture and cabinets

06-11-2016 08:27 PM by Bill White

Anybody have a source for this info?Examples:vanity, kitchen cabs, dining tab...

9 07-16-2016 08:15 PM
View scorelesssteve's profile

piano coat rack?

07-10-2016 10:32 PM by scorelesssteve

does anyone have plans they can share for this?

14 07-16-2016 06:54 PM
View Jaydee829's profile

Attaching metal legs to a slab

07-14-2016 07:28 PM by Jaydee829

During a recent trip to Hawaii I somehow bamboozled my wife into buying a bea...

10 07-16-2016 05:42 PM
View boston_guy's profile

What should I do with this closet?

06-27-2016 05:58 PM by boston_guy

I have always cherished the tips I’ve gotten on this forum. I have a...

16 07-14-2016 07:32 PM
View jwmalone's profile

sewing table

07-12-2016 02:31 AM by jwmalone

Hey guys, I’m to meet with a lady in a week or two she wants me to buil...

5 07-12-2016 04:53 PM
View Ben's profile

Building Radius Top Doors

07-11-2016 12:44 AM by Ben

Hey there gang, A customer wants radius top pocket doors, similar to somet...

6 07-12-2016 01:09 PM
View jdh122's profile

advice on raising the height of a desk

07-09-2016 08:48 PM by jdh122

I made this desk for a friend’s daughter about a year ago and she’...

15 07-11-2016 02:10 PM
View BradN's profile

Need advice for hardwood phone case

07-04-2016 01:14 PM by BradN

Personally, I am tired of these Otter Box cases that I have been using that l...

7 07-11-2016 12:31 PM
View skunkwerk's profile

help a newbie with a table

07-10-2016 09:52 PM by skunkwerk

Hi, I have 5 blocks of an old oak tree which look like this: My wife wa...

3 07-10-2016 11:05 PM
View Rick M.'s profile

Swinging drawer on bathroom vanity - hardware?

07-09-2016 04:14 AM by Rick M.

I will be building a vanity to fit an oddball space and want to make swing ou...

6 07-10-2016 07:01 PM
View Marn64's profile

Inlaying Curly Maple, what would be best?

07-10-2016 06:23 AM by Marn64

Hey all,So I am making a jewelry box, each side is curly maple bordered by ge...

2 07-10-2016 06:54 PM
View LiveEdge's profile

Stupid question about breadboard ends

07-08-2016 04:39 PM by LiveEdge

I understand the concept and how one glues in the middle and allows for expan...

7 07-09-2016 10:30 PM
View BB1's profile

Accounting for wood movement in custom side-table/bookcase

07-08-2016 03:56 PM by BB1

I am working on plans for a side table/book shelf for a friend. This project...

5 07-09-2016 03:03 PM
View CQRNELIUS's profile

Adirondack chairs from Rockler - Type of wood/surfaced?

06-10-2016 07:10 PM by CQRNELIUS

I bought Rockler’s adirondack chair plans and am trying to decide on wh...

9 07-08-2016 05:36 PM

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