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Forum topic by jman014 posted 1752 days ago 4164 views 0 times favorited 7 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jman014

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1752 days ago

As an aspiring architect I’ve always wanted a drafting table to make house plans of my own. I decided that it would be a fun project to make one in my woodworking class at school. The only problem is that I cannot find any good plans.

My teacher requires me to have detailed plans with dimensions and specific joints. If someone could help me create some plans that would not be too hard to make for a highschool woodworking student.

Any plans would be great!


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woodworm

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#1 posted 1751 days ago

Just key in “drafting table” and click search button on top of this page, you will be directed to projects posted by some very good LJs. Choose one that meets your taste and ask the owner of that project for detailed plan(s)., OR alternatively make modifications to the original design to suit your need and draw your own plan. IMHO.. thats way you learn something valuable for an aspiring architect as well as a woodworker.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 1751 days ago

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DTWoodknot

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#3 posted 1751 days ago

jman check out the one i just finished. if you like it let me know i will send you the plans

-- Dave, I wood if I could but I can't so I woodknot

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#4 posted 1751 days ago

A slab of wood on two sawhorses. That’s all you need for a laptop running AutoCAD :-)

-- Steve, Webster Groves, MO "A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in."

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#5 posted 1751 days ago

A slab of wood on two sawhorses. That’s all you need for a laptop running AutoCAD :-)

BWAHAHAHA!

Brad, a quarter says he saw it already.

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jman014

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#6 posted 1751 days ago

Thanks for all the help! They are great tables just not exactly what I’m looking for. I think though that a split top drafting table would be nice and will be looking into that.

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#7 posted 1751 days ago

Try finewoodworing.com

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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