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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 bafonso's profile

tilting shelves, is this a good idea?

05-26-2018 04:49 AM by bafonso

Hi everyone, My woodworking skills are very basic. Mostly still using stoc...

6 05-27-2018 04:47 PM
View Slabguy's profile

Looking for dining table plans

05-25-2018 06:10 PM by Slabguy

I’m looking for some plans for something similar to the mid century mod...

5 05-27-2018 04:12 AM
View Charlie H.'s profile

Help pick the front of the box

05-22-2018 11:14 PM by Charlie H.

I am building a small box for my mother in law and would like opinions on whi...

14 05-26-2018 11:51 PM
View MiniMe's profile

Horizontal fence design with 8' apart posts -which design is better?

05-25-2018 11:33 AM by MiniMe

Hi guys Below is the picture showing the two options I am thinking of. Thi...

6 05-26-2018 06:23 PM
View Theweirdtreeguy's profile

Axe Handle Project Advice Needed

05-25-2018 12:47 PM by Theweirdtreeguy

Greetings, my name is Johnny. I’ve recently come into possession of an ...

7 05-26-2018 04:19 AM
View Lovegasoline's profile

Window Trim Inside/Sash Stop Question: Nails or Screws?

05-24-2018 08:28 PM by Lovegasoline

I’m not very familiar with window trim. I’m doing a lot of renova...

5 05-25-2018 08:38 PM
View Sanderguy777's profile

Sketchup Alternative?

05-18-2018 10:03 PM by Sanderguy777

Been using Sketchup Make for years and I loved it. However, I just got a new ...

46 05-25-2018 06:55 PM
View dawolv's profile

Laminating Question

07-23-2017 03:39 PM by dawolv

Hi Guys,I started to remake and reface the kitchen drawers.I am using Wilsona...

11 05-25-2018 04:15 AM
View EdsCustomWoodCrafts's profile

Attaching a mitered edge to a flat base

05-24-2018 05:36 AM by EdsCustomWoodCrafts

He everyone, So I am designing my latest project on Sketchup and I have hi...

20 05-25-2018 01:21 AM
View RichBolduc's profile (online now)

Cutlist software

05-23-2018 10:50 AM by RichBolduc

Hi guys, I did a search of the board and it seems the last time this topic...

4 05-24-2018 02:38 PM
View Rayne's profile (online now)

DIY Dust Sensor Build Help

03-17-2018 08:24 PM by Rayne

Calling all LJ hive mind with a knack for electronics. I have been researchi...

19 05-24-2018 02:20 PM
View Jim's profile

Hanging large tool cabinet

05-21-2018 06:12 PM by Jim

Hi everyone, I am finishing a Pekovich tool cabinet from FWW. Now comes the ...

30 05-23-2018 08:18 PM
View Tooch's profile

TED'S Woodworking- is it a scam?

02-19-2015 03:48 PM by Tooch

In a moment of weakness, I fell Victim to purchasing a subscription for somet...

78 05-22-2018 10:45 PM
View rehuds62's profile

Best Farm House Kitchen Design

05-21-2018 06:10 PM by rehuds62

Our client bought a beautiful, 150 year old farm house with a number of acres...

14 05-22-2018 04:48 PM
View JohnHHaines's profile

Looking for advice on hinges to handle heavy load

05-21-2018 07:20 PM by JohnHHaines

In my basement, I have a TV on a stand between sets of bookcases. Not wanting...

6 05-22-2018 11:18 AM
View gijoe985's profile

Extension Table out of 4/4 Oak

05-19-2018 04:33 PM by gijoe985

Hey there guys, So, I teach high school wood shop (and auto and metals) an...

2 05-21-2018 04:52 PM
View williamd's profile

Corner Shoe Cubbys for Seating

05-21-2018 01:43 PM by williamd

Hello, I am designing a Corner Shoe Cubby that enables storage of shoes an...

0 05-21-2018 01:43 PM
View ryjack's profile

Beginner furniture build

03-13-2018 04:33 PM by ryjack

Hey everyone, first of all thanks in advance for any advice you may have. I h...

31 05-20-2018 09:45 PM
View Jeremymcon's profile

Will this chair hold up? Mike Abbott style greenwood chair.

05-15-2018 04:00 PM by Jeremymcon

So, a while back I browsed through a book by Mike Abbott about making a chair...

10 05-19-2018 06:11 PM
View Koogle's profile

Lumber Choice for Bunk Bed

05-18-2018 10:10 AM by Koogle

Hello, I have been tasked with designing and building bunk beds for my two gr...

15 05-19-2018 03:29 PM

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