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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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What to do???

12-18-2018 09:44 PM by jbt308

Hello everyone, Quick history Recently received about 400bf(very rough ...

4 12-19-2018 04:56 AM
View Fezz's profile

A Bolt Mystery

12-18-2018 08:01 PM by Fezz

Hello, I’ve got myself a real mystery on the last step of assembling...

13 12-19-2018 04:52 AM
View Spikes's profile

wooden drawer sliders

12-19-2018 04:07 AM by Spikes

Hi, I need to make some under bed drawers and I’d love to have them ...

0 12-19-2018 04:07 AM
View Redoak49's profile

2019 Projects - Challenging Yourself

12-18-2018 09:39 PM by Redoak49

In 2018, I built a Maloof style rocker and was the most difficult project tha...

1 12-18-2018 10:42 PM
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Sawhorse question

12-18-2018 03:55 AM by Silverker

How do you determine the finished height of sawhorses? Ex: I have a 40”...

4 12-18-2018 10:42 PM
View bobmane's profile

Hack Dimensions of old furniture (dresser, cabinet, etc)

12-17-2018 07:19 AM by bobmane

I have been getting cheap but nice old pieces and modifying them in a remodel...

3 12-18-2018 01:37 AM
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Project from christmas tree wood

12-16-2018 03:16 PM by Jordangerous

Very new to woodworking, but I have a few of my grandpas tools and want to le...

3 12-16-2018 07:05 PM
View jwnpgh's profile

Barrister Bookcase stacking techniqes

12-14-2018 02:49 PM by jwnpgh

Hi I would like some advice. i am building a barrister bookcase, and have ...

7 12-16-2018 07:04 PM
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Elm slab bowtie design input

12-15-2018 02:15 PM by Woodensparks

Hello im new here. Wanted some proper advice. And after reading countless tim...

12 12-16-2018 05:33 PM
View arnib's profile

Plywood barn door with mirror on one side, wallpaper on other

12-16-2018 03:17 PM by arnib

I am trying to figure out how to make a single, minimalist, modern door to pu...

1 12-16-2018 04:45 PM
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Question about full overlay hinges

12-13-2018 01:22 AM by bgilb

I’m looking to put full overlay doors on face frame cabinets. The cabin...

15 12-15-2018 04:25 PM
View FirePro's profile

Edge Profile - Mid-Century Modern Furniture

12-14-2018 08:54 PM by FirePro

Hello All, I am gearing up to build a set of mid-century modern style furn...

1 12-15-2018 01:11 PM
View Spikes's profile

what's the best way to add drawers to a classic 2x6 bed frame?

12-09-2018 03:37 AM by Spikes

Hi, I’m trying to build a cheap bed out of 2×4s, 2×6s and ...

5 12-14-2018 09:25 PM
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clearance between the seat frame and the chair rails

12-14-2018 05:45 AM by harum

Hello, If a wooden seat frame is to be upholstered with leather, what should ...

2 12-14-2018 03:24 PM
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Moving Sketchup 2016

12-12-2018 02:23 PM by ChefHDAN

My fellow LJ’s that are also computer ninjas, I need your assistance. ...

15 12-13-2018 06:26 AM
View jjminch's profile

New guy looking for help with a rustic entertainment center

12-12-2018 01:23 PM by jjminch

Hello all, Long time lurker, first time poster here. My wife has asked me...

9 12-13-2018 01:18 AM
View Spikes's profile

Sheet goods storage rack design, is this sturdy enough?

12-11-2018 01:59 AM by Spikes

Hi, after working out a scrap cart it’s now time to sort out the big...

4 12-11-2018 09:39 PM
View worldgeezer's profile

repairing 40 yr old marquetry coffee table

11-28-2018 01:29 PM by worldgeezer

(hoping this is the right forum).newbie here, though with some experience in ...

20 12-11-2018 02:40 PM
View Warren 's profile

Humidor Cabinet Questoin

07-21-2011 08:30 AM by Warren

Folks, Im building a Humidor cabinet (3-400 cigars) and Im wondering what ...

4 12-10-2018 04:33 PM
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Wood movement in different climates

12-10-2018 05:52 AM by bjordan61

I’m getting ready to build my first Roubo workbench here in Alaska and ...

2 12-10-2018 04:05 PM

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