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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 hokieman's profile

Millimeters to Fractional Inches Conversion

09-30-2017 10:22 PM by hokieman

I have been working with Blum drawer slides and soft close hinges and much of...

32 08-18-2019 04:45 AM
View HardKnockCarpentry's profile

Best design / construction software

08-07-2019 10:18 PM by HardKnockCarpentry

Been looking at getting some design and construction software. Right now I j...

4 08-18-2019 04:35 AM
View NeophyteGrant's profile

Douglas Fir Table Splay angle

08-17-2019 05:56 PM by NeophyteGrant

I’ve got less than a year left on a rental before my girlfriend and I b...

2 08-17-2019 08:26 PM
View LutherVandrossJr's profile

Table Design Help!

08-16-2019 07:17 PM by LutherVandrossJr

Hey everyone, relatively inexperienced woodworker here. I’m looking for...

3 08-17-2019 12:05 AM
View avsmusic1's profile

Vise Placement Advice

08-12-2019 01:15 PM by avsmusic1

I’m in the process of planning out a bench and I’m looking for in...

3 08-16-2019 09:00 PM
View Surfhunter22's profile

Recommendation to frame teak platform?

08-14-2019 06:46 PM by Surfhunter22

I’m trying to build a bath tub platform similar to this photo. I have 3/...

1 08-15-2019 07:55 PM
View Mark Shultz's profile

Routed, and filled with epoxy, outside

08-15-2019 02:05 AM by Mark Shultz

Im looking to make an outdoor sign of sorts, and was thinking of having a log...

7 08-15-2019 05:48 PM
View jjminch's profile

Advice on building a Bandsaw Cabinet?

03-02-2019 10:57 PM by jjminch

Evening all. I have a Delta 14” bandsaw with the open metal stand. I’m runnin...

16 08-12-2019 05:52 PM
View anthm27's profile

Internal staircase project, definitely a daunting challenge. Help required

07-20-2019 11:43 PM by anthm27

My friend is currently building an A-Frame style timber framed house in Japan...

73 08-12-2019 10:33 AM
View DerekW's profile

Thin scrap wood projects

08-11-2019 07:43 PM by DerekW

I just received a bunch of free wood today that ranges from 1/4” to 1” thick,...

5 08-12-2019 01:35 AM
View Mainiac Matt 's profile

Coffee Table to match Morris Chair

08-01-2019 07:23 PM by Mainiac Matt

Hey gang… I’d like to solicit some stylistic feedback for a ne...

10 08-09-2019 05:39 PM
View wilschroter's profile

Building Outdoor Deck/Kitchen, Need Help Choosing Materials

08-06-2019 03:11 PM by wilschroter

I’m looking to remove my old deck made out of 2×6 pressure treated...

10 08-08-2019 06:18 PM
View SubtleEpsilon's profile

Soliciting builtin ideas in weird space

08-05-2019 11:09 PM by SubtleEpsilon

So, basically my wife hates this space (see pic) which occupies this weird ho...

15 08-08-2019 02:36 AM
View WoodNube's profile

Drill press cabinet

08-04-2019 10:52 PM by WoodNube

Short version : Building my first cabinet, I want drawers in it. Is it bette...

11 08-07-2019 07:42 PM
View TEK73's profile

Knock-down guest bed

08-02-2019 05:00 PM by TEK73

Hi I have some lumber (beech) waiting for a suitable project. I have th...

12 08-06-2019 08:49 PM
View becikeja's profile

Resisting the Pen Making fad.....................

07-13-2019 11:11 AM by becikeja

I have been resisting the Pen making fad for years. It doesn’t seem to...

10 08-04-2019 12:12 AM
View dubem175's profile

End grain cutting board maple density and hardness

08-01-2019 11:23 AM by dubem175

I saw a lot of beautiful end grain cutting boards made of walnut and maple. ...

4 08-01-2019 02:31 PM
View edapp's profile

Build or Buy: Bunk Beds. Anyone have plans they recommend?

07-29-2019 01:56 PM by edapp

Alright lumberjocks, this is a project I have been putting off for too long n...

11 07-31-2019 01:49 AM
View fladdy's profile

4/4 or 6/4 for table legs

07-30-2019 01:56 AM by fladdy

farmhouse style table out of hickory. Top is 4/4 with 6/4 around the edges. I...

3 07-30-2019 09:14 PM
View Woody97038's profile

Ideas for this material?

07-30-2019 02:23 PM by Woody97038

My hardwood supplier manufactures glued-up panels for various uses, mainly c...

1 07-30-2019 05:24 PM

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