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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 1tacoshort's profile

Is there a table leg size calculator?

04-08-2021 05:23 PM by 1tacoshort

I’m building a gaming table and I anticipate it to be heavy (and this i...

8 04-09-2021 10:48 PM
View DBwoods's profile

Suggestions on a halfwall

04-09-2021 12:45 AM by DBwoods

We recently rearranged the furniture in our living room and are looking for a...

4 04-09-2021 02:39 PM
View phlepper's profile

Question on Router Cabinet Door

04-01-2021 07:07 AM by phlepper

So I just finished building my router cabinet: As you can see from thi...

11 04-09-2021 01:24 PM
View Thorxes's profile

Making Wooden "Domes"

04-04-2021 09:44 PM by Thorxes

So I’m looking to make some “planking wobble” boards for fa...

6 04-05-2021 12:52 PM
View BB1's profile

Another table question

04-01-2021 02:22 PM by BB1

The cherry table top is cut into a circle (48 inch diameter) and will be get...

37 04-04-2021 07:52 PM
View Travis's profile

Floating shelves: build frame in place or mount pre-built frame?

03-12-2021 05:16 AM by Travis

Hi all, I’m preparing to put some floating shelves in a small closet...

19 04-04-2021 07:41 AM
View kingofthesofas's profile

Is my pergola structurally sound?

04-02-2021 08:01 PM by kingofthesofas

I build a pergola (picture included) based on some plans my FIL created who i...

10 04-03-2021 01:41 PM
View Thorxes's profile

Pergola Support Post Question

04-02-2021 05:40 AM by Thorxes

I have 2 questions about the Pergola Posts. 1 – At what size sho...

8 04-02-2021 09:30 PM
View Kkeuma's profile

Table leg placement for boomerang table

03-30-2021 10:52 PM by Kkeuma

Hello, I have been working on a 50’s style boomerang table and am ab...

2 03-31-2021 12:29 AM
View icer22x's profile

Sturdy Desk w/ No Vibrations! Does It Exist?

03-29-2021 06:17 PM by icer22x

Good morning everyone, Let’s cut (ha) right to the chase. I have a h...

14 03-30-2021 02:45 PM
View DTrak's profile

question about a tree house support

03-25-2021 09:33 PM by DTrak

Attached is the plan for the platform of a tree house I am building. The beam...

10 03-28-2021 06:22 PM
View mawilsonWCR's profile

Optimal Torsion Box

03-28-2021 03:01 PM by mawilsonWCR

As we all should know, torsion boxes can provide a dead flat surface with muc...

2 03-28-2021 04:17 PM
View Vasubandu's profile

Newly back to the hobby and hoping for some thoughts about a bookcase project

03-23-2021 04:33 PM by Vasubandu

Hi all, a lot of things in my life have changed recently. I just separated fr...

3 03-28-2021 01:09 PM
View MattR's profile

Veritas Toolbox Tray - Looking for instructions on this item

12-12-2020 01:01 PM by MattR

Good day everyone. After a few years of crawling Kijiji, I have finally found...

2 03-27-2021 02:27 PM
View Hmlee's profile

Best type of hinge for kids' toy box?

12-22-2019 03:20 AM by Hmlee

Two of my friends are having their first child this summer and I’m plan...

8 03-27-2021 03:35 AM
View Carol's profile

advice on concealed hinges

02-28-2021 05:46 AM by Carol

i’m building a play kitchen for my granddaughters; working on the d...

8 03-24-2021 02:51 PM
View deadherring's profile

Cutting cove molding on the table saw

03-21-2021 11:52 PM by deadherring

Hi folks, I’m making bookcases from oak plywood and hardwood. IR...

21 03-23-2021 09:24 PM
View jnswhit's profile

Installing heavy duty drawer slides

03-23-2021 04:30 PM by jnswhit

I am building a wide kitchen drawer and opted to use a Knape and Vogt drawer ...

1 03-23-2021 04:45 PM
View 18wheelznwood's profile

To Juice Groove Or Not To Juice Groove?

03-10-2021 08:00 PM by 18wheelznwood

Personally, I’m not a huge fan of juice grooves, I usually use a dedicated ca...

19 03-22-2021 07:06 PM
View Fris9's profile

Gluing different size planks for table top?

03-21-2021 11:06 PM by Fris9

Newbie to woodworking here, and am attempting my first end table. I have some...

16 03-22-2021 04:42 PM

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