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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 Monte Milanuk's profile

Kitchen reno cost - build vs. buy

06-28-2020 03:34 AM by Monte Milanuk

Hello there, Moved into a new (to us) place last spring, and one of the bi...

35 07-07-2020 02:24 AM
View tommyc325's profile

Shop Furniture - Frame with 2x4’s or Birch Plywood

07-06-2020 04:29 AM by tommyc325

Hi Everyone Looking to build some shop furniture and looking for input. ...

9 07-07-2020 02:04 AM
View Pyro's profile

Floating Bed Frame Designs?

07-05-2020 11:58 PM by Pyro

Hey guys, To my complete and utter surprise, a mattress on the floor is no...

2 07-07-2020 01:26 AM
View fowlsunlimited's profile

Natural Texas Flag

07-06-2020 07:09 PM by fowlsunlimited

Looking for input as I am wanting to create a Texas Flag wall hanging out of ...

4 07-06-2020 09:17 PM
View DerekJ's profile

Drawer slides to set further back but still pull all the way out?

06-01-2020 10:22 PM by DerekJ

Hey – I’m not sure how to describe what I’m looking for ver...

11 07-04-2020 06:51 PM
View PDXTyler's profile

Design ideas for easily maintainable kitchen cabinets

07-02-2020 10:35 AM by PDXTyler

I’m in the process of refining a design for kitchen cabinets. We currently ha...

5 07-02-2020 09:42 PM
View Biddles's profile

Cantilevered Pergola/Lean To Privacy Fence

06-28-2020 08:29 PM by Biddles

Hi folks. I’m planning to build a Cantilevered Pergola/Lean To Privacy...

24 07-02-2020 04:56 PM
View OldBull's profile

Mitre saw station frame is using end grain ??? OK or not

07-02-2020 01:56 PM by OldBull

I downloaded a free mitre saw plan, it fit the size I needed and worked well ...

4 07-02-2020 02:23 PM
View NLarson801's profile

Input on complicated desk design

06-18-2020 10:53 PM by NLarson801

I have been working the above office desk for myself for a while now. Th...

36 06-29-2020 11:27 PM
View Nshore's profile

Using laminate flooring for counter top

04-19-2010 10:07 AM by Nshore

Anyone try to use laminate wood flooring for a counter top. Stands up to foot...

29 06-29-2020 03:39 PM
View Carol's profile

keeping my dock box from falling off the pier :/

06-26-2020 02:30 PM by Carol

the only out of the way place for our large dock box is between 8’ OC 8...

4 06-28-2020 09:55 PM
View Chadecoen's profile

Hinge options - zero protrusion compact soft close type?

06-28-2020 02:51 PM by Chadecoen

Retro fitting some pull outs drawers/shelves in circa 2007ish builder face fr...

3 06-28-2020 07:11 PM
View JBower's profile

Veneer questions for computer case project

06-27-2020 07:32 PM by JBower

Hi there, first post, glad to be here. I have a computer case with a flat,...

3 06-28-2020 06:43 PM
View firstbase's profile

Math needed to make a diameter?

06-26-2020 12:30 PM by firstbase

Hi folks, I want to make a large, round, frame for a mirror. My plan is to m...

11 06-26-2020 09:59 PM
View Sark's profile

Cabinet design for mechanics tools: Anyone storing mechanics tools in a wooden—not metal—-cabinet?

06-26-2020 03:08 PM by Sark

I have an old Sears roll-around mechanics tool chest, stuffed with all types ...

1 06-26-2020 06:30 PM
View Woody223's profile

Noob here! Plywood desktop

06-24-2020 12:48 AM by Woody223

A friend wants a plywood desktop. My concerns are making it stiff enough and ...

4 06-24-2020 04:44 PM
View one60fourth's profile

Attaching cedar tongue & groove to chicken coop

06-24-2020 12:48 AM by one60fourth

I’m building a chicken coop that includes an enclosed shelter approx. 6...

2 06-24-2020 02:35 PM
View Derrick's profile

Cutting a large circle in melamine, with a jigsaw. Any other tricks to minimize chipping?

06-22-2020 07:04 PM by Derrick

Hello, I’m not sure if this is the correct forum, but I’ll try anyways. ...

24 06-24-2020 01:49 PM
View Gregg27's profile

Plans for an Outdoor Patio Bench with Storage

06-23-2020 03:20 PM by Gregg27

Hi All, Looking for any advice on some plans or ideas for an outdoor stora...

6 06-24-2020 12:13 AM
View primegreen's profile

how to attach table legs

06-21-2020 11:42 PM by primegreen

can anyone show me how these types of legs would typically be connected to a ...

21 06-23-2020 04:31 PM

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