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The one you know how to use!

Seriously, most anything from Sketchup to Solidworks will suffice for the work I see here.
It all depends on what you are comfortable using, or learning.

If this is a new pursuit for you ( designing on computer) I'd keep it simple.
The more capable pro design packages give you endless flexibility which comes in handy is special situations.
The downside is all those options can be overwhelming. Rhino has 10 options for drawing a circle, for instance.

A lot of people like Sketchup and you can't beat the price.
There are many good tutorials online and some are specific to woodworking.
That said if you have any experience with other CAD programs you might find it confusing to transition. ( I know I have to switch my hat around when I switch to Sketchup)

Another consideration is 2D vs 3D.
If you are used to working in traditional 2D drafting methods ( top, front and side views) you could work with almost any vector drawing program ( Adobe Illustrator for one) I've done many quick full scale layouts in Illustrator that get the job done.
It doesn't automatically give you dimensions, but there are tools that will give you what you need.

Sorry for the long rambling answer, but there are many options and most of them will work.
There are several very capable Sketchup users on here who I hope will chime in from that perspective.
It may well be the way to go.

Good luck

Coding Snacks / Re: Safe Internet
« on: October 13, 2015, 04:58 AM »
It only takes a little bit of effort, a few tools, and some basic information to be safe as you browse the Internet. Follow these guidelines to protect your personal information and your computer online.USE Install protective software

I use WinMerge, which is a free download. It allows you to look at two folders, side by side, and see if files are indeed identical, different, newer, older, etc... You can then select one file, either left or right side, and delete it. You can also copy a file from left to right or right to left, then delete the one you don't want.

Living Room / Re: good Videos [short films] here :)
« on: October 12, 2015, 02:19 AM »
DarkHeart Productions' 2007 short The Black Button - the wonderful little movie that formed the basis of the feature length film The Box plus a host of imitators.


I watched this video 6 years ago and I have seriously been trying to find it ever since. I didn't remember the title; i thought it was gone. I was so excited when I found it! It's a great piece, I wish there could've been a movie made based on this idea.

Living Room / Re: What are your favorite movies?
« on: October 12, 2015, 12:56 AM »
I think movies  has a great roll in human life.It gives us entertainment, joy and sympathy i like movies very much. But am only like action movie most like mission impossible,ave-rangers etc.

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