Useful Tips For Using Circular Saw And Jig Saw

Portable power saws have a lot of use both before you use the larger machine saws, or instead of them if you do not own the big machines. The 2 portable power saws of note and great utility are:  Circular Saw Jigsaw Before we talk about these saws in detail,…

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How To Sharpen Hand Tools On A Stone

If you are going to use hand tools, you are going to have a lot of fun sharpening them. At least, we hope you do because sharpening is an essential part of using hand tools.  But honestly, there is a sense of satisfaction in making your hand tools razor sharp.…

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How To Use Chisels To Clean, Make Cuts And Joints

Many key hand techniques in woodworking have been replaced for most part, by power and machine tools. Chiseling the wood by hand is one such skill. Tools like routers are able to quickly and accurately do job that were earlier reserved for chisels, jobs like making mortise and tenor joints. …

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How To Use Planes – Smoothing The Wood By Hand

Smoothing is a very important part of woodworking. Almost all wood you purchase will need smoothing, either to get out the defects or to give a desired finish to the project.  There are 2 main ways of smoothing wood, sanding and planing. In this post, we are going to speak…

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7 Kinds Of Hand Saws And Which One To Use When

There are many kinds of hand saws. They can be used to achieve different results. The main reason for using different hand saws is that they make a particular job easier to do. For example, a rip saw will allow you to cut along the grain with ease. Let’s look…

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Right Techniques To Measure, Mark AND Cut Wood

"Measure Twice Cut Once" – How To Measure Your Wood Projects Wrong with measurements is one of the most common reasons a wood project can go wrong. Hence the well known saying – “Measure twice, cut once.” It applies to all craftwork that involves cutting and assembling, eg. Sewing.  …

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27 Must Have Tools For Your Woodworking Business

If you are like most woodworkers, you will end up with a few large machine tools, some smaller ones and a collection of much-needed hand tools. However, the tools you should have in your wood shop (especially if you are starting afresh) depends a lot on the kind of woodwork…

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How To Use Choose Wood, Veneer, Plywood and MDF

In this post we would like to introduce you in great detail to the most important element of your woodwork that is, wood. We will talk about hardwood, softwood, plywood and veneer. We will also discuss other sheet goods. Sheet goods were created through brilliant innovation. And they have made…

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10 Resources To Improve Woodworking Knowledge and Skill

As an artist it's great to keep getting new waves of inspiration, ideas and to continue to learn new things. Being a woodworker puts you in this unique place where the torrent of joy, excitement and fulfilment through this amazing art continues its unbidden flow through many fountains and sources.…

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