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Woodworking Plans – How to Use, Choose, and Draw Them

Introduction to woodworking and the fun and satisfaction you can enjoy when creating your own useful and beautiful projects for use in your home. You’ll be guided through the process of choosing, then using, and finally designing your own woodworking plans. Who knows, you may turn this hobby into a money maker for yourself too.

Woodworking and Woodworking Plans

Of course as with most things in life it is best to plan or to have plans to help you start and be heading in the right direction. A good set of woodworking plans is essential otherwise you could end up spending more than is necessary on timber that you do not need. Most good sets of plans will include a cutting list as well as other important things that you will need. The cutting list for example will show just how much timber you will require for that particular job. Also the plans will tell you what you need by way of fixings (nails and screws) and what tools you need to complete that job.

How to Choose the Right Blade for Your Bandsaw – Size Matters!

There are dozens of bandsaw blades to choose from, but which ones do you need? This article sets out the criteria to help you choose the right blade for the job in hand.

Seven Things to Consider When Choosing a Tenon Jig for Your Workshop

Thinking of getting a Tenon Jig? Before you spend hours making one, or spending your hard-earned cash, think about what is important in the design and operation of the jig. Here are my top seven criteria for your consideration.

Remove Paint on Woodworking Projects Like a Pro

Not all wooden projects look great when painted. If you’re planning to remove paint off an old project of yours, here are a few things you can do to work efficiently.

Using Pressure-Treated Lumber in Woodworking Projects

Pressure-treated lumber are great innovations and have done great for woodworking projects. Using it properly will ensure you that you get really sturdy projects which will last for years. Here are a few things you should know to work effectively.

French Polish – How to Apply It on You Woodworking Projects

French polish is a rare, and unique way to make one-of-a-kind projects. Although it may take a lot of time and effort to accomplish, it’s all going to be worth it. Here are the things you need to do to help you get started on it.

Applying a Wood Conditioner On Your Projects

A simple wood conditioner can do wonders from small, to large-scale projects. When you apply it correctly, it can make your stain look better and even offer better protection on the project.

Applying Gel Stains – How to Do It Properly

Applying gel stains is common especially when you’re working on a fine woodworking project. Although gel stains can be easy to apply, there are a few steps which you may need to pay attention to. Here are a few things you might want to know before trying it out for yourself.

Get a Beautiful and Durable Finish by Applying Polyurethane

Polyurethane is among the easiest, and durable ways of protecting woodworking projects. Once you’ve learned the basic techniques of applying polyurethane, you’ll be able to get that beautiful gloss you’ve been dreaming off.

Tips in Applying Lacquer Finish

Lacquer is among the most popular ways of giving protection to your woodworking project. Applying lacquer finish correctly can turn any project into a noteworthy piece of art. So, get to know the tips and tricks to properly apply this useful finish.

How To Make A Chalkboard

Chalkboards are back in fashion. There is no doubt about it. However, if you are looking for a good quality chalkboard and not a cheap import, chalkboards are still hard to find. So have you ever thought about make your own? In this article we will explain how to make a chalkboard that stands out from the rest; a unique, fantastic, and well-built board.

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