• Wood Jointer - The Easy Way to Square And Flat Surfaces

    Wood Jointer – The Easy Way to Square And Flat Surfaces

    October 19, 2018 olen

    When it comes to power tools, there is a whole lot of them that we can use if we want to flatten a piece of wood (stock). A table saw and a surface planer perform a pretty solid job when it comes to reducing the thickness of a piece of wood. But if you want…

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  • What Is The Difference Between Actual And Nominal Lumber dimensions?

    What Is The Difference Between Actual And Nominal Lumber dimensions?

    October 19, 2018 olen

    The actual and nominal dimensions of lumber are not similar; The may result to confusion due to the anticipation that the nominal dimensions of a piece of timber or any other lumber product for example a 2 x 4 piece of timber represent its actual dimensions. This is not the case since the lumber measurement…

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  • Basic Knowledge On Dovetail Building Drawers

    Basic Knowledge On Dovetail Building Drawers

    October 18, 2018 olen

    Compared to standard kitchen drawers, Dovetail drawers need a different type of construction. They are also regarded as a higher quality drawer option to homeowners. The main difference lies with the type of joint used for dovetail drawers. The Locking Joint is the type of joint formed for dovetail drawers and is created from wedge-shaped…

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  • THE RULES OF WOOD WORK

    THE RULES OF WOOD WORK

    October 17, 2018 olen

    For wood workers, there is only an unending list of alternative wood types in the entire universe that could be conveniently used. However, regardless of the type of wood one works with, wood movement is generally bound to occur. Wood movement is the expansion and/or contraction of wood. This movement is due to the dryness…

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  • Types And Grade Of Plywood

    Types And Grade Of Plywood

    October 16, 2018 olen

    CONSTRUCTION PLYWOOD GRADES AND BONDING TYPES A times it is a daunting task for some people to make the distinction between the different grades of plywood though these are important features one should know during construction process. Asa matter of fact if by any chance you have been in the situation of purchasing you may…

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  • Difference size of wood.

    The Difference Between Actual And Nominal Lumber Dimensions

    October 15, 2018 olen

    It is reasonable for a lot of novice DlYers and woodworkers to get confused by the sizes of lumber products. The confusion may be as a result of the anticipation that the nominal dimensions of a piece of timber or any other lumber product for example a 2 x 4 piece of timber represent its…

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  • "Safety Gears" How is important for woodworkers ?

    “Safety Gears” How is important for woodworkers ?

    October 15, 2018 olen

    Woodworking can be dangerous. Protect yourself when working with wood pieces. Following are some important safety gears for woodworkers. Safety Glasses Eyes are precious and you never want to damage your eyesight. Woodworking machines run at very high speed. Even a small chip thrown at high speed can damage your eyesight permanently. You cannot react…

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  • The Best Construction Industry Of The SPF Lumber

    The Best Construction Industry Of The SPF Lumber

    October 14, 2018 olen

    What is SPF Spruce, pine fir these are tree species classified as softwood in Canada, the three species have similar features in physical and mechanical characteristics. SPF are readily available as they are farmed in small and large scale for construction purposes. How do I recognize an SPF timber?-The physical features color white to light-yellow,…

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  • Wooden Bowl Turning On A Lathe

    Wooden Bowl Turning On A Lathe

    October 13, 2018 olen

    Despite the fact, Woodturning is continually gaining popularity most of the people involved are not interested in extending their creativity beyond what their wood lathe can enable them to make. Main Types of Turning using a Lathe The first method involves the use of the rear spindle and the headstock; a piece of wood is…

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