• Pythagoras

    How important is the Pythagorean theorem?

    October 12, 2018 olen

    Pythagorean Theorem Helps Carry Out Modern Building Projects Perfect square corners are crucial in any building project. No matter the size, this rule must be precisely followed. Whether it is a jewelry box, a birdhouse, a closet, or even the layout of a backyard patio, the woodworkers and landscape experts have to find a way…

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  • Learn The Basics Of Woodturning

    Learn The Basics Of Woodturning

    October 11, 2018 olen

    Woodturning is one of the most elegant and most artistic things. Some people practice it to earn money, whereas some do it just for fun. However, the results are always the same; you get beautiful designer objects from it that can be used for various purposes. There was a time when people used to create…

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  • Pressure-treated wood

    How To Deal With Corrosion Caused By ACQ-Treated Timber

    October 11, 2018 olen

    Pressure-treated lumber has been in use for the best part of half a century. However, there has been a shift in the preservative used to treat the wood to increase its longevity. Before 2002, the preservative used was arsenic-based. The solution was known as Chromated Copper Arsenate. This solution, though effective, raised concerns due to…

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  • Wood Joints

    The Most Common Types Of Wood Joints

    October 10, 2018 olen

    Wooden joinery means binding different pieces of wood to create a beautiful structure, such as furniture, toys or other fixtures. The durability of the product depends on the quality and consistency of the material used in the carpentry process. The product can be made of various materials, and these wood materials vary greatly depending on…

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  • Circular Saw

    Circular saws : how to use

    October 10, 2018 olen

    Proven Tips on how to use circular saws A circular saw can be an intimidating woodworking tool for any Do-It-yourself novice, right? Shell, learning some tips and techniques can make the entire process of using a circular saw a no-brainer task. If you are wondering why a circular saw is an absolute necessity not only…

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  • A simple way to Calculate Board Feet

    A simple way to Calculate Board Feet

    October 9, 2018 olen

    While it could be easy to identify a softwood from a hardwood in a bunch of trees, the same isn’t always true once they are cut, dried and stacked in the lumberyard. Hardwoods are typically deciduous trees which lose its leaves annually, they tend to have a slower growth rate and usually very dense. Softwoods,…

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  • Simple Methods for Determining Whether your Assembly is Squar

    Simple Methods for Determining Whether your Assembly is Square

    October 9, 2018 olen

    Woodworkers know how even small variance can affect their work. They will end up having ugly gaps, wonky cabinets or even lids that are not fitting. For this reason, they are always obsessed with squareness. One of the best method of checking whether an item or assembly is square is the use of Pythagorean’s Theorem.…

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  • The On-Center Spacing Concept in Construction

    The OC Spacing

    October 5, 2018 olen

    The On-Center Spacing Concept in Construction If you are familiar with architectural plans, construction drawings, and woodworking designs, you must have come across the term on-center. Often abbreviated as 0C : on-center indicates that the dimensions specified apply to the distance between the centers of two different members. A good example that I can use…

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  • Cutting wood with Table Saws

    Important features of table saws

    October 4, 2018 olen

    The table saw is arguably the most important tool for any woodworker because there is virtually no woodwork task that does not require the use of a table saw Whether you want to join pieces of wood together, you want to shape some pieces, you want to groove, miter, square, or even to rip, you…

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