• Plywood

    Plywood, the best woodworking material.

    October 3, 2018 olen

    Plywood is an engineered wood made from gluing together alternating layers of plies of wood veneer. This particular type of wood working has gained its recognition from the fact that its structure remains the same even after use. This means that plywood unlike other woodworking materials does not undergo expansion or shrinkage making it very…

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  • Hand Sawing

    How to make cuts using a Hand Saw

    October 3, 2018 olen

    It might seem that cutting with a hand saw is an activity that anyone can do. Unfortunately – you have to follow a few rules to make the cut effective and above all safe. Moreover, poor selection of the saw and incompetent cutting technique can lead not only to the wasted material but also to…

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  • Table saws

    All you need to know about Table Saws

    October 2, 2018 olen

    For most of the fine pieces of woodwork you see around, you can be sure a table saw played the biggest role in their creation process. This tool can be used for a variety of woodwork activities; from ripping a board of wood into a narrower width and cutting sheets of items like plywood, to…

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  • wooden planks

    Understanding the actual lumber dimensions

    September 13, 2018 Sharewoodworking

    Most woodworkers are confused how lumber products are sized. If you expect a 2 x 4 stud to measure 2 inches by 4 inches, you’ll realize it actually measures 1 1/2 inches x 3 1/2 inches. This is also true for 1×6 boards as the actual measurements are 3/4 inch x 5 1/2 inches. So…

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  • woodworking saw blade

    The Meaning of Kerf in Woodworking

    August 23, 2018 Sharewoodworking

    In woodworking, kerf refers to the width of a cut that is made by a saw blade as it cuts through wood. It is also often used to refer to the width of the blade itself. It is not uncommon to find the packaging of the blades referring to the kerf of the blade. For…

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  • cooper

    Copper, A friend of the Craftsman

    August 15, 2018 Sharewoodworking

    Copper, due to its texture and easy applications, seems to be the perfect natural metal for craftsmen and other workers to work with. Unlike other metals that do not go well together with wood, copper supplements the beauty and natural appearance of wood because of its own unique color. During the arts and crafts era…

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