• 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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  • 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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  • Paint Drip Issues

    How to Handle Paint Drip Issues

    August 30, 2018 Sharewoodworking

    While involved in painting a woodworking project you are most likely to face one common problem that is a paint drip that you are not able to catch in time and thus unable to fix. This problem of paint drip occurs when you use too much paint at a go and try to paint using…

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