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7 Helpful Woodworking Tips

I used to love watching my father and his woodworking every Saturday. Oh, sure, I took after him in the Executive world, with the 9-5 corporate world career but the joy on his face when he was doing what he loved on the weekend, that was contagious! BTW – this is not my father, but […]

How to Finish Walnut for Great Color

It’s a simple reality that walnut used in woodworking projects has two troublesome traits. First, the natural dark color of walnut will fade over time due to UV light exposure. The process is slow, but it happens. Second, walnut lumber contains some pale sapwood, depending on your tastes, you either like it or not. However, […]

How to Choose the Right Glue for Woodworking

When it comes to glue, most woodworkers automatically reach for a bottle of ordinary yellow carpenter’s glue. And while yellow glue is suitable for most woodworking projects, there are times when other specialty glues might be more appropriate. Learn the wide variety of glues available on the market today—from yellow glues specially formulated for use […]

Multi-Tool Options for Woodworking

For woodworkers,the detail-sanding heads, at right, the most useful attachments. They sand small project parts and fit in tight quarters–but don’t plan on smoothing a large panel with a multi-tool. With a wood-cutting blade installed, you can make plunge cuts in the middle of a panel (top right photo) to create a cord pass-through in […]

Sharpening Woodturning Tools

The type of wheel on your grinder is important. Gray stones are too hard, so do not dissipate heat readily, burning your tools. White stones are very soft, keeping your tools from burning, however, they wear down very quickly. Blue stones are the Goldie Locks of grind stones for sharpening. They last a very long […]

Hand Tool Storage Tips

Everything in reach. Ever had surgery? There’s a reason that surgeons don’t roll into an operating room with a Kennedy box filled with scalpels, speculums and sponges. If you want to work efficiently, you should have all your tools under your eyeballs. After working in lots of shops with a wide variety of arrangements, I […]

Multi-Tool for Woodworking Projects

You might think when doing a wood project you want a tool which can be used for several job. Well, that kind of tools is already existed. It’s a trimming tool. You can use it for DIY projects, modeling job, grinding out bathroom tiles, undercutting door casing to lay new floor. All can be done […]

Tips in Making Rocking Chair using Cherry Tree

Making rocking chair from cherry three is one of the best choices. The wood is moderately dense, moderately hard, and moderately strong.  The texture is very fine; the grain is closed.  Cherry is very stable in use.  The grain is occasionally wavy or curly, but usually straight. Their straight grain make for easy matching into […]

Woodworking Sanding and Finishing Tips

Wood finishing is fun and easy. Don’t rush through finishing a piece of furniture as if it is a race. Imagine how it will look finished in your home in living color. Set up a good prep area. Turn on some tunes. Get creative and enjoy the journey. Make something that will bring beauty to […]

Gluing and Clamping Tips

It’s tough to solve fitting dilemmas while your glue bonds with the wood, and there’s no going back after it has set. To keep yourself out of that bind, always dry-fit your assembly–that means no glue-to verify all joints fit together as planned. If joints don’t fit, go back and solve problems before applying glue. […]