Tag: woodworking skills

Woodworking 101: Everything You Need To Know

Test stain in an area that will not be seen or on a scrap piece of wood. This makes sure that you won’t run into any surprises. Wood may not react as you thought, so avoid mistakes and possible disappointment by performing this simple test. TIP! Know the different characteristics of the woods that you’re […]

Use These Ideas To Improve Your Woodworking Skills.

When creating your budget, list any tools you may need. It’s too easy to overlook this. Some of the necessary items may be very costly, so plan your budget carefully. TIP! Gel stains are a good way to stain furniture. Traditional liquid stains have a tendency to run. You can express the artistic side of […]

Working With Wood: What You Should Know

Try creating your own reusable sanding blocks. Begin by using scrap plywood to cut six blocks for each type of sandpaper grit. Be certain they measure 2.5 inches across by 4.75 inches long. Put spray adhesive on the blocks and the tile square. Place one block onto the cork and make sure the cork is […]

Use These Ideas To Improve Your Woodworking Skills.

Stair gauges can be used as crosscut guides. Attach them to a carpenter’s square, and use them to ensure that they match the rise and run of your stair jack. After that the notches can be marked. Put them on your carpenter’s square guide for a great cut. TIP! Your woodworking shop needs a stair […]