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How to Remove Pitch From Woodworking Saw Blades

To begin, I suppose I should first say a little bit about this mangy little thing called pitch. To put it as simply as possible, pitch is that sticky build-up or, literally, tree sap and other natural materials that accrue on your blades with each pass through a piece of wood. These materials cling to […]

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Woodworking Technique – Preparing the Surface

Dented surface repairing technique One way to fix a dent in wood is to swell crushed wood fibers to their original shape. Turn a household iron to its highest setting and allow it to heat up. Meanwhile, soak a clean cloth in water, fold it over a few times and place it on the dent. […]

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Woodwork Crafts – The Beginners Guide To Woodworking

Woodworking is one hobby that can also be a rewarding profession if you love to work with your hands and build beautiful pieces of furniture from wood. When you learn the woodworking crafts and become a fine woodworking craftsman, you will be able to build all kinds of furniture, (table, beds, and chairs), with ease. […]

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Gluing Wood – Using an Adhesive for Woodworking Projects

In many – if not most – woodworking projects, it is necessary to glue two or more wood pieces together. It would be nice if it were as easy as spreading glue on the surfaces and slapping them together. But if you’ve ever tried this for a tabletop, or some other piece of furniture – […]

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All About Wood Finishes

Beginning woodworkers usually have a hard time applying a finish to a project. It seems like nobody cares how hard some joinery or teeny-tiny machining, but when it comes to putting a finish on their work, most woodworkers get as shy as a teenage boy on a first date. “Is this the best finish for […]

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Wood Lathe Chucks – A New Look at an Old Trick

When the old timers talked about chucks for the wood lathe, they meant either a Jacob’s chuck, a screw chuck or a glue block chuck. Glue chucks took a long time to set but were convenient to use. New glues make the convenience even greater and the old chucks more versatile for the home turner […]

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Woodworking Plans – Home Based

Woodworking is a popular profession all over the world. It is the art that focuses on constructing or making different useful things by using wood and some construction materials. These things can be an ordinary bench to sit or can be complicated furniture for houses. Woodworking is an enjoyable activity and also a serious business […]

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3 Simple Steps to Re-Finishing a Butcher Block Top – Wood Working Plans

Most often we move into a new house and find a built in butcher block top. At first, it looks great but on closer inspection, it doesn’t look so good. Butcher blocks aren’t something new on the market or even old fashion like from the 70’s. They go back hundreds of years. At that time, […]

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DIY WoodWorking – How to Determine Warp

Warping is one of the home DIY wood craftsman’s biggest headaches. After you’ve spent considerable time, painstaking effort and care in creating a beautiful hand-crafted piece of furniture – it is a disappointment to have it later warp and shrink. Here are some tips for DIY Woodworking – how to determine warp. Warping and shrinking […]

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Woodworking Technique – Preparing the Surface

Dented surface repairing technique One way to fix a dent in wood is to swell crushed wood fibers to their original shape. Turn a household iron to its highest setting and allow it to heat up. Meanwhile, soak a clean cloth in water, fold it over a few times and place it on the dent. […]