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How to Select and Spray Polyurethane Finish

As you complete your woodworking projects, you will want to add a finishing coat to the wood surface for protection. This will add a layer of shine and prevent your wood material from drying out. Polyurethane

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How to Paint a Lampshade with Chalk Paint

When you want to spruce up an old lamp but don’t want to ruin it’s original integrity then opting to paint the lamp shade is a great way to give it new life. Due to it’s ease of use and interesting

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How to Paint and Stain Pallets and Pallet Wood

​Pallet wood has become a go-to source for creating an interesting décor piece in your home that is both affordable and contemporary. The rustic, shabby chic look is very popular today, and pallets

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The Demolition Saw – How to Use a Reciprocating Saw

Reciprocating saws are one of the most versatile saws you can own. These powerful hand saws can cut virtually any type of material with the right blade attached. They are perfect for demolition work and

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How to Paint a Room in Your House

​A new coat of paint will do wonders for any room in your house. Its amazing how much it will help freshen up the room and create a new feel. The process is pretty simple (and cheap), but it can take

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How to Tile Stairs

Adding tile to your stairs is a durable way to improve the aesthetics of ​the interior stairs of your house. ​Instead of having to constantly replace the carpet on your stairs from constant use, you

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How to Cut Logs into Slices

Working with logs can provide you an instant wood source. You can slice and cut as needed to produce a fine surface to use for a myriad of wood projects. By understanding how to how to cut logs into slices

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How to Mix Mortar for Tile

Performing your own tile work is an adventurous process that can yield great satisfaction. But, in order to ensure the work is done correctly, you need to understand how to properly mix mortar for tile.

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How to Cut Wood Slices for Your Next DIY Project

Cutting wood slices is an ideal woodworking technique that can be used for a variety of projects. These wood slices make wonderful coaster and ornament pieces as well as chargers and decorative surfaces.

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How to Use a Tile Saw [The Accurate and Safe Way]

​One of the most common and valuable home improvement projects is re-doing the flooring in a bathroom, kitchen, or common area of your house. Updating and replacing the flooring adds value to your home,

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13 Free Scroll Saw Patterns [Beginner and Advanced]

Perfecting scroll work with your scroll saw is a delicate technique that takes some practice. The good news is that you don't have to look for to find some great free scroll saw patterns that you can use.​ Quick

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The Best Dust Mask for Your Woodworking Projects

When you are completing your woodworking tasks, there are a variety of times a dust mask will come in handy. It can protect you from sawdust particles as you cut and VOCs as you varnish and stain. Making

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