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Why Does my Compost Have Mold?

​​Creating your own compost can be both economically and environmentally rewarding. You are upcycling your kitchen waste for gardening purposes. The downfall is, you may find yourself asking why your

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How Many Seeds Do You Need to Grow a Plant

Building your own garden from scratch can be an intimidating experience. The truth of the matter is, different plants behave and grow in different ways. And the same goes for their seeds. There will never

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How to Fill a Raised Garden Bed for Cheap with these Budget Tips

There are many reasons why a raised garden should be your landscape's next modern upgrade. It's easier to work with. It eliminates the often problematic back pain experienced with gardening on the floor

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How to Cut Firewood Safely

Cutting logs for firewood provides a great workout that also saves you money. You don’t need any specific previous experience, but you need to know how to do it to stay safe. Anybody can do it with a

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Where Should You Stand When Using a Table Saw?

Table saws are known as one of the most dangerous tools you can use. Every year, 30,000 injuries are reported as a result of a table saw. While these numbers are staggering, most of these occurrences are

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What Materials Can A Scroll Saw Cut?

​A scroll saw is used only for detailed work. Those who create designer furniture with intricate details use a scroll saw for fine woodworking and other detailing. Inlays, fretwork, and other types of

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7 Different Cuts Unsafe for a Table Saw

A table saw is a workhorse tool. You can use it to rip through a truckload of wood in no time. However, with all that power comes great risk. Table saws can cause serious bodily injuries if you use them

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How to Cut a Plastic Box Container Without Breaking It

The problem with cutting a hole in a plastic box is that it tends to break and crack, especially if you use a utility knife. However, there are other methods you can use to cut a plastic box without breaking

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How to Use a Pole Saw

​Tree pruning and tree trimming involves very delicate procedures. Since it involves cutting or removing large branches, it should be done with both safety and precaution. However, no matter how much

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How Do You Cut Hard Plastic Without Breaking It?

​Cutting hard plastic is no easy task. Not only can the cuts be hard to make, but you also run the risk of breaking it in the process. However, there are some techniques that you can utilize to ensure

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How to Build a Workbench for Along a Garage Wall

You are just starting up your workshop. Congrats! Finally, you can explore the world of woodworking and create many pieces that will get an appreciation for your skills. This amazing journey should start

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What is a Dado Blade Used For?

Have you ever seen pieces of wood that had wide grooves or that were interlocked? Well, these grooves and interlockable patterns are the result of a dado blade, also known as a dado set.​ We'll ​define

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