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How to Use a Brad Nailer and 18 Gauge Nails

Brad nailers are the perfect tool for driving brad nails into molding or trim pieces without leaving a visible hole. Brads have a thin, small head which allows them to adhere thin pieces of wood together

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How to Remove, Fix, Adjust, and Replace a Pocket Door in Your House

Pocket doors are a charming feature used in many homes. These doors allow you to hide them in the wall to create a wide opening without any obstruction. The problem with ​these sliding doors is they

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How to Use a Router Table [The Safe and Easy Way]

Using a router to create a seamless or decorative edge on your wood piece, can be made even easier if you use a router table. Router tables allow you to cut a smooth and seamless profile to your wood project

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How to Glue Felt to Wood for Your Next DIY Project

Gluing felt to wood can sometimes be a messy and frustrating task. It never seems to adhere like you want it to or you wind up with glue everywhere but in the right places. These instructions on how to

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How to Paint Picture Frames and Pick the Right Paint Type

Picture frames are a must have for décor. But, what if standard black and white colors don’t suit your trendy taste? You can quickly learn how to paint picture frames and pick your frame colors. This

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How Long to Let Paint Dry For

​You have finished applying a fresh coat of paint. Now you have to wait for it to dry before moving on to the next step. Quick Navigation ​How Long to Let Paint Dry For​Paint Dry Times During Painting​How

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The Different Types of Sanders and How to Use Them

When you have a wood project which needs a smooth surface, the perfect way to get that seamless, smooth finish is to use a sander. While there are a variety of different types of sanders available on the

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How to Build a Dog Fence for Cheap

If you are a dog owner, chances are you are looking for a pawsome idea to contain your dogs. This is probably because you want your dogs to have their off-leash time, stay close, and be active, healthy

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The Guide to Choosing the Best Wood for Scroll Saw Projects

From the simplistic elegance of dovetail joints to the most intricate of intarsia, the scroll saw enables you to create the cleanest, most precise cuts on your wood. Choosing the best wood for your scroll

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How to Spackle: A Complete Guide for Your Home

Damaged drywall can come from nearly anywhere. Holes in the wall from pins or nails where art has been hung, holes from accidents, or scratches from moving furniture. These and other such indentations,

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How to Apply Polycrylic to Wood

There’s nothing quite like a natural wood finish on cabinets, tables, doors, desks, and other types of furniture around the home. Enhancing the beautiful natural grain and protecting wood surfaces is

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How to Paint Metal File Cabinets and Lockers

Re-purposing or sprucing up metal cabinets is a trendy way to add unique pieces to your home. Want to try out this cool trend? Keep reading to find out how to paint metal cabinets, file cabinets, and even

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