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How to Make a Homemade Chess Board

Over 1500 years ago the world started playing chess. Whether it actually originated in China, India or Persia, it all started on the same checked board that is known and loved today. From a strategic war

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How to Cut Circles in Wood

One of the most common things a woodwooker needs to do involves cutting circles in wood. When you're just getting started, how to cut circles in wood isn't the most intuitive process. However, there are

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How to Use a Jigsaw

No matter what material you're working with, a jigsaw is an essential tool for any workshop. It works for wood, metal, fiberglass, or plastic. Jigsaw are small, compact, and an affordable way to take any

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An Overview of Scroll Saw Blade Types and Sizes

Creating custom woodworking pieces sometimes requires fine detailed work you can achieve by using a scroll saw. These saws provide precision cutting on the exact cut lines you have determined and it does

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The Guide to Band Saw Blades

Band saws are a staple tool of any workshop, with a unique use for woodworking, lumbering, and metalworking. These versitile tools come in different shapes and sizes, with different types of blades and

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What is a Band Saw Used For?

Your home workshop may be in need of another cutting device that can make accurate cuts in a variety of configurations. A band saw would be an ideal addition to your workspace. It is the perfect machine

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How to Laminate Wood

Do you have a wood surface you need to cover in order to provide more protection, aesthetic improvements, or structural integrity to? If so, you may be thinking about laminating your wood project using

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Sheetrock Vs Drywall

The terms Sheetrock and drywall are often used interchangeably, so many people ignore the difference between them. However, in construction projects, small differences between materials can determine major

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How to Get Started Using Your Scroll Saw

A scroll saw is a stationary machine equipped with a fine blade which moves up and down. The rapid movement of the saw blade on this type of machine lets the user cut wood quickly and intricately.The precision

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Simple, Easy Woodworking Guide for How to Use a Band Saw

A band saw consists of a band of steel with a serrated edge that rotates along two wheels. It is a must-have tool for any skilled woodworker. Band saws can cut curves and shapes in wood. They can even

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How Long Does Wood Glue Take to Dry?

Your wood project may call for the use of wood glue. While this can provide a strong adhesive to two wood pieces, the dry times can be affected by a range of factors. How long does wood glue take to dry?

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The Guide to Drywall and Sheetrock Sizes and Thickness

Drywall and Sheetrock both come in different sizes and thicknesses for different projects. In order to use the best size for your project, you will need to know that you’re getting the right size.How

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