Category Archives for How To Guides

How to Make a Router Jig

Router jigs are an essential part of woodworking. They allow a craftsman to create a template or guide that can be used repeatedly to create accurate and precise cuts. These jigs can be used in a variety

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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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How to Laminate Two Pieces of Wood Together

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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What is the Difference Between Sheetrock and 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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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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How to Remove Tile Glue, Adhesive, and Mortar

Underneath the tile you have installed on your floor or wall sits either mortar or tile glue. Both are used to firmly attach the tile to the floor. When you are removing tile to replace it, you might run

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How to Fix and Repair Loose, Chipped, and Broken Tile

Tiles break or come loose over time - it happens. There are ways to prevent loose tile, but none of that matters once you have one that is shaking or rocking under your feet. Leaving a broken or loose

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What is a Band Saw Good For?

Are you wondering whether you should purchase a band saw for your home woodworking shop? But what is a band saw good for? You’ll find there are many good reasons to consider adding one to your tools.

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