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How to Stain and Finish Plywood for Woodworking Projects

Plywood is one of the most versatile and cost-effective building materials, and as a result, it is also one of the most popular. So many home DIY projects involve the use of this type of wood, and in order to give it a finished look, most turn to stain. We have put together a comprehensive…

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25 Awesome, Easy Woodworking Projects for Kids of all Ages

Introducing children to ​wood projects ​is a fantastic idea, no matter what age they are. Your kids will learn how to build and create while working with their hands, boosting confidence while simultaneously making something of use. Enjoy our top 25 easy wood projects for kids. List of Children Woodworking Projects Dive into our favorite…

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50 Small Wood Projects That Are Simple and Easy

​We’ve put together 50 different simple home wood projects ​for you to tackle today. These small wood projects plans might surprise you with how easy to follow they are, even for beginners. Small Wood Projects 1. Wooden Cup Holder Sofa Sleeve This wood cup holder goes perfectly on your sofa’s arm. Check out the small…

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Palm Sander vs Orbital Sander

When it comes to smoothing wood, there are innumerable ways to accomplish the job. Two of the most popular sanding tools are the palm sander and the orbital sander. Find out how they compare, what each tool is best at, and which is better.  What Is a Palm Sander? A palm sander is a generic…

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Belt Sander vs Orbital Sander

Orbital sanders and belt sanders both have a place in the wood smoothing process. Learn about these two sanding tools, how they work, and what they do. We’ll take you through the specifications for belt sanders and explain the many variations of orbital sanders. Find out what the major differentiating factor is between these two…

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Sanding Sealer vs Polyurethane

Sanding sealer and polyurethane have some basic characteristics in common, but there are many differences as well. Find out when to use sanding sealer, when to use polyurethane, and which is better. We’ll compare and contrast these two products so you can choose the one that’s right for you.  What Is Sanding Sealer? Sanding sealer…

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Drum Sander vs Planer

Drum sanders and planers are two tools with a considerable amount of overlap. But they are not the same! Learn about the similarities and differences between these two tools, and when to use each one. We’ll also highlight the major differentiating factor and tell you which one is better.  What Is a Drum Sander? A…

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How to Sand Cedar Wood

Sanding cedar is a little different than sanding any other kind of wood because it is so soft. In this article, you’ll learn how to sand cedar wood without damaging it. We’ll also teach you how to sand cedar siding, how to refresh aromatic cedar and explain when sanding cedar could be dangerous.  Cedar Wood…

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How to Use a Planer?

When starting out with woodworking, it is common to buy pre-milled lumber. Most lumber purchased from hardware stores or home improvement centers falls into this category. At some point, you’re likely to become dissatisfied with mass-milled lumber. Learn how to use a planer and you can create perfect stock in the comfort of your own…

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How to Waterproof Wood?

Wood has been used as a construction material for interior, exterior, and furniture applications for over 10,000 years. Its beauty and durability make it a natural choice, but one factor inevitably gets in the way of longevity: water. Protect your wood items from water by learning three foolproof waterproofing methods. Methods for Waterproofing Wood Wood…

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How to Join Two Pieces of Wood?

Joining two pieces of wood is the most basic of woodworking tasks. There are many ways to join wood together to make corners or wider boards. In this article, learn about different ways to make wood joints out of two pieces of wood.  How to Join Two Pieces of Wood to Make a Wider Board…

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How to Remove Oil Based Stain From Wood?

Whether you’ve botched a stain job or are simply refinishing an old piece, this article will give you all the info you need to remove oil based stain from wood. After describing and defining oil-based stain, we’ll tell you how to get past protective coatings to the stain underneath. Then, get step-by-step instructions for three…