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“On the level” table saw

You’ve finally got your table saw on a mobile base so it’s easy to pull out and put away on the weekend. Finish the job by finding a level spot on the floor that’s also convenient for sawing boards without obstruction. Mark the wheel positions with bright-colored duct tape and now you can roll the…

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Clamp and Hot Glue

Hot glue holds small stuff better than clamps When you have to cut, shape, file, sand or finish something small, reach for your hot glue gun and glue the piece to a pedestal stick. The hot glue will hold just about anything as well as or better than any clamp ever could—if using a clamp…

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Wood Working Projects For Kids

It is enormously therapeutic to be occupied with a wood working project. If you are not a carpenter by trade, it is very relaxing to come home from whatever you do, but especially if you are an office worker, and make something with your hands. Woodworking projects are pleasurable and rewarding and after the project…

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American Wood: understanding types and uses

American wood falls into three broad categories; Hardwood, Softwood, and Tropical Hardwoods. All three types find a use for building purposes. Hardwoods are technically referred to as deciduous trees, which means they shed their leaves annually. Hardwood trees have broad leaves, produce a fruit and are dormant during the winters. Different varieties of hardwood trees…

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Try a Drafting Square

Use a drafting square for more accuracy When you need an accurate square in the 2- to 3-ft. range, your options are limited. Drywall squares are notoriously inaccurate and cumbersome. Carpenter squares involve that nagging hassle of having to hook them onto the edge of your workpiece. If you have a drafting square lying around,…

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No More Glue Stains

Use tape to catch excess glue To prevent stains caused by oozing glue along joints, clamp the pieces together without glue. Put tape on the joint, then cut along it with a sharp blade. Separate the pieces, apply the glue and clamp them together again. The glue will ooze onto the tape, not the wood.…

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Picking The Best Wood Working Tools

When you want to buy new Woodworking Tools, the best choice is to shop online. You can find the best quality tools on the Internet. There were several claims from woodworkers that they are using tools that they have bought online, so far the tools work efficiently with good results. This article will discuss the…

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Some Great Tips For Starting Wood Working Projects

There are various wood working projects going on around the world. If you are also engaged in the wood working business then it is very important for you to plan out a good design that would help you complete the project in a proper manner.You will see that these days various big companies working in…

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