How to Produce an Edge-to-Edge Biscuit Joint
Although a relatively new woodworking technique, biscuit joinery is fast becoming one of the most popular wood joinery methods in the industry. Find out why woodworkers love this technique how to produce one of the most common wood joints in less time with excellent results.
I’ve always found sharpening a saw very rewarding. It’s a fairly straightforward job that takes less than half an hour and produces immediate results.Restoring Old Hand Tools
I love to bring an old hand tool back to life. I often scrounge auctions and yard sales, looking for likely candidates. As long as the castings are sound and the tool is in reasonable condition (and dirt cheap), I’ll adopt it and bring it home. Keep in mind that I’m interested in using the took so I’ll often do more to it than a collector would. Most tool collectors are interested in preserving the tool’s patina, and that’s fine. But the once-over I give a tool would put most collectors in shock.Sharpening Edged Tools
The sharpening method described here has served me well for years. I use waterstones and start with a medium grit and work my way up to my finest stone, which leaves a mirror finish. I prefer to both flatten the back and then hone the edge with one grit before advancing to the next.Sharpening Scrapers
The magic behind a scraper is the burr. This burr is a tiny metal edge that’s rolled or “burnished” with a special tool called a burnisher.Woodworking Equipment Auctions: Tips for Finding Profit
Woodworking equipment auctions can yield significant savings, but you have to be careful about how you approach the purchase. Unlike buying a machine from the sale floor, buying one from a public sale requires you alone to determine what is a good deal. If you can do this, buying such industrial grade tools at such a sale is a great idea.
Are you looking for wood furniture plans in order to build a beautiful piece of wood furniture which you and your family and friends will adore its look and feel, and at same time it will be a long lasting and useful piece of furniture? Then what you need is careful planning and a clear step-by-step understanding in order to ensure that the final product is exactly how you want it.Woodworking: Common Methods of Wood Joinery
Wood joinery is one of the most common applications of woodworking. Accordingly, there are just about as many ways to join two workpieces as there are workpieces to join. Discover the most common wood joinery methods and which applications they compliment best.The Best Treehouse Plans
When it comes to planning a Treehouse then you must be sure that the best Treehouse plans are followed if you want to get the best out of your Treehouse. Treehouse designs vary hugely, depending on what exactly you require of the Treehouse itself. One the domain of the children, it has been adapted to suit many adult themes such as a treehouse office or perhaps a Treehouse outdoor space for the adults to go to with their friends for an evening cocktail. How to build a Treehouse is a question that more and more people are asking.Woodworking Hammers
I use hammers regularly in my woodworking projects. I’ll pick one up to drive in wood pegs, tap parts together, and drive chisels (with my Japanese hammer). In addition to my favorite Japanese hammer, I use a couple of different weights of claw hammers, two sizes of Warrington hammer for driving in brads, and a ball-peen hammer for metalworking.