Woodworking and Wood Turning

Woodworking and Wood Turning

Tips to Make a Beautiful Cedar Treasure Chest

Wood is always in vogue; its rustic look will give a special character to the product. Further, they do not cause any kind of pollution and are economical as well. You can make many useful things using wood. One such clever woodcraft idea is to make a cedar treasure chest in which you can keep […]

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3 Common Types of Dovetail Joints Used in Woodworking Projects.

Dovetail joinery is used in woodworking projects to make a variety of wood products with some amount of craftsmanship. Tails on one side of a wooden board resemble a “dove’s tail” and pins interlock tails from the opposite side of the joint.It is a tight fit that is not possible for pulling apart on all […]

Woodworking and Wood Turning

How to Design Wooden Wagon Wheels

If you are planning to design a new wooden wagon for your kids to play or to decorate your house, then you can either buy toy wooden wheels from a wood crafts supplies store or design wooden wheels on your own. Professional wood crafters always advise designing wooden wheels because it adds more beauty and […]

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How to Stain or Paint Wooden Dowels at Home

You may know that multiples of wooden dowels will form the crux for the shelf of wooden furniture at home. However, the dowel can also form the structure of homes having a Southwestern design. This crisscrossing design will be carried out throughout the home’s structure, and all the way to the projected beams extending from under the […]

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Important Uses of Wooden Dowel Joints

Dowel joints are one of the most utilized parts in any kind of woodworking projects. They serve an important purpose of securing two wooden parts together firmly. Wooden dowel joints utilize a wooden peg for affixing two boards together. For attaching two boards, a hole is drilled at the connecting ends of the board and dowel […]

The Whys and Whats of Wood

3 Types of Woods to Make Wooden Shelves

If you are planning to build a new wood shelf, then the first and most important thing you should do is to decide where you would be placing these shelves. Let us assume that you have already decided where to place them; now, it is the time to determine how you want to use them. […]

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3 Creative Home Projects Using Wooden Dowels

Many creative things are possible using wooden dowels. Besides serving alongside woodworking projects, dowels can be easily retrofitted into various items intended for homes. They are available in hardware stores in different sizes, are cheaper and an essential component of any Do-It-Yourself home projects.Made from quality wood, dowels have more durability making them ideal for […]

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Adding Burn Lines to Wood Turnings

Wood craft projects can be much interesting to children and kids. To add to the fun, this post shares some tips on adding a burn line to wood turnings. You may use a wire to add a burn line to wooden turning to make it more beautiful. You can use a burn line to emphasize […]

The Whys and Whats of Wood

Preparing Unfinished and Finished Wooden Furniture for a Paint Job

Unfinished WoodPrepare bare or unfinished wood for paint by sanding it with a sandpiper by strictly following the wood grains direction. You will now need to vacuum the surface of the wood properly with a bristle brush attachment. Once you have finished vacuuming the surface, remove all the sanding debris from the wooden piece.It is […]

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Carving Tools and Accessories for Minor Woodworking Projects

When making carvings on wood, the choice of tool and the hardness of wood is what make the cut for the woodworkers more often than not. Usually, the hardest of wood would need the more force applied in order to push through the carvings on wood. That is why many of the woodworkers choose mallet […]