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DIY Dresser Makeover With Split Dowels

Hello everyone! I am super excited to share my latest furniture makeover project with you all! I am teaming up again with the incredible folks at Woodpecker Crafts to bring this project to you.

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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 […]

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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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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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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 […]

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Types of Hardwoods Used for Turning Wood Spindles

Woodturning is an important part of the making of wood spindles. It is the process of shaping the wood using mechanized or handheld tools along the symmetry of the axis of the spindle.Spindles are carved from wood in a variety of shapes ranging from simple to complex. Wood spindles are commonly used in most homes […]

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How Woodworkers Join Two Wooden Pieces Intact Using a Joiner Biscuit

Lining up Wooden PiecesFirstly, the to-be-joined wooden pieces are aligned with the wood grains, which face the exact position to get perfection. Then, the rings featuring on the wood’s edges cut and shaped in an arch shape, with the curves one end facing downwards. This is being positioned so to avoid a wood curvature when […]

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Woodworking Joints that you Might not Know About

One of the most important and basic concepts in woodworking is wood joinery. If wood crafters did not have the skill and knowledge to join two pieces of wooden blocks, then all the marvelous woodworks we see now would just be sculptures that are carved out from a single piece of wood. However, the number […]

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Tips to Prevent Wood Splitting while Making Joints with Screws

Wooden screws can be a very effective way to join wood. However, you need to be careful while screwing in, so that the wood does not split. If the boards are narrow, the wood is very dry, or if you screw too near to the edges, the displacement of the wooden screw can force the […]