Woodworking and Wood Turning

Woodworking and Wood Turning

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 […]

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How to Reinforce Plywood Joinery Using Dowel Jig and Edge Banding

Woodworkers use many techniques to lay a finish on the exposed trim edges on plywood. An easy method to try in minor woodworking projects at home is to conceal the plywood edges with an edge banding. This wood veneer shall be made into a flexible heat adhesive tape sized to fit in with a ¾-inch […]

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Benefits of Wood Screws over Nails and Clamps

Many of us like to use wood screws to join wood to wood. In fact, these screws have been the preferred way to fasten wood pieces for centuries. Different varieties of wood screws are available for softwood, hardwood, interior, and exterior applications. They are available in different lengths to use in delicate joints and are […]

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Professional Tips for Installing Wooden Plugs on Wood Railings

Wooden plugs are tapered, round pegs that can be used to conceal the countersunk hole used to join the wood. A professional woodworker installs the plug into the countersunk hole on the railing or at any place where screws are used to join wood. They will install the wood plug with glue aligning the wood […]

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How to Efficiently Cover Wood Screws with Wooden Plugs

Woodscrews are a great option to assemble wood crafts and other projects. However, many of us may not like the screw heads to show in wood projects. To achieve this, you just need to counter bore the screw hole and make use of wooden plugs to cover up the screw heads.The look and finish depends […]

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Things you Should Know about Half-Blind Dovetail Joinery

One of the most widely used and highly renowned joints used for connecting two pieces of wood is through dovetail. Even though most of the through dovetail joints are beautiful and strong, they cannot be considered as the most aesthetic choice in certain instances. For example, when wood crafters are trying to connect the sides […]

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5 Common Types of Wood Joints

Woodcrafters and enthusiasts will be easily able to use different types of joints when they are working with wood. However, it is true that some of these joints might not work for some kind of wood craft projects.So, it is crucial to know a few things about the different wood joints and their benefits. This […]