General Woodworking Technique

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How to Turn a Wooden Plate with a Wood Lathe

A wooden plate can be a unique gift, a special fixture of your table, or a decoration for the wall or

How to Make a Segmented Woodturning Bowl

A segmented woodturning bowl is a special type of flattened bowl that is made out of wood of various

Making Biscuit Joints: Mistakes to Avoid

Biscuit joints are made of a thin portion of wood that is shaped like an oval. They are then put into

Making a Finger Joint: Mistakes to Avoid

Making a finger joint is an alternative to a dovetail joint. A finger joint is very strong and can be

Building Custom Wood Tables: 5 Mistakes to Avoid

Custom wood tables can be an excellent addition to any room in a home. By making a custom table you can

Hardboard

Hardboard can be very difficult to penetrate with normal nails or screws. Hardboard is a name given to

Pickling Wood to Reproduce the Old World Charm

Pickling is a term that comes from a particular finish used on wood furniture by our ancestors. In days

How to Make a Sliding Dovetail Joint

A sliding dovetail joint is very useful and strong. This joint can be used for the divides in wooden

Different Types of Wood Jigs

Most experienced woodworkers have different types of wood jigs they employ over and over again. Use of

Woodworking Joints: How to Cut Dado Joints

Dado joints are popular woodworking joints. A dado is a rectangle grove cut into a plank of wood and

How to Make Pineapple Finials

Finials are architectural ornaments carved in wood or stone at the top, end or corner of a particular

How to Use a Brass Ferrule

A brass ferrule is a small bracelet which is commonly used for fastening, joining or reinforcing cables

Cutting Firewood Fast and Easy with a Frame

One of the chores many people are starting to do again is cutting firewood. A sure sign that the winter

How to Build Ferret Houses

The basic idea for building ferret houses is to provide a natural habitat for them, as well as shelter

How to Turn a Pool Cue on a Wood Turning Lathe

A wood turning lathe is a piece of machinery with myriad practical uses. This piece of equipment, though