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Where to Get Ideas for Woodworking Projects

For many hobbyists and craftspeople, woodworking is an activity that never grows old. However, no matter how experienced or skilled you are, it can be difficult at times to generate new ideas you can apply to upcoming projects. If you’re wondering where to get woodworking inspiration, the good news is there’s plenty of places to […]

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How To Get Boards To Stop Splitting

There are certain things that ruffle the feathers of virtually every experienced woodworker, and splitting boards have to top the list. You need to join wood to complete almost any project, and drilling holes and using screws often causes a split in the planks you’re working on. If you’re looking for ways to eliminate material loss […]

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Where to Find Pallets for Woodworking Projects

Perhaps you’re just starting out in woodworking and looking for wood to practice on or are a DIY craftsperson, independent carpenter or contractor searching for ways to improve your bottom line. Identifying sources where you can find free pallet wood on a consistent basis is an effective strategy for saving money woodworking. If you’re someone […]

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Coolest DIY Cooler Projects

Image Credit When entertaining friends, family and neighbors in your backyard oasis, there’s nothing worse than having to run in and out of the house to fetch cold beverages. Sure, a big old plastic cooler is a quick, if not inspired, fix. However, why not put your best foot forward and show off your woodworking […]

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The Way Wood Works: Understanding the Grain and Fiber

Since the beginning of time, wood has been among the most essential and desirable materials for building and craftsmanship. While exceptionally versatile, strong and beautiful, natural wood also can be difficult to work with. It’s inconsistent regarding strength, even sometimes within sections of the same piece. Its size and density fluctuate as it continually expands […]

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