How to? – DIY Table Saw Push Stick

A push stick A simple and easily produced tool that might just save you from a world of discomfort. This is the Woodwork Junkie “How to?” – DIY table saw push stick making tutorial for beginners. What it is. A push stick is a tool that can be bought or alternatively, easily produced yourself and although very simple in design, plays an important role in the safety operating procedures of…

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Measuring Tools For Woodworking – Beginner’s Essentials

Beginners Essentials

Fine woodworking is a craft weighed by accuracy. As I have stated in a previous article, the accuracy at which a woodworker executes the use of his tools is what, in most part, will determine the quality of their finished product. Uneven or poor fitting joints, miter joints that don’t form a 90° angle, wobbly furniture, etc are often as a result of faults made in the preparation phase of…

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DIY Wooden Wall Clock – Wine Barrel Projects

Quick and easy beginners projects. Wooden wall clock. This DIY wooden wall clock tutorial is designed as a guideline for you to incorporate your own creative designs to create something functional and beautiful. For the tutorial, I decided to go with a rustic look with a modern edge while keeping the design simple. What you will need (Materials) Your clock face This will be the main structure of your clock…

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Easy Rust Removal Hack

Easy Rust Removal Hack

Removing rust from your tools. Most tools are made from steel, strong, durable and built to last. Unfortunately, steel has one major downfall. Like everything it decomposes and in the case of steel the decomposition occurs in the form of rust. What is rust? Rust is formed when iron (Fe), which is present in most types of steel, reacts with oxygen in the presence of water or air. It occurs through a…

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Home Woodworking Workshop Setup – Doing It Right

Getting going with your own woodworking shop. You’ve decided to take up woodworking and now you want to get rolling. First, you’ll need a place to hone your craft. A shop, or more specifically a home woodworking workshop. Your shop, to be the origin of your brand and the birthplace of all your future masterpieces. Plan your workshop. Have a vision and sketch it out. You need to know what you’re working…

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The Beginners Guide To “Woodworking With Clamps”

Woodworking with clamps. Clamps, and using them correctly, are a key aspect of any woodworking operation. Woodworking with clamps can assist with building high-quality wooden articles while any woodworker worth his salt will agree, you can never have too many clamps. Importance of clamping? In the wonderful world of woodworking, it is the level of accuracy at which the woodworker executes the use of his tools that will distinguish his works from…

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Bosch PS130-2A Cordless Hammer Drill/Driver Review – “The Baby Bosch”

Bosch PS130-2A Tool Review

Introducing The Bosch PS130-2A. Great strides have been made in recent years in the development of cordless power tools. Mainly thanks to the massive strides made in the development of power tool batteries. With better Li-ion batteries being smaller and lighter as opposed to their Nicad and NiMH counterparts and paving the way for cordless drills like the Bosch PS130-2A Hammer Drill/Driver 12V MAX.  At first glance. This nifty little guy, or as…

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Finding Lumber To Make Reclaimed Wood Furniture

Woodworking With Reclaimed Wood

Woodworking with reclaimed lumber. Making reclaimed wood furniture has become a very popular branch of woodworking as of late. Mainly due to the often low cost of salvaging wood when compared to buying new processed virgin wood, in addition, weathered or discolored wood can add a great deal of character to the projects it is used for. Reclaiming wood is also often referred to as recycling wood and rightfully so…

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