While I was shopping in the thrift store, I came across a freestanding coat rack for a few dollars. This item seemed to have a lot of potential. There were a few things to fix. However, I could use the coat rack in the home. Coat racks are really valuable pieces of furniture and serve… Continue reading How To Restore A Freestanding Coat Rack – A DIY Project For Beginners
Need more woodworking tool ideas? This post will give you many. It lists 11 tool categories with over 50 examples of tools and related items. The best part is that all of these things are available online. Many people buy their tools at local hardware stores or department stores. Often, this isn’t the best approach. … Continue reading Woodworking Tool Ideas: You Can Find These Online!
Woodworking projects often make use of pallets. The rustic and weathered boards make them good sources of reclaimed wood. You can help the environment, and even save money, by choosing pallet wood for your next project. However, I’ve often wondered if pallets could give me enough wood for my project. So, how much wood should… Continue reading How Much Wood Can You Get From A Pallet?
Can I buy exotic woods online? This question is more important than ever, since exotic woods are used in many woodworking projects. These can range from tables, cabinets, and even small turned items such as pens or multicolored bowls. It’s often possible to purchase exotic Woods at lumber yards. However they’re often quite a distance… Continue reading Can I Buy Exotic Woods Online?
How much weight will the wood glue hold? Is it strong enough? These are questions I hear all the time. I was wondering about this, too. So, I did a little research. This is what I found out: How much weight can wood glue hold? Most wood glues will withstand about 3600 psi (pounds per… Continue reading How Much Weight Can Wood Glue Hold?
If you use a jigsaw often, you probably asked this question: Can I use a T-Shank blade in a U-Shank jigsaw? And if you’re a woodworker or even hobbyist, you want to make sure your jigsaw is working properly and safely. I was looking for U-shank jigsaw blades recently. However, my local store didn’t have… Continue reading Can I Use a T-Shank Blade in a U-Shank Jigsaw?