How To Clean Pallet Wood For Indoor Use

How To Clean Pallet Wood For Indoor Use

Pallet wood is a great option when you’re looking for inexpensive or free building materials for your DIY projects. Many pallets have already experienced some kind of weathering and exposure to the elements, giving them a rustic appearance. They can be used for projects such as tables, signs, chairs, flower boxes, garden boxes, fences, and … Read more

Can You Sand MDF?

Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF)

Are you thinking of using MDF to manufacture furniture in your workshop? Are you wondering whether you can sand MDF, or if there are any precautions that need to be taken when handling the material? If so, then read on for useful information that will enable you to make an informed decision. CAN you sand … Read more

Can An Electric Drill Be Used As A Sander?

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Modern electric drills are loaded with features and are designed to take a hammering but can an electric drill be used as a sander? While most are first and foremost intended for use of drilling or boring holes or driving screws, with the right attachment, you can even turn your electric drill into a versatile … Read more

Can I Use a T-Shank Blade in a U-Shank Jigsaw?

Ornate sword with T-shaped handle

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 … Read more

Does Hot Glue Work On Wood?

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Does hot glue work on wood? I wasn’t sure how to answer this basic question. So, I did a little research. Here’s what I found out: Hot melt glue does work on wood. It comes in many forms. Hot melt glue can be used with many woodworking projects. These include cabinets, tables, chairs, and bookcases. … Read more

How To Support A Wooden Shelf

Messy garage shelf

This article shows how to support a wooden shelf. There are really many ways to do this. It’s a good idea to consider how this will be done in the early stages of your project. You should consider things like: What’s the purpose of the shelf? – Are you using it to hold heavy objects, … Read more