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How to Make Your Own Wood Clamps

Wood clamps are vital in every workshop and have many different uses. Some will hold glued wood together

4 Uses for Dowel Joints

Dowel joints use a wooden peg to secure two boards together. A hole is drilled into the connecting ends

How to Use Wood Clamps

Woodworkers would find it almost impossible to work without Wood clamps. If you are new to woodworking

How to Use a Faucet Wrench

A basin wrench, also known as a faucet wrench, serves the same function as a regular wrench but is designed

Make an Outdoor Faucet Wrench

After a long hard winter you may find you need a faucet wrench to turn on your outdoor faucet. If you

Tips for Making Miter Joints

Miter joints are angled connections between two pieces of material. The joint is made by mitering each

How to Make Dowel Jigs

Dowel jigs are commonly used for carpentry work. A dowel is used to fasten tightly two objects together.

How to Use Pocket Hole Jigs

The only way to join lumber together, if you want to separate them later, is to use some pocket hole

What are Butt Joints?

Butt joints are the simplest, most basic type of joints. It’s simply two pieces of wood joined,

How to Make a Dovetail Joint

The use of a dovetail joint can help you to create a strong bond between two pieces of wood, which can

Making a Dowel Joint

Whether you are making a simple box or an item of furniture, you will find that using a dowel joint can

How to Operate a Dovetail Jig

Although the operation of automated dovetail jigs can vary greatly, most non-automated dovetail jigs

Angling Wood Joints with a Plate Joiner

A plate joiner is a tool with one specific purpose; to make small slots in pieces of wood so that a biscuit,

How to Maintain the Blades on a Plate Joiner

Maintaining the blades on a plate joiner is very simple but also very necessary. Here are a few tools

Dovetail Joint vs Dowel Joint

A dovetail joint differs is several ways from a dowel joint. While a dovetail joint uses tails and pins

Tips for Gluing a Dovetail Joint

When it comes to holding a dovetail joint together, using glue is one of the better options. While dovetail

Plate Joiner Safety Tips

Using a plate joiner is considered to be much safer than using traditional tools when making biscuit

Advantages of Using Dowel Joints

Dowel joints are a technique used primarily in woodworking where 2 pieces of wood are attached by a wooden

Using Different Kinds of Vises

Vises Safety Tips Always be sure to wear eye protection when hammering an object being held by

How to Make Tenon Joints

Tenon joints are among the strongest types of joints to be found, which is why they’re so common

6 Types of Dovetail Joints

Dovetail joints are used to join framing and panel sections. These joints are efficient and strong because

Tips for Cutting Mortise and Tenon Joints

Cutting mortise and tenon joints can form part of the process of many a woodwork project, enabling you