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Different Types of Wood Turning Chisels

Wood turning is a specific form of woodworking that involves turning the wood you’re working on via a lathe. A lathe can be easiest understood as a rotisserie for wood. By using a lathe, woodworkers can easily create shapes like table legs, lamps and bowls. Woodworkers need more than the lathe, however. They also need […]

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Green Wood VS Dry Wood

If you ask most woodworkers whether they’d rather work green wood or dry wood, the majority of them will choose the latter. Dry wood comes with far fewer problems. While you can certainly achieve amazing results by working with green wood, the process can be one filled with anxiety as you nervously anticipate its eventual […]

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Common Hand Carving Tools

If you’re just beginning in hand carving, it’s best to be patient. People spend years as beginners and the process is fraught with frustration at times. One way to help your chances, of course, is by using the right tools. Read on for a list and descriptions of the most common hand carving tools. Chip […]

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Must Have Protective & Safety Gear for the DIY Lover

If you enjoy doing the job yourself then you understand the importance of your construction equipment. Each piece of construction equipment in your garage or work truck has a very specific purpose and job to do. Serious DIY people take their gear seriously and take the time to make sure they are properly using and […]

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The Art of Wood Turning

photo credit: wwarby via photopin cc Craftsman from all over the world use their skills and knowledge to create a variety of specialized items, imaginative art, and decorative practical art forms to produce amazing items. Some of the items are made to be aesthetically pleasing while others offer a practical solution in a decorative design. […]

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The Top 5 Bench Top Bandsaws

Are you currently looking for the best bench top band saw on the market? If you are, then you know the sheer number of options out there can be overwhelming. When you are choosing a bandsaw, one of the things that you will have to consider is going to be the size. Larger bench top […]

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Choosing the Right Spirit Level

Spirit levels are incredibly useful tools that help you determine if a surface is level or if it is askew. You have a wide range of choices when it comes to choosing a spirit level for your construction project. Not all spirit levels are the same and not all of them are 100% accurate. Some […]

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Basic Power Tool Care and Maintenance

Your power tools can last a long time. They can even last a lifetime in some cases. However, this requires that you care for those tools properly. With the right maintenance and care, you will be able to have a beautiful set of tools that functions perfectly for years to come. Here are some tips […]

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Guide to The Best Dremel Tool Attachments

The Dremel tool is one of the handiest and simplest to use power tools in any toolbox today. Those who don’t already own a Dremel rotary tool are missing quite a bit of the fun and convenience that they can offer. Originally developed by Albert J. Dremel in the 1930s, these tools have come a […]

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Miter Saw Safety Tips

Miter Saw’s are a highly useful power tool and can make short work of difficult cuts and angles, however if not operated correctly, it can result in a poor finished product and possible injury to the operator. Miter saw’s feature a very sharp blade revolving at high speeds and pose a serious danger to the […]

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