Choose the Right Glue for the Job

Which Glue do I use? I get this question around the house when something is broken or I am working on a #woodworking project.  Which #Glue do I use? So not all glue is created equal.  You need to choose the correct

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Getting the Most from your Combination Square

A Combination Square.  A Must Have Tool. There are some tools that you should not live with out and the #combination square is one of them.  Get a good quality one as it will last a life time and the cheaper ones

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Floral Woodworking Centerpiece with Tulips

I just Love Woodworking with 2×4 Lumber. Every time I go to the lumber store to see whats available, I look at some of the prices for oak, walnut or even beech and shake my head at the price. I just finished

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Clean sandpaper using an old shoe?

A Shoe to Clean Sandpaper??? #Sandpaper can clog up pretty quick in my shop and I have a crepe block that I got from Lee Valley to clean it up. When I saw this video from Izzy, I had to laugh.  I

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Jumbo Tape Dispenser

Where did I put the tape? I have tape for wrapping pipes, green tape for painting, carpet tape for holding wood together, duct tape and I am sure a few others. So they are all sitting in a box on a ledge

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DIY Industrial House Numbers

A Different way to Show Your House Numbers The numbers on my house are old and faded and its time to upgrade them.  So the choices are Plastic, Wood, Metal or whatever my local hardware store has. I ran across this idea

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Good Wood Joints

What Woodworking Joint to Use. I found this wood joint chart on a Russian site and thought it would be interesting to some.   Curated from Good Wood Joints  

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Tackle Fractions in Woodworking the Easy Way

Metric does have its Advantages. Here in Canada we swapped from the Imperial system to Metric a long time ago.  Being brought up on Imperial I still have issues thinking how long a metre is compared to a yard.  But slowly but

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8 money saving handyman and woodworking hacks

8 Great Woodworking Tricks. Izzy always is a joy to watch and usually has tips that make #woodworking much easier. In this video, he shows us 8 simple tips to make our projects less frustrating. Use a nail in your #drill to

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Cardboard Stands Save Woodworking Effort

  Painting trim made easy. I ran across this the other day from the WoodWorkers Journal and thought duh.  Why didn’t I think of that. I always struggled when painting or priming #moulding and how to do it all at once.  I

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