Disassemble A Pallet the Easy Way

Wood Pallets are Free, but a pain to disassemble. I have taken apart many a pallet over the years and it is not always an easy task.  Of course, I try and take them apart nail by nail and then eventually get

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Wood Scraps – What to do with them.

I have a pile of wood scraps. If you have been woodworking for awhile, you are bound to have a pile of wood scraps.  If you are like me, I tend to keep even the smallest piece, just in case.  I am

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Old Woodworking Marking Gauge

Whats a woodworking marking gauge? I just love this series from David Stanton where is his looking into his great grandfathers woodworking tool box.  I always learn something new about tools from his videos This video is about Marking Gauges.  When I

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5 Easy Woodworking Projects

5 Easy Woodworking Projects Jack Houweling put together 5 of his easy woodworking projects in a video. Now you may not want to do all of them or in some cases do not have the equipment to do it.  I especially liked

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How to Clean Your Hook-and-Loop Pad

Cleaning Your Sander’s Hook-and-Loop Pad. One of the things that always happens is that the loops on my sander get clogged with sawdust.  Now, I bought one of these with a vacuum attachment thinking that that would never happen.  Well I was

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Low Horses – A shorter version of the Saw Horse

How about building a Low Horse? I use saw horses a lot when I am working with large pieces of lumber or on a big project. One of my problems with smaller items is that my work bench is either cluttered or

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Beginners Woodworking Tools – Chisels and Gouges

An Introduction to Chisels And Gouges At some point when you are working with wood, you will use a Chisel and possible a Gouge. Both do the same function of taking off slivers up to big chunks of wood.  The basic difference

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Beginner Woodworking Tools

What Tools do you need to Start? I loved this video about the tools you need to start. We all talk about starting with hand tools, me included, but we are in the 21st century as Steve points out and power tools

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