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Top 10 Wood Finishing Tips

Do you want to know how to get a wonderful finish to your wood on your next project? Take a look at these top wood finishing tips for silky smooth, attractive wood. You can create the ultimate finishing touch for excellent wood with these ideas. What’s your favorite way to create an outstanding wood finish? […]

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9 of the Best Wood Projects For The Home And Garden

The best thing about woodworking is you can make great things for your home and garden. Everything you make is crafted by you and has your own individual mark on it – no one else will have something quite like it. The beauty of woodworking is you can choose to make something complex and intricate […]

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How to Prepare Pallets For DIY Projects

Pallets are great for woodworking and DIY. They are usually free or very inexpensive, and they work well in numerous DIY projects. But make sure that you know how to prepare pallets properly – some pallets may not be suitable for DIY without some work. Find out how to prepare pallets for use as furniture, […]

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How to Choose the Right Wood For Your Project

Many beginner woodworkers make the mistake of thinking all wood is the same. Wood is wood, right? Sure, there are more expensive woods than others but that is probably the only factor to consider. Wrong. Being able to choose the right wood is a very important part of the woodworking project. Whether you are making […]

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How to Make Furniture from Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed wood is an excellent material for constructing fine furniture pieces. Not only is reclaimed wood cheap, it is also extremely attractive and you can get excellent results when you make furniture from reclaimed wood. Reclaimed wood is readily available. And the choice of furniture pieces is also large. You just need to decide what […]

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8 Ways to Be a Better Woodworker

Do you want to be a better woodworker? Starting out as a beginner in any craft is always hard and the learning curve is steep but there are some ways you can make the journey easier. Find out how to be better at your craft and, crucially, enjoy it to the upmost. Here are some […]

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9 Tips to Remove Odors from Wood

Reclaimed wood can often take on a scent – and that scent is often unwelcome. Furniture made from reclaimed or old wood usually has some sort of odor. Many times, this odor is somewhat musty and can even prevent you from enjoying the piece of furniture. How can you remove odors from wood you want […]

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Tools

13 Essential Woodworking Tools You Need for DIY

You only need a few woodworking tools to start off in DIY wood projects. The essential woodworking tools will help you create memorable projects out of new wood and scrap wood, and they are easily found. A basic set of woodworking tools allows you to start working with wood and experiment creating wooden objects for […]

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How to Make 11 Simple Wood Projects For Your Home

It’s simple and quick to create something memorable from wood. Take a look at these simple wood projects for gifts and for brightening up your own home. Work on quick and easy wood projects using scrap wood and reclaimed wood. Make your own kitchenware and home decoration – it’s all easy with a little time […]

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Easy Ways to Clean Reclaimed Wood

Reclaimed wood is gorgeous, full of character – and usually very dirty. The first step to using reclaimed wood in a DIY or woodworking project is to get the wood in tip-top condition and clean reclaimed wood so it glows. And that means cleaning it well. Reclaimed wood looks stunning when it’s treated right. Find […]

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15 Artistic Wood Projects for Your Home

Wood is a wonderful material for creating truly artistic DIY projects. Work with rustic wood to make these eye-catching, artistic wood projects for the bedroom, living room, study, and garden. Create stunning shelving, pictures frames, desk tidies, and more with just a few offcuts of wood or reclaimed wood. It’s cheap and easy to create […]

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