Now your through-dovetail jig has no limits.
How to affordably breathe new life into a kitchen using tools and skills you already have.
Most power tools run well over the 85-dB threshold that will result in hearing impairment with prolonged exposure. Fortunately, a simple solution exists: hearing protection.
Often considered just a rough carpentry tool, a circular saw also works well in a woodshop for breaking down sheet goods and crosscutting boards to length. Follow these guidelines to get good results.
Computer numerically controlled routers do a lot of work quickly and precisely.
Most cans of finish list optimal drying times as if we all lived in San Diego: a temperature of 70°F and 70 percent relative humidity. (See label below.) But for the rest of us—in the arid Southwest, the muggy Southeast, the temperature-extreme Midwest or East Coast—how can we ensure that our finishes dry quickly, smooth, and dust-free?
Colorful, durable, and easy to apply, plastic laminate transforms any project’s appearance. Make a medium-density fiberboard (MDF) tabletop look like granite or quartz. Use light-colored laminate to brighten the interior of a cabinet, or add eye-catching color to children’s furniture. Here’s what you need to know to apply this versatile covering.
Apply these truths for better results from the get-go.