Wood and Supplies

This section features advice on working with wood including lumber & sheet goods, wood species, and wood figure. You'll Also find tips on veneer & inlay, sanding, wood glue, fasteners, and wood finishes.

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European Hinges
A simple guide to choosing and installing hinges.
Installing Quadrant Hinges
Rout the recesses right to hold a lid upright. Here’s how.
Put the Squeeze on Excess Glue
Squeeze-out defines any well-glued joint. Follow these tips to avoid overlooked spots of dried glue showing up during finishing.
Hidden Gems at the Home Center
Look beyond the 2x4s and plumbing fixtures to find the woodworking supplies you want and need.

More Wood and Supplies

Piano Hinge Alignment
Installing a long piano hinge generally frustrates me. Got any suggestions?
How much does it cost to fell an 'urban tree'?
The old maple tree that fell in my backyard, but all the sawyers I’ve called seem reluctant to come mill it for me. Should I have to pay for their equipment if a blade breaks?
Epoxy: Still Gluing Strong After All These Years

Learn how this versatile adhesive can play an important supporting role in your woodworking.