Category: Woodworking Tips

  • How To Keep Wood Carvings From Splitting (6 Effective Ways)

    How To Keep Wood Carvings From Splitting (6 Effective Ways)

    Are you frustrated with your beloved wood carvings splitting and cracking over time? Splitting is a common issue caused by the uneven drying of wood, creating unwanted stress within the material. Here are the 6 proven methods to keep your wood carvings from splitting: Understanding Wood Carving and Splitting Issues Carving wood is a beautiful…

  • How To Plane Wood Without A Planer (7 Ways That WORK 2023)

    How To Plane Wood Without A Planer (7 Ways That WORK 2023)

    Are you eager to start a woodworking project, but lack an essential tool – the planer? I know that frustration all too well; after tackling this obstacle myself and researching extensively, I’ve found that there’s more than one way to achieve that smooth finish. This article will guide you through seven effective methods of planing…

  • How To Fix A Screw Hole That Is Too Big? 15 Ways That Work!

    How To Fix A Screw Hole That Is Too Big? 15 Ways That Work!

    Screw holes are often taken for granted. And I realized that yesterday when one of my shelves started sagging due to the screw holes getting loose. I have often resorted to the classic toothpick method to fix wide screw holes, but this time I saw an opportunity. I decided to test as many different solutions…

  • Ever Wonder Why Sawdust Smells So Good?

    Ever Wonder Why Sawdust Smells So Good?

    While scent is a very subjective sense, a lot of people find the smell of sawdust appealing, even to the point of sawdust scented colognes being created. But what makes this unlikely substance so appealing? Why does sawdust smell so good? It’s hard to say why we like the smell of sawdust since there hasn’t…

  • Does Lowes Cut Plywood? Their Response In 2023!

    Does Lowes Cut Plywood? Their Response In 2023!

    I was shopping for Wood at Lowes the other day and saw a board that I could barely lift, let alone put in my car. Since the project was a side table, I didn’t need the wood to be a large sheet. I just couldn’t find smaller panels of the same thickness. At that point…

  • Do Ikea Bed Frames Fit Standard Mattresses? I Show All

    Do Ikea Bed Frames Fit Standard Mattresses? I Show All

    IKEA bed frames are very stylish and are often designed to match a wide range of interior aesthetics. But despite complementing decor from all around the world, these bed frames are not very size-friendly to non-IKEA mattresses. IKEA Bed Frames do not fit standard mattresses, except in very few instances. It is best not to…