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  • Glue tips for woodworking.

    I have received a number of questions about woodworking and glue so this segment touched on a few basics of gluing boards together.What is the difference between white and yellow glue?Not much in terms of strength. The real difference is that yellow glue will set faster and allow you to remove t...
  • Trimming a sticking door.

    Maria has a door that sticks and she is tired of having to use her hip to open the door, especially in the summer time. So let's look at a few tips about un-sticking doors.It is best to work at the time when it sticks the most. For Maria that is the summer time when the humidity is highest a...
  • Speciality tools -- things you may not have even known existed

    What do you do with the wood plane in the first photo? Not only does the base adjust to different curves, but can be reversed for outside curves. This is the standard plane for making barrel staves and wagon wheels. Although I have never made a wagon wheel I have used it for finishing off ...
  • Making and adjusting Slots, Grooves and Dados

    In woodworking a slot is a channel usually made to receive another piece. It is either designed to be a tight fit to hold something together like shelving or T&G flooring, or a sliding fit to permit things to move. A little research on vocabulary will tell us that a dado is a slot cut a...
  • Important precautions for installing large tiles

    The world of tiles is changing rapidly.  Twenty years ago we generally had a range of tile sizes from 1 ft x 1 ft down to tiny mosaic tiles.  This made tiling relatively simple because slight changes in the flatness of the surface could be adjusted for at the next grout line.  In fact that is...