Rescue Project: A Face-lift for Old Oak Doors

For nearly 100 years the thick oak pocket doors separated living and dining space in a charming craftsman style home. But the years and several different owners’ taste in interior finishes had not been kind to these once proud examples of turn-of-the-century...

Wood Finishing with Shellac

Want a safe, non-toxic finish on your project? Finishing or refinishing your woodworking project with Shellac gives you the both of best worlds: A beautiful (superior clarity) and an environmentally friendly finish. Shellac is perfect for antique restoration,...

Painting Kitchen Cabinets – A quick and simple update

Update a dreary and dim kitchen by giving it new color with a coat of paint. It’s a swift and simple solution that requires no construction or other major undertaking. a wonderful alternative to buying new cabinetry. Select Your Painting Alternative You can...

Veneering with Contact Cement

There are a number of ways to apply wood veneer to a substrate. If you prefer a fast, convenient method that doesn’t require a lot of special equipment, good results can be achieved with contact cement and a few hand tools. With a few tips, the process is...

Shop Project: Adding A Router Extension To Your Table Saw

Adding a router-table extension to your contractor-style table saw is fairly easy to accomplish – simply remove the metal extension that’s there now, and then build and bolt this one into place. Important note: This table was built for a specific 10″ saw...
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