DIY Birdhouse Plans from Scrap Wood

DIY Birdhouse

Having a home for your feathered friends will encourage the birds to keep visiting your backyard. If you have a garden, you want to attract birds to establish a healthy balance. Birds consume thousands of insects, especially in the spring when they’re feeding their young. To help support this environment, I’m made DIY Birdhouse Plans from scrap wood. If you …

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Why Do I Get Blade Marks From a Table Saw Cut?

Saw blade marks

A table saw is made to give you a clean, professional cut, right? So what should you do when you notice blade marks from your table saw? In this article, I will share some tips and tricks to avoid ugly marks from table saws.  Your table saw will create blade marks for several reasons. You could have a dull blade …

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Why Does Random Orbital Sander Leave Swirl Marks?

The random orbital sander is versatile in the workshop. However, after staining a freshly sanded project, you may notice some ugly swirl marks. In this article, I will explain why does random orbital sander leave swirl marks and how you can prevent them.  A random orbital sander can leave swirl marks due to poor quality sandpaper, improper technique, or an …

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What is Plywood Made of?

Plywood

Plywood is incredibly popular; however, it’s also mysterious. If you’ve ever wondered what plywood is made of, then this article is for you. By the end of this guide, you’ll have a better understanding of what plywood is, how it’s manufactured, and what it can do for you. Plywood consists of at least three layers or lamins of real wood. These layers …

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5 Best Honing Oil Substitutes

alternatives to honing oil

If you have a sharpening stone at home, you can do a lot of things with it. It can be used for woodworking or even for something as simple as sharpening your dull knives at home. Whatever your sharpening stone might be for, one of the things you need to know is that you have to use honing oil on …

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