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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What is MDF used for?

MDF Boards

MDF is a versatile material. While MDF isn’t necessarily what every woodworker dreams about, this product performs well when properly applied. In this article, I’m going to share what is MDF used for. People typically use MDF for indoor projects like cabinets and bookshelves. It has a smooth finish that is easy to paint. It’s also easy to cut and …

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What is the Difference Between Brad and Finish Nails?

brad vs finish nails

When it comes to precise nailing, it can be difficult to choose between brad and finish nails. However, there is a difference – an important one. In this article, we’ll go over what you need to know.  Brad nails have a smaller gauge than finish nails making them suited for detail work. Finish nails are also small gauged nails; however, …

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