How to Avoid Splintering and Tearing when Cutting Plywood
The thin layers of plywood can often splinter and chip when cut with a power saw, resulting in an ugly edge that looks like this: To prevent your cut line from tearing: 1. Always use an appropriate blade for plywood, and be sure that it’s sharp. The blade that came with your saw – whether you bought or rented it – is likely inadequate. 2. Be sure the good face of your plywood is closer to the outside of the blade. So on a table saw, the right side should be facing up, and when using a…
ToolGirl Mag Ruffman - Transferring Photo Images to Wood the EASY Way!
Use your computer printer to create photographic finishes on wood. No mess! No solvents! No modpodge! Get Mag's detailed instructions for creating photo bloc...
This dresser was inspired by the bedside table http://ana-white.com/2011/06/reclaimed-wood-look-bedside-table I loved the table but wanted to have a couple of dressers to fill in my bedroom. So I went on to create my own plan to complement the design and look of the night table.
AW Extra 2/21/13 - 10 Tricks for Tighter Joints - Popular Woodworking Magazine
10 Tricks for Tighter Joints By Luke Hartle 1. Cauls distribute pressure It’s not easy to get enough squeeze in the middle of a big box to force home dado or biscuit joints. Big cauls are the answer. A caul is simply a thick, straight board. I make my cauls from stiff wood, such as...
Secret Locks and Compartments, Woodworking Magic Tricks - The Wood Whisperer