4 Disadvantages Of Rough Sawn Lumber And How You Can Work Around It
Feb13

4 Disadvantages Of Rough Sawn Lumber And How You Can Work Around It

Though you may have heard the term ‘rough sawn lumber,’ it’s quite likely that you don’t really know what that means. So, let’s define it. Really, this refers to lumber that isn’t yet finished before it’s shipped to be sold. It is kept rough intentionally and must be dried, planed or dressed as the recipient wishes. What exactly happens is that lumber when processed at a mill, sawing it of its...

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How To Make A Recurve Bow
Feb03

How To Make A Recurve Bow

People interested in learning how to make a recurve bow often do it to save money by making it themselves, while others prefer to have a customized bow. Whatever your reasons may be, making your own bow is sure to teach you a lot about archery. Prepare yourself: First, get to know the different parts of a recurve bow. For this, look for plans and diagrams that show you how to build your own recurve bow. You can get these online or at...

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15 Easy DIY 2×4 Woodworking Projects
Jan17

15 Easy DIY 2×4 Woodworking Projects

One solid reason why 2x4s are popular is that they are easily available for woodworking projects. This makes them inexpensive to buy and easy to work with. Imagine, they can easily be cut into small pieces or used to make projects of different sizes including furniture. An important factor you should know about 2x4s is that they don’t measure 2×4. In fact, when you see them at home improvement stores, you will find that...

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9 Homemade Laminate Floor Cleaners
Dec23

9 Homemade Laminate Floor Cleaners

Laminate flooring is preferred for its colour choices, low maintenance, durability and price over other types of flooring. However, it loses its shine as time passes, due to dirt and grime building up. You can’t wax this floor as you would a wood floor, nor can you use a soapy product because that will dull your flooring. But you know that if you had a good homemade laminate floor cleaner, it would definitely make a huge...

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How to Remove Baseboards
Dec05

How to Remove Baseboards

Are you repainting your room? To achieve a more professional look, it would help if you first take off the baseboards. However, if you try to remove the baseboards of your room with a pry bar, you will definitely damage the drywall and the trim. You might want to reuse the baseboard or replace it, no matter what you decide, taking off the baseboards with care would go a long way. Here’s how to remove baseboards. In fact, this...

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How to Remove Nails From Wood
Nov30

How to Remove Nails From Wood

Removing nails from wood might seem like an easy thing to do, but little do people know that there are so many techniques involved to make it easy and perfect. There are various ways of removing nails from different materials like wood, concrete and metal. Depending on the material chosen to work with and the latter’s age, a nail can be either fitted or removed. So if you are wondering how to remove nails from wood, here are...

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