Tools

Description and Uses of a Thickness Planer and for what job is the planer used for.

Short Description: A thickness planer can be used to obtain boards of even thickness which are also completely flat on both sides. The new generation of surface planers replacethe old handheld models and are equipped with a planing platform which gives you lumber of uniform thickness using manual or electronic adjustments. A planer cuts wood into the desired thickness, while creating…

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Wood Clamps

Wood is a remarkable material. It’s widely available, handsome, and immensely diverse. Many of its varieties can easily be cut, sculpted, bored, and otherwise shaped in a hundred different ways. Wood can be fastened to metal, plastic, or other pieces of wood, using nails or screws. But the most miraculous of its tricks, at least…

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Table Saws

THE DIFFERENT TABLE SAW TYPES One of the easiest ways to become acquainted with table saws is to learn their basic types. This was a lesson I wasn’t aware of when I started my research, so I had my work cut out for me. First of all, based on their portability, there are two basic…

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How to use a Block Plane

Block Planes Block planes are the workhorses of the shop. Like our Low Angle Bench Planes, these planes all have the blade bevel up. All of our Block planes have the blade bedded at 12°, with the exception of the No. 101 Violin Maker’s Plane, which is bedded at 20°. We grind a 25° bevel…

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Chip Carving!

What Exactly is Chip Carving? Chip Carving Wood Chip Carving is representative of the Chipping Away style; it has a history of use in decorating various wood household objects including furniture, and in creating wholly creative pieces. Although the finished chip carved pieces often display an intricacy and beauty one may think is attainable only…

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Wood Working Projects For Kids

It is enormously therapeutic to be occupied with a wood working project. If you are not a carpenter by trade, it is very relaxing to come home from whatever you do, but especially if you are an office worker, and make something with your hands. Woodworking projects are pleasurable and rewarding and after the project…

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Cool Beginner Tool

If you are thinking about making some shelves, this tool can save time and it does a great job.  Look into the Kreg Jig K4 Pocket Hole System. What a timesaver and it performs beautifully.  For all those butt joints this could be your answer. I made some nice end tables.  Look at the pics. It…

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Basic Tools

Basic tool kit for a beginning woodworker Since this is a basic tool package no heavy-duty machinery is included below. You can purchase these, as you need them. Hopefully soon. First, purchase a nice, basic toolbox. This provides a proper place to keep everything stored and it’s easy to take to the project. You will…

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Plasma TV stand A Very Useful Piece Of Furniture.

Plasma stands are available in different materials, sizes and styles to suit your most peoples needs.They are designed specifically to hold your plasma screen Televisions and LCD televisions. They are the perfect way to show off your new plasma TV or LCD TV. A TV stand can be very simple or you can go for…

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Sun City Texas Woodworkers Include Women

Traditionally, woodshops have been the haven and realm of men but woodworkers are no longer just men. In Sun City Texas a number of women have not been afraid to pick up a saw or work a lathe. In fact, the new club president is a woman! Like all new members of the Sun City…

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