STL254: Iron and oak (and maple?)

Laying a Slate Floor

There is little doubt that when used as a floor covering slate adds character and individuality to a room, though care must be taken in the choice of slate or else the end result from laying a slate floor in your home can be making a room look small and/ or dark. Slate can be installed on both traditional wooden or a cement slab floored houses, though prior to work commencing on a wooden floor house in Brisbane an inspection should be conducted to ensure there are no under-floor problems that could see the weight of the slate exasperate…

Woodturning Safety – Basic Equipment You Should Have and Use

While woodturning is one of the safest activities in the home workshop, it still uses power tools and sharp implements. Safety precautions should be taken to make a safe activity even safer. There are a few pieces of safety equipment that woodturners should own and use.

Woodturning Safety – What To Look For In A Sawbuck

Woodturning is a very safe part of the woodworking family of arts and crafts, however it uses power tools and sharp edges and carries a certain amount of risk. One of the areas of woodturning which has its own dangers is rough wood preparation, particularly in the area of faceplate work. A few simple rules and especially the use of an appropriate sawbuck will make the work much safer.

Woodturning Skills – Strengthen Them With Repetition

The craft of woodturning is a succession of skills that incorporate various cuts in various circumstances in various woods. It is the accumulation of these cuts that results in a work of art and craft. Such skills are best acquired over time with lots of practice. While such practice can be boring if undertaken as just a series of cuts, it can be far more enjoyable if gotten through a series of repetitive projects.

The Importance Of Finding The Right Octagon Table Plans

Constructing an octagon table can be a little overwhelming for the less experienced woodworker but with the right set of octagon table plans and some patients you could be well on your way to creating an incredible and unconventional piece of furniture. Octagon tables are not only unusual because of their shape but they also provide a great deal of functionality. A large table is comfortable enough for food and guests or spacious enough to incorporate card or board games into your busy schedule.

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