STL262: The old tool trinity




Wood Lathe Safety: Getting the Woodturner Ready To Turn

Woodworking is a reasonably dangerous hobby or occupation. By that, I mean that a bit of reason does a lot to remove many dangers. Wood lathes are among the safest of woodworking stationary tools because, unlike table and band saws, instead of wood heading into a moving blade, a hand held blade is directed into the moving wood. However, it is still necessary to do some basic preparation in order to ensure safety at the wood lathe.

Wood Lathe Safety: Keep Your Lathe In Good Condition

Power tools such as table saws and wood lathes are inherently dangerous although the wood lathe is likely one the safest of the larger power tools in the woodworking shop. Yet there are some considerations in the maintenance of a wood lathe that keep safety standards high.

The Benefits of Unpainted Kitchen Cabinets

If you are planning to renovate your kitchen cabinets, it is advisable that you choose unpainted kitchen cabinets, unfinished drawer boxes and drawer doors than to buy new cabinets because this can save you more money than the latter. Before buying cabinets that are not finished yet, you need to consider the design and structure that you want so you will already have an idea beforehand. You also need to consider the kind of woods you prefer since there are several varieties of woods that are available in the market.

Creating a Dowel Pin

The uses of a wood dowel are numerous. Learn how to use a hardwood dowel to create wooden dowel pins for joinery.

Plans for Furniture – Custom Shelving

One of the most sought after custom built items are shelves. Perhaps this is because people have such varying needs for shelves. Whether a free standing book shelf, closet shelves, or shelves to cover an entire wall, there are plans for furniture to accommodate.

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