View RSS Feed


  1. What To Avoid When Picking Timber For Your Woodworking Project

    Starting any woodworking project requires good wood. Knots, twists and other damage to timber will mess up your project before you even get started.
    Hereís what to look for when buying individual pieces of wood.

    Get picky when buying wood (no matter what the grade) and donít just settle for whatís on top. Inspect boards looking from one end to the other and note any warping, twisting or splits. Pass on those that arenít ...
  2. Cashing in on Kitchen Cabinetry

    Click image for larger version. 

Name:	furniture-doors.jpg 
Views:	451 
Size:	16.5 KB 
ID:	10066As a cabinet manufacturer or woodworking industry specialist, you must be on top of the latest trends and designs for all types of living spaces.

    According to a report done by the American Institute of Architects, outdoor living has emerged as the most popular special function room among homeowners in the second quarter of 2014.

    With the popularity of outdoor kitchens only continuing to grow each year, shouldnít you be thinking about what ...
  3. Wood-polymer composite furniture with low flammability

    Name:  woodpolymerc.jpg
Views: 85
Size:  28.0 KB

    WPC board without (above) and with (below) flame-proofing

    Wood is a popular material in interior design, but its water absorbency limits its use in bathrooms, where natural wood easily becomes discolored or moldy.

    Fraunhofer scientists and partners have developed a wood-polymer composite material for furniture that is resistant to humidity and has low flammability.

    Resource-saving wood-polymer composites (WPCs) are the latest ...
  4. Tips on Hand Stripping Furniture

    Name:  sanding-wood.jpg
Views: 117
Size:  21.6 KB

    Directions for HAND Stripping.

    - Work with plenty of ventilation, safety goggles or glasses, and skin protection. Stay out of the direct sun and stay protected from wind or strong drafts if working outside.

    - Work in small areas starting at the top and working to the bottom of the piece. Apply a generous coat of gel remover. Brush on in one direction. Do not brush back and forth.

    - Use soft wood scrapers and/or Steel Wool ...
  5. Whatever Your Requirements, Onsrud Has a Solution

    Name:  C.R.-Onsrud.jpg
Views: 81
Size:  17.1 KB

    Striking out on his own, Charlie adapted the family cutting technology and know-how for the large, wood manufacturing industry located in the Southeastern, U.S. He started with one machine - the inverted router, a machine which is still sold today.

    As the opportunities to help streamline the production process, and offer more efficient machines arose, his company grew by providing specialized machines for the variety of needs within the industry. ...
  6. Turning a piece of wood into art

    Name:  continuum_TABLE.jpg
Views: 75
Size:  25.3 KB

    One of the oldest crafts in the world, woodworking can be described as the art of creating, with the help of tools, something out of different types of wood. In today's world the ancient craft has become a very popular hobby and a lucrative profession as well. Woodworking is for those who are looking for a relaxing and still exciting leisure time activity.

    As a hobby, woodworking can bring several hours of recreation and relaxation, but it is ...