DIY Shelving Systems
Shelving

DIY Shelving Systems

If your shelving requirements vary and you need the flexibility of being able to move the shelves up or down, or if you need to be able to add cabinets or cupboards, but you are not sure where or at what level, then you need an adjustable shelving system. Basically, most systems consist of metal…

Wood Finishing Tips
Finishing Wood

Wood Finishing Tips

When using stains and varnishes, the technique depends on the type of material. Board finishing The plywood facing of blockboard and the surface of pine-board can be stained, polished or varnished without preparation other than sanding. This also applies, of course, to veneered chipboard and plywood, but plain chipboard needs some degree of filling, or…

Basic Woodworking Joints
Joining

Basic Woodworking Joints

There are many cases where joints such as the mortise and tenon, used for table and chair legs, are still necessary in spite of modern resin adhesives. However, the strength of traditional woodworking joints is enhanced by a resin bond. Mortise and tenon joint This is used for framed-up constructions including door and cupboard frames,…