Box and framework construction

There are two main types of construction in woodwork. One is box construction in which the project is mainly composed of sheet materials which are fastened together without being attached to a framework. The other is frame construction in which lighter panels are supported on a framework. As this framework is made rigid by the … Read more

Joining up and adding Door Furniture

Self-locking Joins Some home improvement projects involve the joining of timber. A professional carpenter will scorn to use anything that is not self-locking; that is to say, when one piece is fitted into another it stays put and needs only the addition of adhesive, with or without nails or screws, to prevent it from sliding … Read more