Don’t Toss the Leftovers From Your Last Woodshop Project

July 1, 2015

When working with wood in Kansas City, it’s almost inevitable that you’ll have some leftovers after you finish a project. Many people will simply toss these leftovers. However, this is a huge waste, especially when considering the fact that you can use your wood leftovers for other purposes. The following are a few ideas for how

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How to Narrow Down Your Wood Choice When Planning a Project

May 20, 2015

There are a number of decisions that you’re going to have to make when you first begin a woodworking project, but one of the biggest factors of a successful project is the wood you pick to make it. The following are a few tips for choosing what type of wood you want to use: First

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Fascinating Way to Build Your Own Sawhorse

May 18, 2015

One of the great things about woodworking as a hobby is that there isn’t usually just one way to build something. You can find all kinds of different methods for building one project. For example, the following is a unique way to build a sawhorse. This particular sawhorse is built in a Japanese style. One

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Create a Spot for Your Scraps to Keep Your Workshop Organized

March 26, 2015
woodworking projects

One of the most important ways to keep your woodwork shop as functional and efficient as possible is to keep it organized. While organizing your tools shouldn’t be too difficult, keeping all of that scrap lumber organized can present a little bit more of a challenge. The following is a way that you can store

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Keep Your Lungs Safe With Air Filtration in Your Wood Shop

March 17, 2015
woodworking tips

The most important thing about working with wood in Kansas City is safety. Not only does this include safety in terms of tool-use, but also in making sure that your work shop is properly ventilated. All of that wood dust can cause long-term issues if you’re not careful. This is why we recommend the use

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Up Your Cabinet Making Game With Dado Joints

February 16, 2015
woodworking Kansas City

If you have had a little bit of experience building cabinets, then maybe it’s time to up your game a little bit by beginning to use dado joints. Dado joints have been used for hundreds of years to build both cabinets and bookshelves. They can be made using a jig and router, which will allow

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Storage Tips to Keep Your Tools Safe and Organized

January 30, 2015
tips for storing tools

One of the most important steps in making sure your workshop is safe and functional is the way in which you organize your workshop. The following are a few tips for storing your tools to make them easily accessible: French-fitting storage – There are a lot of advantages to using a French-fitting system. First of

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Make a Simple Step Stool for Your Home

January 14, 2015
tips for working with wood

If you’re looking to make a small piece of furniture that is relatively easy to build and that will add function to any part of your home, then we recommend starting off with a step stool. Step stools can be easily placed throughout the home and can come in real handy when trying to reach

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Store Your Excess Wood for Easy Access Later

November 25, 2014
working with wood in Kansas City

When you’re working on wood projects, odds are you end up with some scrap wood once you finish. Knowing how to store your scrap wood properly is important – it should be easily accessible when you need it for other projects. Storing scrap wood, wood off-cuts and salvaged wood, can be a difficult task. These

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How Biscuit Joiners Work

November 7, 2014
biscuit joiners

There are a lot of tools out there that are incredibly helpful if you are getting into woodworking. While there is a basic set of tools every casual woodworker needs, if you are serious about woodworking there are a few other tools you’ll want to invest in as well, such as the biscuit joiner. Biscuit

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