How To Fix A Wobbly Chair Leg 

Driving screw into the joint of a chair leg.

Wood tables and chairs are among the most attractive pieces of furniture available. These furnishings are frequently passed down from generation to generation, becoming much-loved and used family treasures due to their natural beauty and warm tones. Normal wear and tear can eventually make the legs unsteady. Chair legs that are loose create discomfort and … Read more

What is a Piano Hinge?

Uses of piano hinge in woodworking.

One important invention of humans that you would seldom think of as important is the hinge. Since hinges do not take the limelight, you rarely notice them unless your door gets jammed, and you need to replace its damaged hinges. Until then, your door hinges stay unnoticed and unassuming. Hinges, of course, are valuable because … Read more

How to Use a Miter Box

Using miter box and hand saw to cut 45 and 90 degree angles.

Many newbie woodworkers might not have heard of the miter box, for they are more familiar with the modern-day miter saw machine. Yet, the miter box had its heyday, and it once held a high place in the pantheon of woodworking tools. For hundreds of years, it was the only tool used to make perfect … Read more

15 Best Woodworking YouTube Channels 2022

Top Woodworking and carpentry youtubers.

A woodworker’s skill is fascinating to experience, and there is something extraordinary about watching a skilled carpenter construct anything from nothing out of a single piece of wood. For anyone seeking unlimited access to woodworking instruction, YouTube is an excellent place to begin their search for information. Simply searching on the subject matter, you want … Read more

What is Bridle Joint?

Cutting bridle joint by hand.

If you know what a mortise and tenon joint is, the bridle joint needs no introduction! They are similar joints in terms of construction. Basically, a bridle joint is when you join together two wood pieces with ends that accept and receive one another. Once joined, they form a corner!  In contrast, a mortise and … Read more

What is a Woodworking Jig?

Different types of simple woodworking jigs.

When engaging in repetitive cutting or drilling tasks, you need to maintain the accuracy and repeatability of your cuts and drills. There is no other tool. However, that can help you achieve such accuracy than the woodworking jig. The woodworking jig is a custom-made type of device that you can use to control the motion … Read more