How To Make Wood Look Old And Gray

Making the new wood board looked old and gray in color tone.

Many furniture and homeowners prefer a natural grey and old looks for some of their outdoor and indoor furniture. Such preference is not something new, for the old and shabby-chic shade on furniture pieces has been popular for a long time. Besides, this weathered and vintage look of furniture elicits a natural appearance, devoid of … Read more

What is a Compound Miter Cut?

Making miter compound cut on wood board.

As a tyro woodworker, you will come to a point wherein you would need to make a compound miter cut for your projects. If it is your first time making such a cut, you might get confused about how to do it. Thus, it will help to understand what a compound miter cut is so … Read more

What Is A Bevel Cut?

Making bevel cut on wood with miter saw.

As you kickstart your woodworking career, you will soon get acquainted with the different woodworking cuts like the rip cut, cross-cut, miter cut, and bevel cut. Of course, you might be familiar with most of these types of cuts, but with the bevel cuts, you might get confused, as many other beginners would often do. … Read more

How to Seal Acrylic Paint on Wood

Applying acrylic white paint on the wood board.

As time goes by, there would be flaking and cracking on the painted wood if it is not done correctly. Woods are usually exposed to direct sunlight, and if they were not painted or prepared correctly, expect that they are prone to peeling and chipping effects. For a more lasting lifespan for your wood, it … Read more

Which Grit Sandpaper for Deck Sanding?

Sanding deck surfaces with 100-grit sandpaper.

One crucial step in staining your deck is the sanding process. Sanding your deck before applying a stain is an excellent way to enhance the smoothness of the finish. Besides, you will indeed get the preparation right if you use the right tools and the appropriate sanding grit when sanding the deck. With the correct … Read more

How to Restain Cedar Siding

Harsh cedar siding that need to restain.

Using cedar for your exterior home sidings might be one of your best options to provide your home with a rustic but elegant look. Yet, cedarwood is not entirely impervious to the effects of harsh external elements like UV light and moisture. So, if you opt for cedar sidings, you might as well prepare yourself … Read more