Can You Use Non Pressure Treated Wood Outside?

non-pressure treated wood lumbar outdoor.

Have you ever wondered what will happen to non-pressure treated wood if you leave them to the harsh elements of the outdoors? I guess you will say that they would not last for several years without exhibiting cracks and checking on their surface. Yet, the answer to this question is not as easy as it … Read more

Can You Paint MDF Furniture?

Apply paint finish on the mdf furniture.

Knowledge is power, and the more you understand something, the better you can handle it. This mantra is very much applicable even in the simple act of painting MDF materials, for before you even paint MDF, you need to understand its properties. MDF, of course, is an acronym for Medium Density Fiberboards. These fiberboards are … Read more

Types of Particle Board

Stack of wood particle board stored in the warehouse.

The good thing about modern-day woodworking is that there are several engineered wood products you can choose from for your woodworking projects. One such wood product is particleboard. The particleboard is also referred to as chipboard because it came from wood chips combined with synthetic resin and other binder substances. These combined materials are then pressed and … Read more

How To Store Lumber To Prevent Warping

Methods of storing lumber wood.

Do you work with wood frequently? Are you in the lumber manufacturing business? Then knowing how to store lumber without it warping is a skill that will come in handy. Although wood generally tends to age well on its own, poor storage conditions can quickly destroy it. This may not only lead to the loss … Read more

Best Wood To Use For Cutting Boards

Finished cutting board wood.

The cutting or chopping board is one of the most sought-after items in the kitchen. It serves as a versatile tool for food preparation, serving, and other rigorous kitchen work. With these roles alone, creating a cutting board is a challenge in woodworking, and so is meeting the demand and requirements for a quality wood … Read more