When Was the First Nails Invented?

The history and the inventions of nails.

The other day, I was doing a couple of nailing when my little nephew suddenly asked: “When was the nail got invented?” I could not quickly reply because I was so engrossed in what I was doing (but I actually didn’t know the exact date). But the little boy was insistent. So, I casually remarked, … Read more

Best Coping Jigs for Crown Molding

Different types of crown molding coping jigs.

You might be looking and marveling at how some woodworkers effortlessly install those intricate crown moldings. But frankly speaking, installing those crown moldings might look easy. Yet, its installation indeed requires skills and techniques. If you are a tyro in woodworking, you need to learn those skills and techniques to be a well-rounded woodworker. Besides, … Read more

What Are Brad Nails Used For?

Features and design of a brad nail.

As you kickstart your woodworking career, you will soon learn that nails come in various types. You’ll find common nails, box nails, roofing nails, finishing nails, cut nails, spiral flooring nails, and many other types of nails. Yet, one nail would strike you most as having an unusual name. This nail is Brad nail which could make … Read more