Most Challenging Woodworking Projects

Woodworker joining complicated table wood pieces.

You will never improve your woodworking skills if you only choose those projects you are comfortable doing. You need to challenge yourself and engage in woodworking projects beyond your comfort zones. In this way, you can raise your woodworking skills a notch higher and expand your woodworking repertoire.  But if ever you decide to engage … Read more

Best Wood Material for Shelves

Different types of wooden shelves.

One of the most important aspects of any home is the shelves and cabinets. These are the foundations from which everything else hangs, and they need to be sturdy.  A shelving system is a great way to smarten up a room without spending a fortune, and many different materials can be used for shelves. The … Read more

How Does A Floating Shelf Work?

Flat wooden panel floating shelf.

There’s something about floating shelves that just makes any room feel polished, right? It may also feel like there’s some kind of magic behind its support system. But how exactly do they work? More importantly, can you DIY one yourself?  What Are Floating Shelves? Floating shelves are typically found in homes with a deep craving … Read more

Types of Shelf Brackets

Different types and styles of brackets for wood shelf.

One essential component you will surely need when making a shelf is brackets. Shelf brackets usually get categorized according to shapes and made. You will find, for example, wooden brackets, and they are pretty common. Besides, wooden brackets are perfect for supporting wooden shelves, and they also come in various styles and designs. You will … Read more

Guide on Nailing Tongue and Groove Flooring

Are you spending time trying to figure out how to nail the tongue-and-groove flooring? Well, the same thing happened to me several years ago when I was trying to work out how to install the 3/4″ tongue-and-groove prefinished oak flooring. For this reason, I am putting together this simple guide on how to nail tongue-and-groove … Read more

Best Finishes for Kitchen Table

Walnut warm color tone finish on the kitchen table top.

Using the right finish for your kitchen table can bring out its elegance and natural warmth. Besides, the right finish can give your kitchen table long-term protection from damages. Finishes, however, provide varying hues and levels of protection for wooden kitchen tables. As such, you need to carefully choose the appropriate finish to maximize protection … Read more