How to Cut Plywood with Circular Saw

Using Circular saw to cut plywood.

In my long years of woodworking, I have learned that there are basically four things every aspiring woodworker needs to know when cutting plywood. First, you need accurate measurements to come up with precise cuts. You also need the right tool, like the circular saw, when cutting sheets. Moreover, you need to be cognizant of … Read more

How to Use a Miter Saw to Cut Angles

Cutting bevel angles with miter saw.

Imagine you have been trying to cut angles on your workpieces, and you have already marked with utmost precision the lines of cut. But when you cut along the lines using your handsaw and set the pieces together, the pieces still do not fit together well. Well, such a thing usually happens, for handsaws are … Read more

What is Dado Cut?

Sample of a clean dado cut on wood board.

A friend of mine asked me last month about how to make dado cuts, so I promised him I would show him how to do it in my workshop. Tagging him along to my workshop, I introduced him to the world of dado making using different tools. He surely benefited from my tutorials, and I … Read more

What is Miter Saw Used for?

Miter saw in the workshop.

Sometime around the last quarter of 2015, I was just like you—an aspiring woodworker—who was raring to build my first workshop. One question I had then was what primary tool I would buy to jumpstart my woodworking projects. Fortunately, an expert woodworker told me first to buy a miter saw. Taking a cue from his advice, I … Read more

Best Table Saws for Small Shop

Compact and portable table saws that suitable for small space.

Even if you’re just starting out in woodworking in small workshop or compact working space, you still needs a table saw. You don’t want one of the most vital pieces of equipment missing from your shop! Any DIY enthusiast can benefit from one.  So, if you need a table saw fit for your workshop’s size, … Read more

Types of Chisel in Woodworking

Various types of woodworking chisels.

If you’re in woodworking, you should know what chisels are. If you’re new to the entire thing, chisels are simple to explain. It’s a long, metallic bar with one sharp end for cutting. On the other end, you can find wood, plastic, or other durable handles.  However, you won’t find the chisel you want with … Read more

Best Waterproofing for Pressure-treated Wood

There are times the wood we’ve got doesn’t hold up. To make it functional and equipped with adequate strength, you can pressure-treat wood as your best bet. After, it can support anything heavy during construction. Even if it’s pressure-treated, you still need to provide the wood’s protection especially the waterproofing protection that also prioritize decay, … Read more