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Applying Enamel Wood Undercoat Gives Uniform Topcoat Gloss

Posted: 08/26/2014 3:02PM

Applying a water-base, sandable primer on interior bare wood under latex or oil base enamel topcoats seals porous wood surfaces and sands to a smooth base to maximize topcoat gloss uniformity.


Glow-in-the-Dark Chestnut Shelves With Resin Inlays by Mat Brown

Posted By Matt Schumake | Posted: 08/15/2014 10:25AM

UK software engineer and craftsman Mat Brown fills knots and cracks in wood with glow-in-the-dark resin


How To Avoid Panel Warp in Cabinets and Furniture Projects

By Kyle Newman Posted: 07/31/2014 12:53PM

Whether you are trying to restore a table with a warped top, figure out why your cabinet or passageway doors are warped, or you’re a woodworker looking to fine tune your projects, understanding what causes panels to warp and how to prevent it can be the difference between getting it done and getting it right.


10 Steps to Making a Wood Wedding Ring

Posted by Bill Esler | Posted: 07/28/2014 9:34PM

You may build cabinets and furniture, or make windows and doors. But what if a friend says, "You're a woodworker; can you make me a wood wedding ring?" Here's what you do, says Wolf & Iron, a lifestyle website.




Paulownia Wood Surfboard Sets Record Price: $1.3 Million

By Bill Esler Posted: 06/28/2014 4:36PM

Why paulownia wood was required to build the most expensive surfboard in the world, and how a laminate wood foil makes this $1.3 board uses such an unusual looking fin.


Weekend Project: Build Your Own Lathe Chisel (And Your Own Lathe)

Posted By Matt Schumake | Posted: 06/20/2014 3:11PM

Youtube woodworking personality Chop with Chris works almost exclusively with hand tools in this video as he builds his own foot-powered wood lathe. He then uses the handmade machine to turn a handle for his lathe chisel.


Hidden Drawer Dresser Tutorial by Design and Made

By Brian Grabski Posted: 06/06/2014 3:16PM

In thie dresser, a hidden drawer is controlled by a bolt on the back side of the upper right drawer box. Before you can activate the hidden drawer system, you need to unlock the bolt with the correct combination.


Woodshop Dressing Table Project, Beautifully Produced Video

By Justin Lovell Posted: 05/06/2014 6:53AM

Ben Zacharias and Vangarde Woodworks, Richmond, VA, produces high quality custom woodwork, cabinets, furniture, and architectural millwork. The quality of this film reflects the quality of the work.


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