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How To : Sign write on your wood projects using a router

You don't have to be a sculptor along the likes of Michelangelo to create an aesthetically appealing, well-made wooden sign. In fact, all you need is a router and steady hands. Well, and maybe some practice. In this woodworking tutorial you'll learn how to sign write on wood ...more

How To : Use and sharpen woodturning tools

Sharpened woodturning tools make creating wood projects simple and easy. Learn how to sharpen and use woodturning tools from a woodturning expert in this free crafts video series. Part 1 of 16 - How to Use and sharpen woodturning tools. Use and sharpen woodturning tools - Part ...more

How To : Build a Simple Bench from Reclaimed Wood

How to make a wooden bench from reclaimed wood. Recycled wood projects, whether it's from pallet wood or old fence palings, the end result can be fantastic! In this video l am using reclaimed hardwood fence palings to build a rustic wooden bench seat. Rustic wood furniture has ...more

How To : Build an Awesome Sandbox from Wooden Pallets

How to build a sandbox / sandpit using pallet wood. Using pallet wood is a really easy way to make a sandbox / sandpit and to top things off they're free! This is another one of my reclaimed wood projects that was a heap of fun to make. Like all pallet projects, it is a good i ...more

How To : Repair small cracks in wood projects

In this video, we learn how to repair small cracks in wood projects with Bob Schmidt. Even though the cracks are small, they may catch your eye when you walk into the room. You can minimize this with just a little bit of work with a screwdriver. First, grab your screwdriver an ...more

How To : Age wood

For furniture or wood projects, adding an aged wood look can give real character and interest to an otherwise ordinary object. With a little sanding, stain and lacquer to finish you can transform any wood object. It’s easy to age wood with common household items. You Will Ne ...more

How To : Sharpen your chisel or plane blade using sandpaper

It's important for any woodworker, that their tools be in tip-top shape in order to complete any job. A couple of those tools that need constant attention is a chisel or a plane blade. Having these tools sharpened is very important for completing most wood projects, and there ...more

How To : Set up and use a mortise router jig

A router jig is a handy tool for any woodmaker. It helps can clean messes that other tools may have caused and can be used to help finish certain wood projects. In this tutorial, you'll find out how to set up a router jig and then properly use it on any wood project that needs ...more

How To : Make a book stand

Keep your cookbook open to a recipe. Learn how to build a simple book stand in this free wood project video from a woodworking teacher. Part 1 of 15 - How to Make a book stand. Make a book stand - Part 2 of 15. Click through to watch this video on expertvillage.com Make a book ...more

How To : Make a Wooden iPhone Amplifier from Pallet Wood

This pallet wood project is a really cool pallet project as you can make it from just one pallet board, it's super easy to make, and it's virtually free. The extra sound that comes out is quite surprising. Having said that, don't expect it to sound like a fully fledged designa ...more

How To : Cut rabbets on a table saw

One of the most commonly used tools in woodworking is the table saw. It's easy to use and make clean accurate cuts for any wood project. Out of all the different cuts that can be made, a rabbet is a common one. A rabbet is just a notch that is usually cut into the edge or end ...more

How To : Finish your wood finish

Many may not realize it, but finishing any kind of wood project is a great way for ensuring that it will last longer, as well as look great in the end. In this tutorial above, you'll find out some helpful tips for finishing your wood finish. You'll find an easy way to smooth o ...more

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