Dowel Joints

dowel joint, wood

Woodworking can be a very rewarding hobby. One can make nearly anything that they can imagine as long as they have the skills to get the job done. For example, instead of purchasing a new bookshelf or bedside table you can build your own using plywood. This may sound easy to many people. I, for … Read more

Cutting Notches in Plywood

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Plywood makes the construction of larger items much easier due to the sheer size of plywood sheets (8’ x 4’; or 125 x 250 cm in Europe). Sheets may be cut to appropriate size readily on a table saw or with a skil saw using a straightedge guide clamped to the wood. However, there are … Read more

Protect Plywood Corners

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Forming corners in plywood when building cabinets or casework is not always as easy as it might seem. Plywood has many advantages and strengths but also some important weaknesses and forming corners and edges in any kind of cabinet or casework is where these strengths and weaknesses surface. There will be occasions when edges and … Read more

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