Mortise and Tenon Joint

mortise, tenon, joints

Joining wood together in a way that is attractive and secure is the most challenging part of woodworking. It’s usually possible to tell the level of skill of any woodworker, by looking at the quality of their joinery. Experienced woodworkers will join pieces together with no gap left, while those without much experience will not … Read more

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

wood, notch

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

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