How to Remove Paint from Wood with Vinegar

removing paint, exterior wood panels

By and large, when people paint things, they want those things to remain painted. That doesn’t meant that paint always ends up where we want it. Drips and drabs while we’re painting is a common phenomenon; much more common than any of us would like. And who hasn’t pulled up masking tape sometime, to find … Read more

Plywood Stairs Makeover

plywood stairs, staircase, laminate

Contractors are always on the lookout for ways to reduce the cost of building homes. This is especially apparent in tract homes, which by definition are built to be low-cost housing for first-time and middle income homeowners. While savings of a dollar or two here or there may not seem like much when doing a … Read more

PVA Glues

using pva glue

Adhesives play an important part in woodworking. Of all the joinery techniques in existence, adhesives are one of the most common. While nails and screw are in common use, especially for building buildings, adhesives provide superior bonding, as well as the advantage of not leaving any hole behind or hardware visible. There have been a … Read more

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