DIY Sandblasting Cabinet

exhaust air filter, gloves, base to floor, glove to floor, window center to floor, overall height

A sandblaster is not exactly a common shop tool for those of us who consider ourselves to be woodworkers. Nevertheless, many of us also do other types of DIY projects, where owning a sandblaster would be extremely convenient. There’s no better way of removing rust from old tools that are being refurbished or to clean … Read more

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Build Fish House

raffters, door, hinged cover, hole in floorboard, bench seat, corrugated roofing

Fishing is a popular pastime for those looking to get away from it all. A day spent on the lake or river, getting the line wet and hopefully catching dinner is a great way to relax, commune with nature and clear one’s head from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. Some people are so … Read more

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How Long Does Plywood Offgas

Off gassed plywood

Some people complain about the smell of plywood or of new construction where plywood has been used. This smell is part of a process called “off gassing” and is common not only to plywood, but to a number of other materials as well. Even latex paint will offgas for as much as six months. Although … Read more