Category: Woodworking

Using a Power Drill as a Lathe in Woodworking

Using a Power Drill as a Lathe in Woodworking

The need sometimes arises for turning a piece of wood or metal and without a lathe, an ordinary power drill looks like a possible alternative. There are even some kits that can be purchased purporting to transform your drill into a portable mini-lathe. Disadvantages While it is certainly possible to make a drill ...

Proper Particle Board Fastening Techniques

Proper Particle Board Fastening Techniques

Particle board is an alternative to hardwoods or plywood and when applied well it can look just like the wood it’s imitating. Made by mixing wood chips and sawdust with an adhesive resin particle boards are not particularly strong or very water resistant compared to the other options but they are cheaper and easier to ...

Using Particle Board in Your Woodworking Projects

Using Particle Board in Your Woodworking Projects

Particle board, coupled with good veneers, can be made to look as close to natural woods as possible with today's technology. What might look like a beautiful piece of oak hardware furniture could upon closer inspection instead may be a piece made from veneered particle board. Why you may ask?  Well because this ...

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