Woodworking Basics

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What You Need To Know About Sealing A Particle Board Countertop

Let’s face it: Particle board isn’t one of the most durable manufactured woods on the market. Otherwise known as chipboard, this wood composite is fairly fragile compared to Plywood or MDF. Related Post: Is There A Type Of Plywood That Doesn’t Warp? (Solved!) And that’s notwithstanding Particle boards tendency to swell easily when even so …

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3 Simple Reasons Why Your Gloss Paint Is Not Drying (And How You Can Fix It)

There’s a little more to applying a coat of paint than most people think. From the primer, to the undercoat, to the sealer… each step is important if you want that paint job done right. But, what happens when you find yourself sat around waiting for paint to dry (literally!). Because, well, gloss paint should …

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This Is Why You Don’t Use Danish Oil On Poplar Wood (Revealed!)

Danish oil is all the rage. This is because this incredibly popular finish dries faster than other oils like Linseed and Tung oil. And once cured, it leaves behind a satin looking finish that really brings out the wood grain detail on almost any wooden surface – including Oak, Pine, and Beech. But would Danish …

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