When you work on your woodworking projects, you might in the need of cutting a piece of wood into different shapes: round, square, rectangle, you name it. Creating the outer figure is one thing. Cutting the geometric inner figures into different shapes is much more difficult.
You need to make sure that you have the perfect cut while keeping the other areas outside the cut intact. Among all types of geometric shape, a square hole is the easiest to cut, especially when you have a square or rectangle. In these cases, you can have cuts which are parallel to the sides of the piece of wood.
There are a huge variety of saws that you can select on the market to cut wood. In fact, saws are among the most popular tool for a woodworking project thanks to their efficiency and versatile.
However, have you ever thought about using other tools for cutting wood? Imagine that you are in the middle of nowhere, probably when you go camping and need some wood sticks to start a fire. However, what if there is no saw around you? Or in case you are in the middle of a woodworking project, your saw refuses to work and your neighbor is not around for you to lend. What are you going to do?
Hence, knowing how to cut wood using several tools proves to be helpful for many unforeseeable event in the futures. Take a look at this article below and I will show you how to cut wood without a saw - using many simple tools, which are readily available in your pocket or your garage.
If you ask me what kind of wood that an amateur carpenter should work with, the answer would be the Balsa wood. While balsa is hardwood, it is well known for its softness. It is really easy to cut with the help of a basic knife or jigsaw. It is also very easy to sand and paint on the surface of the wood. You can apply other kinds of finishing products on it as well. Last but not least, balsa wood boards are available in all kinds of sickness, making it suitable for all kinds of woodworking project.Continue reading
Having hardwood floor is always a beautiful addition to the house. However, one of quite big problems that many of us have to confront with when using this flooring is warped wood. After a certain time of using, wood tends to wrap as exposed to heat and especially moisture. Warped woodfloorboards not only make your floor look somewhat ugly but also may reduce their usage.Continue reading
As a builder, a sculptor, a craftsman or anyone who works with wood in general: Knowing how to cut a hole other than the traditional round slot can be very useful.
Not only it’s a testament to your ability, it’ll also allow you to be more flexible with your creations and constructions. There are many projects out there that require you to know how to cut a square shape on a wood sheet. Not knowing how can be a total bummer and a gigantic snag for your work.Continue reading
A circle in wood can be used for many purposes. It makes a really nice and useful table. It can also be made in to a vintage and unique clock. I have also seen many people using wooden circles for decoration purposes.
Making a circle in wood is not as hard as you might think. There are many ways and many tools you can use to make a piece of wood into a circle. Check the article below and I will provide some interesting ways on how to cut a circle in wood.Continue reading
Years ago, hand saw was once a great tool for outsourcing wood materials as well as cut down branches in the forest.
However, by dint of outdated features which could not help work on wood plates at an advanced level, circular saw was born and the typical model was Worm drive saw. Professional functions are set and installed with more gentle control or handling.Continue reading
Machete is considered as an ancient tool and weapon and was once a breakthrough in the revolution of agricultural cutting equipment. Nowadays, the tool is replaced by lots of modern ones. However, machete still seems to be the king of knives, more preferred in carpentering and outsourcing wood products.
One thing you should keep in mind is that blunt machete is unavoidable and it’s also ironed but sharpening it will be not too difficult. In this session, we are about to provide more information about types of machetes in woodworking and how to sharpen machete in the right way.Continue reading