Category Archives: Wood

10 Woodworking Tips

We asked our favorite woodworkers to share some of their favorite shop tips. Check out these great pieces of advice to help you work faster and smarter in your own shop. Check out these great tips from our pro woodworkers for working faster, smarter and more efficiently in your shop. Important table saw safety When…
Read more

8 Must-Know Tricks for Cleaning Hardwood Floors

Hardwood floors are more complicated to keep in tact than you may have thought. Use these tips to keep them looking polished for years. Vacuum your floor every week You probably do this already, but it always bears repeating. The reason: Underfoot, the fine grit in dust is just like sandpaper and will slowly but…
Read more

10 Carpentry Tips

  Calibrate Your Tape I'll bet you have dropped your tape measure a time or two. Look at the tip of the blade. See if the little prongs that grab onto the end of a piece of wood are bent. If they are, your tape is going to read wrong when you translate an inside…
Read more

10 TIPS TO REDUCE THE CHANCE OF A TERMITE ATTACK

With 1 in 5 homes likely to suffer a termite attack and with termite damage not covered by home insurance, it makes sense to do everything you can to protect your home. Having regular termite inspections by a qualified pest professional and installing a termite management system around the perimeter of the building (liquid soil…
Read more