Category Tools & Workshop


Tools & Workshop

Radio: Pulling Nails

You may be pretty good at swinging a hammer to drive in a nail, but there are plenty of do-it-yourself jobs that will require you to get some nails out instead of in. Here are a few quick tips to help make pulling nails a little easier.
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Tools & Workshop

Radio: Wood Glue Types

There are several adhesives that can hold pieces of wood together without screws or nails. The cheapest and most commonly available is plain old white glue, similar to the Elmer's we used in school. Officially called polyvinyl resin, white glue sets fairly quickly and becomes transparent when it hardens. It's convenient for gluing dowels in place on those ready-to-assemble furniture pieces and for similar woodworking projects.
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Tools & Workshop

Plywood 101

It's used in everything from floors to furniture, but how much do you really know about plywood? Here's everything you need to know from board sizes to types of plywood.
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