Drill Bits, Glues, Sandpaper for Woodworking

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Use The Right Woodworking Bits, Sandpapers and Glues You can save a lot of time and make a higher quality job if you know which bits to use for a particular job in hand. Common Drill Bits Twist Drills through sheet metal, angle iron and flat iron, as well as rough drilling through many materials including wood. Available in a wide range of diameters.         Brad-point Could be mistaken for a twist bit but has a centre spur and side spurs to stop it wandering off line. Makes clean cuts in wood but should not be used…

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The Characteristics Of 7 Woodworking Joints

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Choosing The Right Joint For The Job Before embarking on any project you will have to decide on the type of woodworking joint you will be using. There are seven primary woodworking joints…..Butt, Dado & Rabbet, Tongue & Groove, Dovetail, Finger, Mortise & Tenon and Lap. As we look at each joint you will see which joint is best suited to a particular project. Butt Butt joints are formed very easily, although they are not as strong, or as aesthetically pleasing. as other joints. As the name implies, a butt joint is formed when the surfaces of two pieces of…

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Keep Safe In The Woodworking Shop

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Follow These 12 Rules To Keep Safe It’s so easy to become complacent, or say ‘it couldn’t happen to me’ when it comes to safety. Good working practices should become second nature…..never let your guard down. Following these twelve common sense rules will make your time in the workshop much safer and more enjoyable. 1. Appropriate Safety Equipment Should Always Be Worn Continually assess the risks to your health when working in your shop. Some protective equipment is designed for a specific task. So do wear ear protectors when you are using very noisy tools such as routers and surface…

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