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Finishing a woodworking project refers to the final steps to beautify and protect it.
Specifically for questions about wood, the "raw" material itself (not to be used for questions about processing wood).
The process of joining two pieces (usually wood) together. Techniques, tools, hardware.
How to accomplish a task, good and safe ways, and faster simpler ways to do the same thing.
Making, repairing, finishing or refinishing
The tools and techniques surrounding the process of coloring the wood while maintaining the appearance of the grain.
Tools used by hand, the work/power is supplied by the tool user.
Chemical joinery. Using glues to attach pieces together.
About uses and techniques, features to look for etc.
Issues related to the design phase of a woodworking project.
A wood product that is made with many thin layers of wood. The layers are generally laminated in alternating grain directions to improve strength and reduce warping.
Questions dealing with safety issues in woodworking. Equipment usage, techniques etc. where the potential harm to self or others exists.
Using abrasives to smooth or shape wood. Techniques, recommendations
Routers and bits, features, techniques, safety etc.
Fixing items made from wood that has been damaged in some way, shape or form.
Tools that use some form of power other than muscle, usually electricity.
Questions regarding selection of wood for specific applications or characteristics.
What tools to use, how to use them and when.
Questions regarding finish selection for a project.
Use for any Question regarding tabletops, including creation and maintenance.
When you are not sure what tools would best suit a particular application or project. (Please note that this tag should not be used for tool purchasing recommendations, as purchasing recommendations a…
Polyurethane is a synthetic resin used in some modern finishes.
Use when cutting the wood is of central importance to the question. Not for questions about planing or milling.
Use for Questions where the strength of the materials and/or the overall design is of primary importance.
Use for all aspects of table making and all types and sizes of table.
Techniques, tools, products and safety related to removing finish from a piece and reapplying a new finish.
Fasteners with a helical thread along the outside. Uses a twisting motion to install or remove.
When, why, how to sharpen what. E.g. How to sharpen a cross-cut saw?
Characteristics and application of opaque finishes.
Questions dealing with the movement of wood due to weather and seasonal changes.
Partnered with a router are used to profile wood. Wide selection of bits makes for interesting patterns.
Maintenance, techniques and general use of hand planes.
The process of boring a hole into or through a piece of wood.
Use for Questions about building, buying, using workbenches as well as features to look for/build into it.
There are many different planes for many different uses, but all shape a piece of wood to meet desired needs.
Building or designing cabinets, the materials, techniques etc.