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