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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.
supplied by the tool user.
About uses and techniques, features to look for etc.
Issues related to the design phase of a woodworking project.
Chemical joinery. Using glues to attach pieces together.
Questions dealing with safety issues in woodworking. Equipment usage, techniques etc. where the potential harm to self or others exists.
made with many thin layers of wood. The layers are generally laminated in alternating grain directions to improve strength and reduce warping.
Routers and bits, features, techniques, safety etc.
Using abrasives to smooth or shape wood. Techniques, recommendations
Tools that use some form of power other than muscle, usually electricity.
Fixing items made from wood that has been damaged in some way, shape or form.
What tools to use, how to use them and when.
Questions regarding selection of wood for specific applications or characteristics.
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…
of central importance to the question. Not for questions about planing or milling.
Questions regarding finish selection for a project.
Use for any Question regarding tabletops, including creation and maintenance.
a synthetic resin used in some modern finishes.
Use for Questions where the strength of the materials and/or the overall design is of primary importance.
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.
Use for all aspects of table making and all types and sizes of table.
When, why, how to sharpen what. E.g. How to sharpen a cross-cut saw?
Questions dealing with the movement of wood due to weather and seasonal changes.
used to profile wood. Wide selection of bits makes for interesting patterns.
Characteristics and application of opaque finishes.
Maintenance, techniques and general use of hand planes.
Use for Questions about building, buying, using workbenches as well as features to look for/build into it.
The process of boring a hole into or through a piece of wood.
Maintaining tools, when, how, what.
Uses and applications of the common raw material also known as timber (British English, in the US/North America timber refers to standing trees).