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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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Wood from dicot angiosperm trees, generally leafy trees.
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Uses and applications of the common raw material also known as timber (British English, in the US/North America timber refers to standing trees).
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For when you need help identifying what a particular tool is.
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Medium-density fiberboard (MDF) is a sawdust/wood particle and glue composite fused with heat and pressure to make a simple sturdy material.
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Woodworking projects often create sawdust, how to collect it, equipment, features setup.
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About uses and techniques, features to look for etc.
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Using a lathe to create items. Spindle work, bowls and goblets, pens and pendants. And so much more.
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Water is a serious threat to wood projects, Keeping the water out is important. Techniques, products safety.
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Using and making of wooden dowels which are mainly used as structural components or as fasteners
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About bandsaws, techniques and safety measures when using as well as features to look for when purchasing.
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Machine to make the faces of a board or panel parallel, flat and to the desired thickness.
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Use for any Question relating to twisting, cupping and bending in wood.
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Used to bore holes through wood. Types, techniques, safety.
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A film finish which hardens or cures to form a protective layer. Polyurethane, lacquer, and shellac are some examples of common types of varnish.
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Lathes spin wood for the purpose of shaping the wood. Techniques, features, safety etc.
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Generally tools and techniques used before the advent of common power tools.
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A softwood, from any of a number of related *pinus* species grown all around the world. It may also be used generically to refer to softwood construction wood in some markets.
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Nails, screws, bolts, knock-down hardware etc.
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Useful pieces of equipment to help with creation or assembly of projects.
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Questions regarding the technique of measuring or tools that measure specific things, including both dimensions and angles, as well as moisture content.
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About the types, uses, techniques, and features to look for etc.
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Wood that has been recently cut and not yet had a chance to dry/cure.
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Removing moisture from wood in order to reduce cracking and twisting.
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Saws designed to cut wood at different angles to make joints.
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For questions pertaining to cutting tree trunks into rough-cut lumber, e.g. using a sawmill or hewing axe. Not to be used for 3D carving with a milling machine, which should instead be tagged [cnc].
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Use where you need help with finding, defining or explaining terms used in woodworking for tools or techniques.
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About uses, techniques and wide variety of temporary fasteners
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Dealing with the byproduct of every woodworking project.
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