Author: David D. Hughes

I just love creating things with my hands. It's amazing how little I appreciated learning these skills when I was younger. Today, it is a source of great joy. I whittle, carve, wood burn and more!

How to prep wood for whittling

How to prepare wood for whittling Whittling wood is often a hobby that some end up turning into a profession. It will take skill and precision, and also knowledge of how to handle both the wood and tools. Whilst this may not happen overnight, you have to start somewhere and the best place is at…

From Pine to Oak: A Guide to Choosing The Best wood for shelving

Best wood for shelving There are several factors to consider when choosing the best wood for shelving. The items placed on the shelves will determine the type of wood to use. Different types of wood have characteristics that make them suitable for a particular environment because of their color, durability and resistance to water, warping…

Lemon oil for wood

Lemon oil is a versatile product used to clean and protect wood surfaces. From furniture to cutting boards, lemon oil can help bring out the natural beauty of wood while providing a protective barrier against wear and tear. Lemon oil is worth considering if you are looking for a natural, effective way to care for…

Delta 36 725 vs Ridgid r4512

Regarding table saws, the Delta 36-725 and the Ridgid R4512 are two options that come to mind. Both saws have features and capabilities, but they also have some things in common. If you are looking for a table saw that offers precision, versatility and a compact design, it can be difficult to decide on a…

Miter saw maintenance checklist

If you own a miter saw, you know it’s an essential tool for various woodworking projects. But like any tool, a miter saw needs regular maintenance to keep it running smoothly and efficiently. That’s why it’s important to have a miter saw maintenance checklist to help you keep track of the various tasks that need…

Bandsaw maintenance checklist

If you own a bandsaw, you know it’s an essential tool for a wide range of woodworking projects. But like any tool, a bandsaw requires regular maintenance to keep it running smoothly and efficiently. That’s why it’s important to have a bandsaw maintenance checklist in place to help you stay on top of the various…

How to keep the table saw from rusting

How to stop table saw from rusting You can use a Zerust table saw rust cover works. It protects your table saw from dust and moisture but rust and corrosion, keeping your tools in like-new condition. Zerust products protect the table saw from rust by releasing the non-toxic, colorless, odorless vapor into the air around…

Powermatic pm 1000 VS pm2000

Choosing between Powermatic pm 1000 and pm2000 can be a headache since they have similar features. However, with enough information, you will not struggle. Compare power, weight, design, and fence system to see what serves your interests better. Below is a comparison between the two.  Overview of the Powermatic Pm1000 The PM1000 is one of…