Non-Mortise French Closet Doors

Here’s an easy way to add french closet doors. Non mortise – so no chiseling or routeing out for hinges. Hardware links and more photos:

One of the Best Ways to Learn Woodworking

Woodworking is a really ancient craft. People have been making furniture and tools from wood for nearly as long as people have been making anything, and this makes it a really useful and cool craft to pick up. If you decide to learn woodworking, there are at least a few things that you have to take into account, and a few steps you should take on your path to mastery. If you start out with the basics and proceed correctly, then you shouldn’t have any problems and you should really enjoy the process- without having any accidents or safety problems, and with making as many useful pieces along the way.

The Basics of a Great Woodworking Plan

There are a lot of things that you need when you decide you are going to pick up woodworking. You need materials, you need tools, and you need a solid woodworking plan if you are going to make anything useful. A good plan will tell you a lot of what you need to know to make a great piece of woodwork, so it’s essential that you understand how to properly read a plan, and what to expect from one. Here are the basics of what to look for, and the things that any really helpful plan will provide you with.

The Basic Lessons of DIY Woodworking

There are a lot of fun skills out there that you can teach yourself. One of the most rewarding is deciding to teach yourself DIY woodworking. Not only will you have a great skill set for building useful tools and pieces of furniture, but you’ll also learn how to work with wood in a more general sense, which will give you the ability to fix problems with other pieces of woodworking. Here are some of the most important skills that you need to teach yourself if you are going to be able to build functional pieces that you can feel proud of.

How to Identify Quality Woodworking

A lot of us admire woodworking, and many of us like to go out and purchase woodworking for our homes and offices. But not a lot of us know how to properly evaluate whether we’re looking at quality woodworking or not. There are some basic things to look out for, like sturdiness and how the wood is joined together that can tell us a lot about the quality of what we’re thinking about purchasing. Here are some ways to test out your piece before you purchase it, so you can save yourself the trouble of getting an inferior piece of wood.

The Two Ways to Custom Woodworking

There’s noting quite like custom woodworking. So much of the woodworking that’s out there is cookie cutter and looks just like the rest of the woodwork out there. A lot of times if you don’t have a lot of money you’re going to have to settle for cheap looking furniture that doesn’t communicate anything about yourself. If you can afford custom woodwork, you’ll be paying a lot of money for it and it just won’t provide the same level of pride and personalization that making your own wooden pieces will provide. Here are some things you need to know when thinking about getting or making a few custom pieces of woodwork.

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