Tag: wood

38 When pre-drilling for screws, how do you determine the correct bit diameter? 2011-09-08T17:32:55.890

32 Should I use steel or wood studs for basement exterior walls? 2011-08-31T17:31:27.107

27 What are cheap ways to build strong shelves with a large span? 2011-02-23T12:27:52.900

24 What is the best tool for cutting up scrap wood? 2011-12-06T16:49:32.173

22 What grit sandpaper should I use between coats of polyurethane? 2011-02-05T18:03:17.330

20 How much load can a (wood) board support, if it is supported only at the ends? 2011-08-05T17:57:00.000

20 How would I go about turning a tree in to a tabletop? 2012-05-17T08:11:41.323

19 What's the best way to account for saw blade width (kerf) when cutting boards? 2011-07-12T06:43:34.410

18 How can I repair a puncture in a hollow-core wooden door? 2017-11-30T12:35:16.893

17 What is causing/caused these brown circular stains in my cabinetry? 2012-02-01T03:52:35.770

17 Should I use nails or screws to refasten my subfloor to the joists? 2012-05-31T17:03:58.380

16 What are some tips for finishing wood? 2010-11-08T15:35:22.790

16 Why are 2"x4"'s really 1.5"x3.5"? 2010-11-11T20:12:13.893

14 What are the pros and cons of medium-density fibreboard (MDF)? 2011-03-12T20:36:15.413

13 Which is better for deck flooring: 2x6 or 1x6 deck boards? 2011-05-18T20:07:58.827

12 Can you rout plywood? 2011-11-10T00:30:10.267

11 re-using wood from a concrete form? 2010-07-29T16:24:59.090

11 What size dowels to use for joints? 2010-09-29T16:01:30.777

11 How can I attach two pieces of wood in an invisible way? 2012-02-23T15:51:23.150

10 What is the recommended number of teeth for making finish cuts with a miter saw? 2012-03-16T17:07:10.450

10 How do I take apart a wooden pallet without cracking the wood? 2013-05-13T19:38:59.050

10 Is there a more rugged finish than Polyurethane for a heavy use table? 2014-04-18T01:42:28.507

10 What type of wood is recommended for an outdoor jungle gym? 2014-06-25T14:15:59.650

10 Why mate two boards instead of using one thicker board? 2016-04-21T19:28:21.843

9 How can I fix a hairline crack in a thin wood panel of an exterior door? 2012-01-03T01:10:55.287

9 How do I drill a mortise and tenon joint so I can reinforce it with a dowel? 2012-04-12T13:12:26.943

9 My house has steel "2x4s" in the walls, can I hang cabinets, a TV, or some other heavy item from them? 2012-05-01T20:36:27.863

9 What can I use to lubricate screws? 2012-07-01T22:54:55.203

9 How can I remove a moisture mark from a wooden table? 2012-07-03T12:12:00.227

9 Recommended screw fastener length 2014-10-30T13:44:12.880

9 What is this amber substance on the wood in my attic? 2016-10-22T07:33:01.233

9 Can I put small nails through plexiglass? 2018-01-19T19:50:56.733

8 How can I tell if wood is properly dried? 2010-07-23T00:58:10.277

8 What kind of wood should be used to replace a sub floor? 2011-12-21T13:11:10.707

8 What is this soft, sticky wood finish and how do I remove it? 2012-01-08T19:44:18.273

8 Table with 45 degree corner groove 2012-02-05T22:15:51.287

8 Why do we need multiple coatings of polyurethane? 2012-03-20T15:09:42.230

8 Is this termite damage and if so how do I repair it? 2012-03-26T19:54:29.240

8 How can I repeatedly cut the same pattern using a router? 2013-05-06T19:41:19.643

8 How to prepare & paint a porch that has existing lead paint? 2013-08-28T23:49:09.407

8 Detecting mold with a blacklight 2013-10-03T23:44:56.837

8 How to SLIGHTLY widen bored hole in 2x6 2014-03-25T06:01:56.440

8 How do I install this knee brace to my pergola post? 2016-09-23T13:25:01.327

8 How do I use threaded inserts? 2017-01-06T14:59:58.427

7 What wood to build a bath-tub tray? 2011-04-21T18:44:25.567

7 How can I get a stain to match on two different species of wood? 2011-06-10T02:02:02.143

7 Plans for building a simple swing set out of wood 2011-06-12T18:10:08.283

7 How can I cheaply refresh parquet in an apartment? 2011-08-30T12:49:30.290

7 What tools and techniques are available for sanding without machinery? 2011-10-11T06:17:37.420

7 How can I drill a hole in a small stick of wood? 2011-12-20T17:33:20.770

7 Do Old Houses Have a Pre-determined Lifespan? 2012-01-25T20:11:59.570

7 What tools do I need to make a straight cut in laminated chipboard? 2012-11-21T17:44:08.580

7 Should I let pressure treated lumber dry before building with it? 2013-01-25T13:45:03.410

7 Can I use two 2x4's to replace 4x4 posts in a loft bed? 2013-04-06T03:03:43.467

7 What is the best way to fill finishing nail holes on door and floor trim? 2014-04-07T16:28:45.657

7 How to calculate the maximum safe load on a horizontal wooden beam? 2015-10-13T14:48:50.637

7 What's the best material to use to fill in a 1/2" gap between drywall and stairs? 2016-01-03T20:31:02.037

6 What can be done to fix a squeak in stairs? 2010-07-21T20:49:57.260

6 Good low cost tools for woodwork 2010-07-28T21:55:31.773

6 How do I join 2x4s without mitering? 2010-09-29T19:03:11.060

6 Why should I use advanced nails instead of wood screws for strength? 2010-11-01T07:40:41.037

6 How can I cut wood in a very awkward location? 2011-03-07T18:17:20.363

6 Is there a way to remove the warp in plywood? 2011-03-29T13:48:01.097

6 Can cutting pressure treated wood harm my saw blade? 2011-06-22T21:32:21.803

6 What is this technique for matching cabinet veneers called? 2011-07-13T00:17:09.373

6 Is it OK to build a deck with OSB? 2011-08-05T14:05:28.667

6 How can I remove wax from a wooden counter so I can resurface it with Danish oil? 2012-01-04T16:09:59.183

6 What is normally done to bridge skirting boards around an opening with different floor levels on each side? 2012-01-11T13:10:47.300

6 How do I repair a split in trim boards? 2012-02-20T18:43:33.907

6 Fixing a large (1/8"-wide) crack in a wood exterior door panel 2012-02-26T16:39:06.590

6 Building a Work Area in the Basement - Requesting Feedback 2012-03-20T15:07:46.967

6 How do I vertically connect two 4x4s on a deck to build a roof? 2012-06-03T16:58:28.220

6 How can I restore this interior wooden siding? 2012-09-07T20:03:47.073

6 How can I plane the edges of plywood? 2013-02-20T01:34:33.497

6 Is the back section of this house salvageable or should it be knocked down? 2013-03-01T19:32:05.587

6 How can I mount a desk on a wall with L-brackets? 2013-04-24T18:18:21.080

6 How do I screw two posts together so that they look seamless and can easily be taken apart and put back together? 2013-06-20T04:32:57.180

6 How do I build a corner bench for my deck? 2013-06-21T11:16:41.730

6 Are small air bubbles on the surface while applying wood finish normal? 2013-07-18T07:33:10.530

6 How to connect wood to concrete 2013-11-07T15:21:53.467

6 Hardwood floors cupping even after replacement 2014-05-19T13:48:36.153

6 What is the best method for carrying a 4x8 by yourself over tough terrain? 2014-10-18T02:09:01.423

6 Should I use MDF, plywood, or something else when building a desk? 2014-10-31T17:57:50.587

6 How to fix eaten/rotten rafter 2016-05-02T23:35:30.410

6 How can I remove sheet metal screws from the wrong side of a wooden board with minimal damage? 2017-02-15T18:43:53.707

5 Wood for boarding a loft? 2010-07-27T03:19:54.097

5 How can I find a match for ~100 year old door/window trim? 2010-08-05T07:17:07.720

5 How do I get started with dovetail joints? 2010-08-16T04:02:14.173

5 What's the right way to sand/shave/reshape particleboard? 2010-11-22T17:32:47.703

5 What is the difference between various wood sealers? 2011-04-16T10:56:06.097

5 Securing house numbers to stucco 2011-05-15T20:54:23.067

5 Why is my desk still tacky two weeks after finishing it with a polyurethane clear coat? 2011-08-05T15:09:17.163

5 What materials do I need to install pantry shelving? 2011-10-31T13:03:43.080

5 Should I use water-resistant lumber for siding? 2011-12-13T23:05:20.477

5 How can I extend existing 8 x 8 pilings? 2012-01-05T21:37:41.583

5 Should I apply termite preventative products to pressure treated wood? 2012-01-10T21:24:20.827

5 Am I doing something wrong with this sanding job? 2012-01-24T10:00:06.410

5 How can I protect my hardwood floors from water damage? 2012-02-06T14:21:18.990

5 Wood Fence Designs 2012-02-27T14:10:00.973