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Techniques

Techniques

Common Techniques

The Basics 

Milling Wood

Measuring

Cutting

Drilling

Sanding 

Joinery

Finish

Jigs

Using jigs can help make it easier to cut and drill straight 

Jig Types 

  • miter box 
  • bench hooks 
  • shooting boards
  • drill guides 
  • kreg jigs
 
see more info about jigs down below 
 

Miter Box Project Page 

Measuring Tools

Tools: 

  • straight edge 
  • rulers 
  • pencil 
  • tape measure
  • squares 

Blog post link: 

The Combination Square multiple uses 

 

Cutting Techniques

Cutting with hand tools 

Our cutting tools : 

  • Pull Saws
  • miter box 
  • cutting guides

Common Cut types

  • Cross cut
  • Rip cut
  • Miter cut 

Drilling

Drilling-technique

Drilling Tools : 

  • drill 
  • forstner bits
  • brad bits 
  • screwdriver bits
  • drill guide 

 

Techniques

  • Drilling large and small holes 
  • Driving screws 

 

Preventing Tearout : 

  • use a backer board 

Tips to Drill Straight

  • using a drill guilde

Follow all safety guidelines and procedures

 

 

Check out out our safety page for some tips and ideas – Safety Page link  here 

 

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