Blog Posts in January, 2015

Constructing a Keyed Miter Joint

Miter joints are a very common way to join two pieces of wood that come together in a corner, such as in a cabinet or picture frame. The idea behind the miter joint is very simple. You are simply ...
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Check out the latest from Camo and Humboldt Redwood

[ better from every angle ] [ the view ] Nothing comes between the beauty and the beholder…a fastener-free Humboldt Redwood deck surface. [ the fit & finish ] The unmistakable look and feel ...
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Factors to Consider Before Purchasing Wood Floors

You know you want the warmth and beauty of hardwood flooring in your home—now what? There are many options to choose from, and a lot of different factors to consider in order to choose the best ...
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Tips for Making a Box Joint

In terms of the amount of glue area you get, the box joint is second only to dovetails. This makes the box joint ideal for pieces that must withstand a lot of force, such as dresser drawers. The idea ...
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An Overview of Some Essential Tools for Fine Woodworking

Every trade has its tools, and woodworking is no different. No matter what kind of project you're working on, having the right tools for the project at hand is critical if quality is your aim. ...
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Special Design Elements for Hardwood Floors

If you're interested in customizing your hardwood floor, the possibilities are limited only by your imagination. Careful use of simple design elements such as mixed media, staining, and painted ...
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Design Ideas for Your New Crown Molding

When you think about parts of your home that are ripe for redecoration, the area where your ceiling meets the wall probably does not spring to mind. But with crown molding, this area can add a touch ...
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Choosing Wood for Your Custom Cabinets

If you're planning to add a custom-made wooden cabinet to your home, one of the most important decisions you will need to make is what kind of wood to use. Every type of wood is slightly different ...
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What Are the Different Types of Routers?

Routers are one of the most important tools in anyone's woodworking kit. They can be used to create slots in a piece of wood, to shape wood for decorative purposes, to carve moldings, to smooth ...
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What Are the Different Types of Hardwood Floors?

Hardwood flooring is a hygienic, low-maintenance floor choice that can give a room a classic look and stand the test of time. If you are preparing to have hardwood flooring installed in your San Jose ...
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