Cutting Guides - Tools & Workshop
Use this essential skill to prepare straight timber for assembling jobs accuratelyRead More..
|How to make a rail housingHousings are grooves cut across the grain that fit around three sides of a beam and can be...|
|How to notch a post for beamsNotching a post for a beam is a sturdy joint. Paint freshly cut surfaces or use timber...|
|Guide to Handsaws23|
Everything you need to know about using handsaws. From the keyhole saw to the general-purpose saw, we have them all covered.
Avoid hazardous kickback injuries by learning the basics of a good grip
|Angle Grinders Made Easy5|
Simply change the wheel of this versatile tool for all-round home maintenance
|How to make a rail housing5|
Housings are grooves cut across the grain that fit around three sides of a beam and can be made with a series of close relief cuts. Rail posts for a deck can require a housing joint to fit a joist.
|How to use a plane4|
DIY tips from Handyman
|How to square-cut posts4|
To prevent kickback when cutting a 140 x 140mm post, position two sawhorses on the post side of the line and let the waste fall.
|How to notch a post for beams4|
Notching a post for a beam is a sturdy joint. Paint freshly cut surfaces or use timber preservative on treated posts.
Use this essential skill to prepare straight timber for assembling jobs accurately
|Cutting holes in plasterboard3|
One of the most frustrating and time-consuming parts of fixing plasterboard is cutting holes for electrical outlets and light fittings. Here's how to cut perfect holes, first time.
|How to Cut Circles into Tiles2|
Most bathrooms require at least one hole in tiles for a floor or shower waste outlet
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