hammering in tight spaces

How to Hammer in Tight Spaces?

If you’re working on a project and find yourself with nails that you need to hammer in tight spaces, don’t worry, this happens more often than you might think. The situation can arrive when you’re installing trim in tight spot, working on anything located between two studs, or trying to drive nails in a tight corner.

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tung oil

Is Tung Oil Food Safe?

Tung oil is one of the most commonly used natural wood finishes among woodworkers, but the question often comes up “Is Tung oil food safe?” If you’re working on kitchen countertops, cutting boards, or other items that come into contact with food, then you’ll want to be sure your wood finish isn’t toxic.

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how to apply tung oil

How to Apply Tung Oil?

Tung oil is a favorite of woodworkers, DIYers, and anyone looking for a drying oil that’s both natural and leaves a gorgeous finish. This stuff has been around for centuries and has been used extensively in China as a preservative for wood ships and other exterior wood applications.

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door hinge pin

How to Remove a Door Hinge Pin?

While it might seem like a simple enough job, removing a door’s hinge pin can get tricky – especially if you’re dealing with an old hinge that’s had the chance to corrode over time. These hinge pins can still be removed, they just require a little more effort and elbow grease than a new hinge pin would require.

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door reinforcement lock

How to Install a Door Reinforcement Lock?

A door reinforcement lock is a low-profile lock that might look like much – but can provide an impressive level of extra security to your doorway. These locks use a fairly straightforward design, with a bracket that flips down into a locked position – acting as a physical barricade to anyone trying to force their way inside.

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french doors

How to Secure French Doors? Beef up Your Doorway Security

French doors – sometimes called double doors – are without a doubt one of the best-looking looking door options out there. While they can instantly transform a boring doorway into a bright inviting gateway to the outdoors, they come with their own set of downsides– with security being on the top of the list

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magnetic knife holder with knives

How to Mount a Magnetic Knife Holder?

A magnetic knife holder can be a serious gamechanger in just about any kitchen. Instead of storing your prized kitchen knives in a big old wood block, a magnetic knife holder allows you to display them in a sleek and utilitarian style.

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