Are Pocket Holes Strong Enough For Shelves?

Are Pocket Holes Strong Enough For Shelves

Pocket hole joinery is a mainstay in woodworking due to its straightforward application and dependable strength. It’s a method that quickly and effectively joins two pieces of wood, suitable for various construction needs. This technique is especially useful for building …

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What is a Doweling Jig?

What is a Doweling Jig

We know dowels and dowel joinery.  We’ve written about it in the past and distinguished it from biscuit joinery in an earlier piece which you will find here. Dowel joinery involves drilling holes in the two pieces being joined together, …

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Biscuit Joint Advantages and Disadvantages

Biscuit Joint Advantages and Disadvantages

From episodes of This Old House to shop classes in school, we saw, heard about, and employed biscuit joinery as part of our woodworking education on joining two pieces of wood together.  It’s a quick and easy way to glue …

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5 Biscuit Joiner Alternatives You Must Try + Bonus

How To Join Wood Without a Biscuit Joiner

As a seasoned woodworker, I’ve often encountered the challenge of joining wood pieces without a biscuit joiner. In fact, I usually prefer the methods below. While biscuit joiners are a popular choice, they’re not the only solution. In this article, …

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