Category: FAQs

There are a ton of frequently asked questions when doing anything that is DIY. Every time we think of one, we add it to the list to create the ultimate list of DIY FAQs (frequently asked questions). Hopefully they help you as you start your own projects!

How Do I Restore Painted Wood Furniture?

How Do I Restore Painted Wood Furniture?

We get this question quite a bit from a number of different people.  With the emergence of antiquing and junk stores, many people are now looking to actually restore their own furniture.  And it...

What is an Easy Woodworking Project for School?

What is an Easy Woodworking Project for School?

Many people are looking for more simple woodworking projects for beginners, and we get this question a lot of readers.  Below are a few ideas (eleven, to be exact) that will hopefully get your...

What Tools Should I Take to a Beginner Woodworking Class?

What Tools Should I Take to a Beginner Woodworking Class?

One would think that most beginner’s woodworking classes would actually have tools there for you to use so you would not have to bring your own and you should be able to use the...

FAQ: What is the Height of a Counter Height Table?

FAQ: What is the Height of a Counter Height Table?

Pretty simple answer:  the height of a counter height table is typically 36 inches above the floor.  Hint:  Do NOT make the same mistake we did and think it is 48 inches above the...

FAQ: How Long Does It Take Paint To Dry On Wood?

FAQ: How Long Does It Take Paint To Dry On Wood?

It’s a common question that we get a lot – how long does it usually take for paint to dry?  The answer is that it depends on the type of paint, the surface you...

FAQ: How Long Does Wood Stain Take to Dry?

FAQ: How Long Does Wood Stain Take to Dry?

Long story short:  it varies.  Depending on how much stain you put on, it can be anywhere between 2 and 24 hours.  We stained our counter height kitchen table before putting a coat of...

FAQ: What is the clear coat that goes on furniture and woodworking?

FAQ: What is the clear coat that goes on furniture and woodworking?

You’re probably talking about Polyurethane.  It’s what we use to put a clear coat over most of our furniture.  This coat will allow you to wipe down the piece of furniture with a wet washcloth, and use...

FAQ: Can I use pretreated or pressure treated lumber inside my house?

FAQ: Can I use pretreated or pressure treated lumber inside my house?

Simply put:  NO! Not on the inside.  Pressure treated wood has had a ton of chemicals immersed into it and is then put in a pressure treated chamber.  These chemicals have been found to...