FAQ: What is Plywood Sheeting?
Monday, 20th of June 2016

Wood can be cut and bought in countless varieties, but few are as useful for building as plywood sheeting. A versatile, strong and attractive use of the material, these cut-to-size boards have been a staple of Woodshop Direct for some time. In this entry of

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How To Protect And Maintain Outdoor Wood
Wednesday, 18th of May 2016

A fine wood and even finer craftsmanship are the easiest way to add character to a garden or outdoor area. However, if not chemically treated or cared for adequately, a piece of furniture or deck can quickly lose its charm to the likes of mould, algae and

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6 Things You Need To Know About Working with Reclaimed Wood
Monday, 25th of April 2016

It’s really hard to grasp the impact our demand for wood has on the world until you’ve seen it firsthand. Thankfully, not only has social media and similar avenues heightened people’s awareness to the need for sustainable woodwork, but it’s raised

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5 Woodworking YouTube Channels You Need To subscribe To
Monday, 21st of March 2016

Despite being a craft that is routed in old-school methods and time-honoured techniques, woodworking and carpentry have hugely benefited from the internet. This most modern of inventions has made it easier than ever for both professionals and DIY enthusiasts

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How to Avoid Splintering When Cutting Wood
Monday, 29th of February 2016

The common problems with wood cutting are the same regardless of circumstance. Whether you’re working with fine wood or a more everyday variety of lumber, with hand tools instead of machines or as a professional or DIY enthusiast, you’ll often encounter

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FAQ: What Is Birch Plywood?
Thursday, 21st of January 2016

For the benefit of both the professional tradesman and hobbyist joiner, we at WoodShop Direct are always expanding our selection of cut to size wood. One of our most recent additions is our Birch Plywood sheets – a specific wood veneer designed for a variety

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