This week, it’s five jigs to build for making a guitar, and how Teekri Wood is better than natural wood. Then, my new favorite dust mask, and why you need to seal wood after staining. Finally, wood finishing mistakes to avoid, and another woodworking gallery. Enjoy.
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Acoustic Guitar Making Jigs
In 5 Important Jigs to Build Before Making an Acoustic Guitar, I’ll show you the five jigs you absolutely need to make before you start your guitar project.
Each of these are time savers, and more importantly stress savers. Your guitar build is going to already big a big project. There is no reason to make it worse by also making it a stressful project.
Jigs and tools are the answer to your woodworking troubles, and they can be a huge relief when it comes to make in acoustic guitar.
Teekri Wood vs. Natural Wood
In 10 Incredible Ways Teekri Wood is Better Than natural Wood, I’ll show you why this engineered wood is so much better than using natural wood.
Since this wood is engineered with real wood and also resin, you get to enjoy the properties of both. In many ways, this augments the existing properties of wood, and makes it even better.
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This is all the good with none of the bad. Wood that is beautiful, with consistent color, and nearly everlasting durability. If you’ve never heard of Teekri, you are in for a treat.
My New Favorite Dust Masks
In My New Favorite Dust Masks, I’ll introduce you to my newest favorite piece of PPE. The dust mask can get a bad reputation because most of them are not comfortable, and they make the air humid. Not these.
After being given a box to check out, I can’t believe how good these masks actually are. I’ve used several masks in the past, and they were all about the same, but these are much better.
It’s all about making the mask comfortable, so you’ll wear it. That’s where these guys really nailed their product.
Sealing Wood After Staining
In Why You Need o Seal Wood After Staining, you’ll learn how the sealer coat affects the stain coat, and why you even care about it in the first place.
A good sealer makes a difference, and though you can do without if you want, you should really see both before making your decision.
After reading this post, you’ll know why to use top coats, and when you can skip them on your stained woodworking projects.
Common Wood Finishing Mistakes
In 23 common Wood Finishing Mistakes and How to Fix Them, you’ll learn the most common finishing errors that newer and experienced wood finishers make. More importantly, you’ll learn how to avoid and fix them.
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Finishing doesn’t have to be scary. As long as you have a little knowledge going into the process, you’ll do fine coming out of it.
These mistakes are the most common, and knowing what to look out for as a beginner is one way to be more successful right out of the gate.
In this week’s Woodworking Gallery, you’ll see several great pictures from the past, and hopefully get some inspiration to get out into the shop and make some sawdust of your own.
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