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Historically, woodworkers relied upon the woods native to their region, until transportation and trade innovations made more exotic woods available to the craftsman. Woods are typically sorted into three basic types: hardwoods typified by tight grain and derived from broadleaf trees, softwoods from coniferous trees, and man-made materials such as plywood and MDF.
Para evitar problemas, la modulación debe ser una condición de diseño y ningún artefacto puede quedar mal aplicado. Los artefactos deben quedar ajustados dentro de un solo módulo, evitando así su ubicación entre dos módulos. A modo de ejemplo, un lavaplatos, un horno o una encimera no pueden ubicarse justo en medio de dos módulos. Si esto ocurre, no tendrán de donde sujetarse (ya que no existiría soporte), y se dificulta la instalación de griferías u otros conductos.

Estimado Matias, muchas gracias por escribirnos. Si usted quiere pintar su mueble le recomendamos usar MDF, si se quiere ahorrar este trabajo utilice melamina, eso só tendrá que tapar los cantos. Lo otro importante es si su mueble es para baños o cocina, es mejor que lo haga en melamina, ya que su revestimiento es resistente a la humedad. Si está buscando tener un mueble resistente, que sostenga bastante peso como un estante o librero, le recomendams hacerlo con el MDF. Esperamos que con esto pueda elegir la madera correcta para el mueble que quiere hacer. Saludos


Si eres un aficionado a la carpintería seguro que tiras muchos trozos y virutas de madera que no puedes reutilizar, pero hoy te proponemos una idea muy fácil para aprovechar hasta el más mínimo resquicio de madera. Una arcilla hecha a base de virutas de madera que dará un toque rústico a tus trabajos y que, además podrás usar para relieves. ¿Comenzamos? Para hacerla necesitarás los siguientes mate ...
Often times at first glance a board looks straight and the fact that it is actually bowed or has some warping isn’t always obvious. So the trick to knowing for sure, is to hold the board up towards your face, with the other end on the ground, and look at it at a downward angle (as shown in the below photo). This method will allow you to see if it is bowing at all.
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Hard to determine which stain you need in that bespattered collection of cans? An easy-to-make “stain index,” courtesy of reader Bob Jacek, solves the problem. Section off boards of your favorite woods into squares with masking tape, and apply the different stains across the width of each wood type (pine, oak, birch, etc.). When the stains are dry, brush on lengthwise your regular finishes—polyurethane, water-based polyurethane, oil, orange shellac, etc. You’ll be able to tell how each stain looks with each finish. Label each one. Use both sides of each board, and you’ll have a wooden encyclopedia of stain and finish combinations. Plus: How to stain wood evenly.

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Ubicar el cuadrado en el banco de corte afirmado con prensas, justo en la segunda línea poner una guía de corte (trozo de madera que sobró de la plancha) que también va sujeto con las prensas. Hacer el corte con la fresadora, calzándola justo en la segunda línea, como la fresa mide 13 mm de ancho, rebajará a cada lado de la diagonal 6,5 mm, para dejar 2 triángulos exactamente iguales.
Finally, properly preparing your wood surface is super important. It will make a huge difference when it comes times to stain, paint, or finish your wood. There are a lot of tips for wood surface preparation, but sanding the wood is one of the most important steps. And I find it really helpful to do the bulk of my sanding before I start ripping (cutting) and building with my wood since it’s still in whole pieces. You can check out my simple tips for how to sand wood in my how to stain wood tutorial, which is also good to reference if you need to learn how to stain too!
I use binder clips for a lot of things around the shop, and here’s one that I thought I’d share. When I need to make multiple cuts all the same length, I just clamp my jumbo binder clip to my fence and use a 1/4-in.-thick wood scrap pinched in the clip as a stop. Works like a charm! When it’s not in use, I clamp it to the cord so it’s always nearby. — John Muchow
Finally, as I shared in my post last week on how I learned woodworking, I learned how to use power tools by watching YouTube videos and then just trying them out for myself. I highly recommend this method to learn how to use your power tools. There are lots of videos on specific models of tools too. So, watch a few how-to videos and very importantly, review the tool manual and safety guide for your own tools. Then, go ahead and try the tool out yourself and start using it!

While many woods can be used for carving, there are some clear favorites, including Aspen, Basswood, Butternut, Black Walnut, and Oak.[14] Because it has almost no grain and is notably soft, Basswood is particularly popular with beginner carvers. It is used in many lower-cost instruments like guitars and electric basses.[14] Aspen is similarly soft, although slightly harder, and readily available and inexpensive.[14] Butternut has a deeper hue than Basswood and Aspen and has a nice grain that is easy to carve, and thus friendly for beginners. It's also suitable for furniture.[14] While more expensive that Basswood, Aspen, and Butternut, Black Walnut is a popular choice for its rich color and grain.[14] Lastly, Oak is a strong, sturdy, and versatile wood for carving with a defined grain. It's also a popular wood for furniture making.[14]
“I do a lot of finish-sanding freehand, without a sandpaper block, so I can smooth edges and get into nooks and crannies. But the finer grits are usually bonded to thinner paper and, at least for me, the paper is too thin and ends up tearing long before the grit wears out. So I apply duct tape to the back of the sandpaper. The sandpaper is still flexible enough to sand a tight radius and it’s far more durable. You can use this super-strong sandpaper like a shoeshine rag.” — Chuck Merchant
Si en las carpinteriás no te lo venden, puedes preguntarles a ellos dónde lo compran... existen grandes almacénes solo de venta y que suministran a estas carpinterías. Quizás en ellos consigas un mejor precio. Al pedir precio ten en cuenta que existen varias calidades de tablero. No necesitarás usar el más caro, pero que no te engañen con el precio. Aquí puedes encontrar información al respecto.
En 1 triángulo, que será la matriz de los calados, hay que medir el eje o centro de la hipotenusa, que es el lado más largo y que está opuesto al ángulo recto. En este caso el eje es 27 cm. Desde ese punto trazar 2 líneas hacia los catetos, que son los lados menores y que conforman el ángulo recto. Estas 2 líneas llegarán también al centro de los catetos, formando un cuadrado al interior del triángulo. Medir 6,5 mm a cualquier lado de estas líneas, y hacer una segunda marca. El largo de cada calado tiene que ser 10,5 cm y parte desde la hipotenusa
La sierra caladora es una herramienta eléctrica que se utiliza para realizar cortes rectos y curvos sobre madera, fibra de vidrio, plásticos e incluso metales. Las hojas para sierra caladora se diferencian por la cantidad de dientes; a mayor número de dientes por pulgada, más fino y preciso será el corte. Y entre menos dientes más rápido y desbastado será el corte.
Lacking a jointer? Use reader Court Kites’ awesome tip to create perfectly matched glue joints on wavy or bowed board edges. Lay the boards on a flat surface, then clamp them across the middle with a bar clamp. Lay two 8-in. long by 1-3/4 in. wide scrap boards across each end and screw them in with four 1-1/4 in. long screws, two per board. Keep the screws well away from your future cutting line!
Se trata en ambos casos de una banda de papel especial de alta resistencia, con la diferencia de que la cinta guardavivos está reforzada por dos bandas de acero que, al doblarse en un ángulo de 90º, se adaptan a los cantos. La venda se utiliza para el sellado de uniones interiores o rincones. La cinta guardavivos sirve para proteger las aristas o ángulos exteriores.
1- Desarrollar mentalmente el proyecto y asegurarme de que es viable. Una vez tengo el boceto en mi mente, debo modelarlo en un programa Cad. Esto requiere de incontables horas sentado delante de un ordenador... Con suerte conseguiré un diseño funcional a la primera, de no ser así habré malgastado horas de trabajo y tendré que volver a empezar con el diseño. Siempre intento desarrollar diseños compactos, funcionales, económicos y que sean lo más fáciles de cortar y montar posible. Uno de los factores más positivos de usar tableros contrachapados es que no necesitas tanta herraminta comparado con usar madera maciza.
Tired of waiting for finish to dry on one side before finishing the other side? You can purchase standoffs, but it’s also really easy to make them yourself. Simply drive 2-in. drywall screws through 2-in. x 2-in. squares of 3/4-in. thick stock. The screw points will leave a divot in the finish that can be touched up later, but I always let the back side of my project rest on the screws while the finish dries. — Matt Boley. Plus: Check out these 32 other handy hints for frugal shop rats.
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Softwood is most commonly found in the regions of the world with lower temperatures and is typically less durable, lighter in weight, and more vulnerable to pests and fungal attacks in comparison to hardwoods. They typically have a paler color and a more open grain than hardwoods, which contributes to the tendency of felled softwood to shrink and swell as it dries.[9] Softwoods usually have a lower density, around 25-37lb/cu ft, which can compromise its strength.[9] Density, however, does vary within both softwoods and hardwoods depending on the wood's geographical origin and growth rate. However, the lower density of softwoods also allows it to have a greater strength with lighter weight. In the United States, softwoods are typically cheaper and more readily available and accessible.[9] Most softwoods are suitable for general construction, especially framing, trim, and finish work, and carcassing.[10][9]

Dentro del mundo de la carpintería podemos encontrar desde trabajos sencillos al alcance de todos, a trabajos más complejos que solo los más expertos pueden desarrollar. Sin embargo, contando con las herramientas necesarias y, sobre todo, la información y los consejos adecuados, cualquier persona que se lo proponga puede llegar a realizar grandes proyectos. Y, por eso, estamos encantados de dar la ...
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