Archive for the ‘Joinery DIY’ Category

Woodworking Joints

Every carpenter and joiner should know about woodworking joints.  This article explains each woodworking joint in detail.  The ability of joining two pieces of wood together is the foundation of wooden construction.  Without this vital knowledge it would be difficult to construct wooden structures that are strong and durable.

The type of joint a woodworker would use depends upon the application.

Basic But Joint

Everyone would agree this is the most basic woodworking joint our there.  It is nothing more than when one piece of wood butt onto another.  The best way of connecting a butt joint is at right angles, or square to the other piece of wood).  The butt joint is then secured using screws or nails. It is common to see butt joints for wall framing on construction sites. → Read more

Secret Rooms in Houses

There is something intriguing about secret rooms in houses.  If done correctly hidden passages can provide visitors with excitement, with the sense of entering the unknown.  Recently a customer of ours asked for a hidden room within a wardrobe.

What are the Best Secret Rooms in Houses?

Bedrooms are are popular choice for secret rooms.  A secret room built into a cupboard can be a great storage for clothes shoes and valuable possessions.  Secret rooms that are built into cupboards would be similar to a walk in wardrobe, except they are hidden.  It is also the ideal place to hide if an intruder enters your house in the night.  Here are some other secret room ideas:

Library leading into secret room via a bookcase Living room fireplace leading into a secret room Trap door in the floor leading to a secret room A workshop with a large wooden tool chest.  Once you open the tool chest there are stairs leading to a secret room → Read more
Top 3 DIY Home Carpentry Projects for Beginners

Carpentry projects can be very exciting, especially if you are a beginner.  However, making something useful does involve some skill and basic knowledge of carpentry techniques.  When starting out with carpentry, it is best to start with the basic projects.

There are many DIY home carpentry projects available on the internet.  Wartwon Woodworks has selected the top three carpentry projects for beginners.  All the following projects require minimal skill and resources or skills, making it the ideal DIY carpentry project for you.

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Top 6 Tools Needed for Woodworking

This article provides you with the essential tools needed for woodworking.  It took one time working with lumber and wood stock and I was hooked. From then on I loved to eat, sleep, and talk about woodworking to everyone. And within a short period, I built my first shop and grabbed my tools and organized them. That was my “mancave.”

It normally doesn’t take long for someone that is going to have an interest in woodworking to grow hungry to setup his or her own shop or “allotted space” so they can satisfy their craving for building projects with wood. Especially if they can afford it, (and sometimes even if not), even the novice woodworker will start to check out the tools of this awesome hobby and skillset.

The issue that most will run into is the cost, especially if you want to fill a shop to the brim with a vast array of tools. This can be very pricey. So you have to start slow, and add as you go.  Below are six handy tools needed for woodworking.

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Carpentry and Joinery Services Essex Introduction to Carpentry and Joinery Services Essex 

Warton Woodworks carry out a variety of carpentry and joinery Services Essex.  We are usually seen around our local area’s such as Brentwood and Basildon. Below is our company van:

Carpentry and Joinery Services Essex – Type work carried out:

Warton Woodworks has a highly experienced team of tradesman. Below are some of the typical jobs carried out on a daily basis.  We also cover a majority of general building work too. → Read more

Joinery Blog

There are many joinery blogs on the internet.  Warton Woodworks are proud owners of a DIY Blog.  This blog covers many topics, joinery being one of them.  Some of our articles are about our joinery and carpentry achievements.  Now and again we will write a step by step guide too.  To visit our main DIY Blog page, please click the DIY Blog image below:

Types of Work our Joinery Blog Cover Projects which involve the use of butt joints. Projects which involve the use of mitered butt joints. Projects which involve the use of half lap joints. Projects which involve the use of tongue and groove joints. Projects which involve the use of mortice and tenon joints. Projects which involve the use of through dovetail joints.

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