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The squirrels keep chewing through the wood around the access hole in my birdhouse. How do I prevent this?
Add a second piece of wood over the access hole before drilling the hole. This will double the thickness around the hole, which will help keep...
I need some pine boards for a woodworking project. What moisture content is a typical board and how is it dried?
Most quality domestic lumber is kiln dried to a moisture content of 6 percent to 8...
How much is a board foot?
A board foot is a basic unit of measurement for lumber equal to 144 cubic inches. To calculate board feet, multiply the length in inches by width...
Can I buy more paneling that matches this piece I already have in my house?
If the design is a standard pattern, it has a number and is easy to reorder. We’ll check the WWPA’s “Standard Product Pattern”...
What does 5/4 mean?
Most boards are sold using the quarter (1/4) system, where four 1/4” increments make up an inch. Therefore “4/4 rough” equals 1” thick, 5/4...
How do I cut vinyl molding?
You can saw and nail vinyl molding just like...
How do I determine how much molding to buy?
Measure the length of the area requiring molding. Round off the number to the next full foot. If you determine you need 33’ of molding, you should...
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