A thorough cleaning is an important first step in any furniture renewal project. Removing decades of dirt and grime often restores much of the original luster. Kevin says it’s hard to believe, but it’s perfectly OK to wash furniture with soap and water.
Boring big or odd-size holes is easy: All you need is a template of the hole shape, a forstner bit to rough the shape and hog out the majority of the material, and a flush trim router bit to clean up the shape.
Gotta read this! - Top 10 Woodworking Tips - The Family Handyman Magazine asked our favorite woodworkers to share some of their favorite shop tips. Check out these great pieces of advice to help you work faster and smarter in your own shop.