How to split wood with a log splitter

How to split wood with a log splitter

I have a wood fire for heating and instead of buying all my firewood, I cut it and split it myself. I also help out my neighbors and in turn, they help me which makes it a social activity. Occasionally, …

Fun things to bring camping

Fun things to bring camping [2018 Update]

Camping is one of the activities that one can do with friends or family during summertime while you enjoy outdoors. In any case, there’s no denying that outdoor activities like camping take a considerable amount of organizing, depending on where …

What is a rip cut?

What is a rip-cut?

Woodworking requires far more than just a will to shape the wood and create the desired objects. You need much knowledge before you can start working on your new cabinet or a shelf. First of all, you need to understand …

What is a crosscut?

What is a crosscut?

When you first start using a saw, it may be difficult for you to understand the types of cuts. However, these are the basics of the cutting, so the sooner you learn everything about them, the better. Let’s keep thing simple …

Rip-cut vs crosscut

Rip-cut vs Crosscut: What are they really?

I sometimes receive questions about rip-cutting and crosscutting. Woodworking terminology can be confusing especially when  you are just getting started. Rip-cut vs crosssut: A rip cut is a cut in the same direction as the grain of the wood and …