Is Polyurethane Food Safe For Wood Countertops?

applying polyurethane on wood

Is polyurethane food safe for wood countertops? That is a question that I have come across so many times on the internet. Having beautiful wood countertops is a dream kitchen for most people. The last thing someone wants to worry about is that their new beautiful countertops will be harmful if food is on them. To answer the question in …

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Is Pressure Treated Wood Safe for Outdoor Furniture?

Outdoor Furniture

As summer starts to come into focus, the thoughts of millions of Americans start to drift to their backyard, porch, or patio. Summertime fun in the sun, parties, and cookouts with the fam are what make summer so much fun! Of course, everyone will need a place to sit, relax, and eat, which means you’ll need some comfortable outdoor furniture. …

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When to use Coarse or Fine Thread Kreg Screws?

Coarse vs fine threaded kreg screws

When it comes to woodworking, it is important to choose the right screws for your project. Most of the screws either have a coarse thread or a fine thread. But how do I know which one to use? Does coarse thread screw hold better than a fine thread screw, or vise versa? Does it really matter what screws I use? …

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How Strong are Pocket Hole Screws?

Have you ever built a seating bench or a chair using a Kreg Jig pocket hole system and wondered how much weight this bench can hold? When working on my DIY projects, that thought always crosses my mind. What if someone sits on that chair that I build, and that chair just crumples to the ground? That would be really …

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Why is a 2×4 not 2 Inches by 4 Inches? (Solved!)

Have you ever purchased a 2×4 piece of lumber at the hardware store and started working on the project to realize that the 2×4 is not 2 inches by 4 inches. Are lumber companies trying to fool us into thinking we’re buying more lumber than we actually are? The simple reason why 2×4 is not 2 inches by 4 inches …

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