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Hammer in nails without chipped plaster with grease
September 2020

Hammer in nails without chipped plaster with grease

If you want to hit a nail in the wall, the plaster of the wall will be gladly used in old-style apartments, and the nail does not really want to get into the wall. Remedy: first put the nail in a...

Cut the laminate clean
September 2020

Cut the laminate clean

When sawing a laminate with a jigsaw, the paper layer on the best saw blade will "fray" and give off unsightly edges. As a rule, this is not noticeable at the edges due to the covering of the...

Repair damage (small dents) in the wood
September 2020

Repair damage (small dents) in the wood

A table top or steps of a wooden staircase e.g. made of pine wood with many small dents (depressions) in the surface does not look good anymore. You can easily repair this damage, with a needle...

Easy way to cut many, equal length boards
September 2020

Easy way to cut many, equal length boards

If you cut many boards of the same length, the constant measuring becomes a chore. So just make a stop. Measure the first board accurately and record at the desired length. After that (if you are...

Renew old door frames with laminate
September 2020

Renew old door frames with laminate

In old buildings mostly old door frames are installed. In order to save the dirt by the removal and installation of new door frames, we came to a random laminate laminate board to help. We bought in...

Make leaky wooden doors and windows weatherproof
September 2020

Make leaky wooden doors and windows weatherproof

When driving rain often moisture through the narrow cracks of wooden windows and doors occurs. My remedy: Clean the frame well, place a thick silicone sausage on the stop edges. Everything with a...

Protect wood permanently
September 2020

Protect wood permanently

To permanently protect wood, it should first be treated with an impregnating primer (Capacryl wood protection primer) from the outside. This impregnation protects the wood from fungal attack, insect...

IKEA kitchen factum - attach wall cabinets
September 2020

IKEA kitchen factum - attach wall cabinets

IKEA's "Faktum" kitchen system is a bit of a problem when it comes to hanging up the kitchen cabinets, as they can not be aligned afterwards. IKEA has dispensed with the system in the usual known...

Hide screw heads with round dowels
September 2020

Hide screw heads with round dowels

Bolted wood joints are strong and practical, especially if they are simultaneously glued to butt. If you want, you can make the heads of the screws disappear with the old boat builder technology. ...

Press nut into wood
September 2020

Press nut into wood

There are a hundred occasions where you want an M threaded joint in the wood. There are special Einschraubadapter in the trade. Here's another way, which often works well. Drill a hole about 6 mm...