Three Solid Postandrail Joints

Because the side rails support the mattress, the joints between the side rails and the bedposts are important to the overall solidity of the bed. Yet they need to be disassembled easily. This is an interesting challenge, considering that wood expands and con tracts with humidity changes. Wood also can compress, either as a result of seasonal changes operating against a metal fastener, or due to the stresses placed on the bed in use. There are a wide variety of fasteners available that attempt to meet this challenge,

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

Woodworking Tools and Installation Tips

There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.

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